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Senior housing types near Shelby, NC

  • Elmcroft of Shelby

    Elmcroft of Shelby

    1550 Charles Rd, Shelby, NC 28152
    (3)
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    Situated in beautiful Shelby, known as “the City of Pleasant Living,” our warm, relaxing assisted living single-story community is known for down-home cooking, family get-togethers and lots of fellowship. Senior residents enjoy Elmcroft of Shelby’s welcoming environment; engaged and friendly staff;...

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  • Brookdale Shelby

    Brookdale Shelby

    1425 East Marion Street, Shelby, NC 28150
    (3)
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    Quality Care You Can Count On If you’re ready to move into an exceptionally warm and welcoming assisted living community in Shelby, North Carolina where you can enjoy spacious and comfortable accommodations, wonderful company and personalized care plans that provide you with quality care you can...

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  • Sweet Caroline Living

    110 Greene Dr, Shelby, NC 28150
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  • Summit Place of Kings Mountain

    Summit Place of Kings Mountain

    1001 Phifer Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
    (8)
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    Summit Place of Kings Mountain Summit Place of Kings Mountain is an assisted living community located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina of Cleveland County. With its ideal location near many restaurants, shopping centers, public parks, museums and galleries, the city of Kings Mountain offers the...

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  • Brookdale Forest City

    Brookdale Forest City

    493 Piney Ridge Road, Forest City, NC 28043
    (8)
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    Quality Care You Can Count On You deserve quality care you can count on, but you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your freedom to have it. Here at our beautiful assisted living and memory care community, you can enjoy custom care plans, a fun-filled community calendar and a warm and welcoming environment...

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  • Brookdale Union

    Brookdale Union

    1717 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (6)
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    Explore a Redefined Independence Senior living shouldn’t mean a life full of the stress and isolation that often comes from living at home. It shouldn’t be filled with worry about health issues, or whether you’re going to get the help you need each day. Our residents enjoy a premier assisted living...

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  • Morningside of Gastonia

    Morningside of Gastonia

    2755 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (20)
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    Morningside of Gastonia is the only Assisted Living Community with 24-hour licensed nursing staff. It provides a full complement of assisted living services combined with a comprehensive Check Point Program that enhances and protects quality of life through coordinated and integrated service...

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  • Brookdale Robinwood

    Brookdale Robinwood

    1750 Robinwood Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (12)
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    It’s time to upgrade your senior living lifestyle. Choose us for your next home sweet home and you’ll enjoy an assisted living community in Gastonia, North Carolina. Ideally situated just 20 minutes north of Charlotte, we are one of the premier senior communities in the region. Our residents enjoy...

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  • Brookdale New Hope

    Brookdale New Hope

    1680 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
    (14)
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    Find a Life of Redefined Independence Remember the senior living lifestyle you used to image? It’s still possible. Our premium assisted living services give you the ability to trade the stress and busyness that comes with life at home for a life spent exploring passions, creative pursuits and social...

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  • Elmcroft of Cramerton

    Elmcroft of Cramerton

    500 Cramer Mountain Road , Cramerton, NC 28032
    (1)
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    Situated in beautiful Cramerton, our vibrant assisted living single-story community offers picturesque views from atop Cramer Mountain and is conveniently close to both Charlotte and Gastonia. Elmcroft of Cramerton offers residents a warm, relaxing living environment and easy access to shopping,...

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  • Carolina Gardens at York

    Carolina Gardens at York

    1020 North Congress Street, York, SC 29745
    (7)
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    Carolina Gardens at York is an assisted living and memory care community located in York, South Carolina. York is a thriving city located near the larger metro areas of Charlotte and Rock Hill. Our historic city exudes southern charm and a rich history while also offering residents a strong sense of...

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  • Summit Hills

    Summit Hills

    100 Summit Hills Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (12)
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    Summit Hills is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Located on 50 acres and just minutes from downtown Spartanburg, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care Services,...

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  • Lake Wylie Assisted Living

    Lake Wylie Assisted Living

    4877 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie, SC 29710
    (16)
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    Situated near the Catawba River in York County, minutes from the city of Charlotte, Lake Wylie Retirement and Assisted Living Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With Lake Wylie nearby, a small town resort-like atmosphere and old-fashioned Southern charm make this peaceful and...

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  • The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    104 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (16)
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    Live in the hub of local activity while enjoying the intimacy of The Waterford at Dillon Pointe. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Spartanburg, SC, offers personalized services and thoughtful amenities that generate excitement and pride among residents and their guests. The caring and...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    1705 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (85)
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    Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn, an award-winning full-service luxury senior apartment community located in beautiful Spartanburg, SC. Our senior apartments and well-landscaped neighborhood offer luxurious care, peace of mind, and maximum comfort tailored to the needs of each resident. We...

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  • Elmcroft of Newton

    Elmcroft of Newton

    1088 Radio Station Rd, Newton, NC 28658
    (9)
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    Close to vibrant Hickory and situated on beautiful grounds, Elmcroft of Newton is a warm, homelike assisted living single-story community that offers residents a relaxing living environment and easy access to shopping, dining and medical services. Senior residents enjoy Elmcroft of Newton’s...

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  • The Crossings at Steele Creek

    13600 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28278
    (30)
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    Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is the home of The Crossings at Steele Creek, an assisted living community, specializing in Alzheimer's and memory care. Charlotte is also known as the corporate headquarters of the Bank of America or the east coast operations center for Wells Fargo....

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  • Brookdale Hickory Northeast

    Brookdale Hickory Northeast

    2530 16th Street Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
    (12)
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    A Great Setting for a Great Life You deserve a great backdrop for living a great life, and that’s what we offer our residents. We are a premiere assisted living community in Hickory, North Carolina where you can trade the stress and hassles of life at home for a life lived well. You’ll be surrounded...

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  • Brookdale Falling Creek

    Brookdale Falling Creek

    910 29th Avenue Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601
    (11)
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    Savor the Golden Years When you decide to move into our assisted living community in Hickory, North Carolina, you’re doing more than relocating to a new home. You’re embarking on a brand new adventure riddled with warm and friendly neighbors, a wonderfully diverse activity calendar and personalized...

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  • Brookdale Ebenezer Road

    Brookdale Ebenezer Road

    1920 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (11)
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    Build Your Best Life Here It’s time to trade your lifestyle in for a new, upgraded model. You’ll find it here, nestled in a quiet, residential area of Rock Hill, South Carolina in York County. As one of our residents, you’ll get rid of chores, cleaning and cooking. In their place, you’ll get an...

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  • Brockford Inn Assisted Living

    Brockford Inn Assisted Living

    56 N Highland Ave, Granite Falls, NC 28630
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    Brockford Inn has been providing elder care to our local community for over 40 years. Our staff has an equal amount of experience working with the geriatric population suffering from dementia, mental challenges, and being homeless. We are a family owned company, located in Granite Falls, NC. Our...

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  • Morningside of Rock Hill

    Morningside of Rock Hill

    1830 West Main Street, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (8)
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    Located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Morningside of Rock Hill is the premier assisted living residence of choice for your loved one. Our caregivers, dietary staff, and management team all strive for excellence, and have one goal — to exceed your expectations everyday. Morningside of Rock Hill...

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  • HarborChase of Rock Hill

    HarborChase of Rock Hill

    1611 Constitution Boulevard, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (17)
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    HarborChase is home to the best: those who live here, and those who care for them. Simple kindness abounds, as does respect, and the celebration of each individual life with the dignity it has earned. At HarborChase, we know that residents who can no longer live independently still want to feel...

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  • Chandler Place Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Chandler Place Assisted Living and Memory Care

    1800 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (20)
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    It’s time to upgrade your senior living. And we have just the place to do it. We are a premier senior living community offering assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care services. Our residents have more options for enjoying the senior living lifestyle. They also have fewer worries, as our...

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  • Carolina Gardens at Rock Hill

    Carolina Gardens at Rock Hill

    1785 Lexington Common Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (19)
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    Carolina Gardens at Rock Hill is an assisted living community is Rock Hill, South Carolina. Rock Hill is a large and thriving city with a welcoming, small town atmosphere. Our historic town boasts a world-renowned sports facility, genuine southern hospitality and an abundance of cultural and...

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  • LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    1064 West Mills St., Columbus, NC 28722
    (8)
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    Experience lodge-like living while soaking up gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains at LaurelHurst. From thoughtfully designed one- and two-bedroom floor plans to the world-class services and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have thought of...

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  • HarborChase of Riverwalk (Opening Early 2020)

    HarborChase of Riverwalk (Opening Early 2020)

    749 Dunkins Ferry Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730
    (1)
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    HarborChase of Riverwalk Conveniently located close to the unique dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities of the distinctive Riverwalk community, HarborChase of Riverwalk is a seamless combination of timeless elegance, modern conveniences and Southern hospitality. Here, you'll happily...

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  • MerryWood on Park

    MerryWood on Park

    3600 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (41)
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    Located in the heart of Charlotte, Myers Park and Dilworth neighborhoods.

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  • Senior Retreat at Park Crossing

    Senior Retreat at Park Crossing

    10408 Avondale Ave, Charlotte, NC 28210
    (3)
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    Senior Retreat at Park Crossing is a gorgeous 3,300 square foot ranch home in the Park Crossing Neighborhood near CMC Pineville in South Charlotte. The house has 6 Private Bedrooms and 4 Full Bathrooms. Our monthly rates cover the monthly rent/room, all utilities (including house phone/internet),...

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  • The Laurels in the Village at Carolina Place

    The Laurels in the Village at Carolina Place

    13180 Dorman Road, Pineville, NC 28134
    (33)
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    If you happened to be at The Laurels a few weeks ago, your perceptions might have been changed. You would have seen our residents donning motorcycle helmets and spinning around the neighborhood with a caring group of Harley Davidson enthusiasts. At The Laurels we celebrate age by offering creative...

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  • The Charlotte

    The Charlotte

    9120 Willow Ridge Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210
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    The Charlotte is a luxury retirement community in South Charlotte. Conveniently located on Park Road, adjacent to Atrium Pineville and just minutes from South Park, our private community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care...

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  • Special Touch Living

    Special Touch Living

    514 southland road, Huntersville, NC 28072
    (3)
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    Special Touch Living assisted living home is the alternate choice to nursing home placement. Our Residential assisted living home is perfect for seniors who want to live a stress-free lifestyle while keeping their dignity and independence. We provide assistance to residents who may require 24/7 care...

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  • Ashlan Village

    Ashlan Village

    415 Brenda Way, Lyman, SC 29365
    (15)
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    Ashlan Village is a continuing care community, where your choices matter. Through community services and programs, Ashlan Village provides for the social, spiritual, nutritional, residential, wellness and health care needs of older people at reasonable cost. We have a variety of spacious floor plans...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Charlotte

    Brighton Gardens of Charlotte

    6000 Park South Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210
    (56)
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    Our foundation is belief in the sacred value of human life. Our Mission: To champion the quality of life for all seniors! Sunrise Senior has been caring for seniors for 35 years, we are all over the US, in the UK & Canada. We believe that the community you choose should be a good fit for the entire...

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  • Summit Place of Southpark

    Summit Place of Southpark

    2101 Runnymede Lane, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (21)
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    Welcome to Summit Place of Southpark Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located in the Southpark area of Charlotte, North Carolina. The moment you walk in to Summit Place you become a part of our family. Relax in a cozy chair, shop the nearby stores or enjoy one of our many stimulating...

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  • Elmcroft of Little Avenue

    Elmcroft of Little Avenue

    7745 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (35)
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    Elmcroft of Little Avenue is nestled in a small, quiet neighborhood community in south Charlotte, North Carolina is known for its home-like atmosphere. Nearby Pineville, a thriving town of 3,500 people, is well known for the charming antique shops that line Main Street. For those seeking the...

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  • The Social at Cotswold

    The Social at Cotswold

    3610 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
    (5)
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    Come To Live Here. Just when you thought life in the Carolinas couldn’t get any better, The Social at Cotswold has raised the bar. Great scenery is just the start. We’ve also instilled a new philosophy on senior living, as fresh as the morning breeze while rocking on our wrap-around porch. See, to...

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  • Charlotte Square

    Charlotte Square

    5820 Carmel Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (13)
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    Bank on having the time of your life at Charlotte Square, where a full calendar of activities and social programs, in addition to apartments with thoughtful amenities and services, offers a rewarding, enriching lifestyle. Our community provides Assisted Living and Memory Care in Charlotte, North...

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  • Waltonwood  Cotswold

    Waltonwood Cotswold

    5215 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
    (4)
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    We are so thrilled about your interest in our community. We are the most elegant, well-appointed, luxury senior living community in Charlotte. We are located on Randolph Rd, south of the Cotswold shopping center. Our well thought out community design offers an immaculate independent living presence...

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  • Senior Retreat at Stonehaven

    Senior Retreat at Stonehaven

    6400 Burlwood Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
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    This beautiful 3,400 Square Feet, 5 Bedroom home sits on a 1/2 beautiful lot with a large Den and Living Room -each with its own Fireplace. Two dining areas and a large Screened-In Porch overlooking the beautifully landscaped back yard.

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  • Atria Lake Norman

    Atria Lake Norman

    140 Carriage Club Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117
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    Located just west of downtown Mooresville, Atria Lake Norman is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, most with a full...

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  • Brookdale South Charlotte

    Brookdale South Charlotte

    5515 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (26)
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    Do More, Live More It’s time to build your best life, and we have just the place to do it. We are a beautiful care community for seniors, offering the best in assisted living and memory care services. We provide just the right amount of support, enabling each resident to pursue their passions,...

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  • The Blake at Edgewater

    The Blake at Edgewater

    1099 Edgewater Pkwy, Fort Mill, SC 29707
    (2)
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    Resort Style Assisted Living and Memory Care Strategically located in Indian Land, South Carolina off of Edgewater Parkway. The Blake at Edgewater is unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home....

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  • Kestral Ridge Family Care Home

    Kestral Ridge Family Care Home

    9305 Kestral Ridge Drive, Charlotte, NC 28269
    (2)
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    This is a beautiful residential home located in the senior section of Highland Creek. The home is located on a private lot, with a wooded backyard. This home has one private room with a bathroom and one semi-private room with a master bathroom. The capacity of the home is three residents. The home...

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  • Sunrise on Providence

    Sunrise on Providence

    5114 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (33)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

    Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

    11230 Ballantyne Trace Court, Charlotte, NC 28277
    (27)
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    Welcome Home to Legacy Heights of Charlotte. We are located in South Charlotte's beautiful Ballantyne area, close to neighborhood shopping malls. Our community offers Assisted Living as well as our award winning Bridge to Rediscovery, Montessori-based memory care program. We also offer Respite Care...

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  • Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

    Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

    5800 Old Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (59)
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    Care Today, Care Tomorrow If you’re ready to exchange the burden of things like cooking, cleaning and laundry for a community that offers exciting activities and events, custom care that meets your specific needs and amenities and services that resemble life at a destination resort rather than a...

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  • Senior Retreat at Lansdowne

    Senior Retreat at Lansdowne

    7219 Folger Dr, Charlotte, NC 28270
    (4)
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    Senior Retreat at Lansdowne is a licensed Family Care Home located in the Lansdowne Neighborhood in South Charlotte 5 houses off of Providence Road. We accept Seniors Only considered 'Independent' or 'Full Assisted Living' with some slight to moderate Dementia. Our ranch home has approximately...

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  • Summit Place of Mooresville

    Summit Place of Mooresville

    128 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117
    (8)
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    At Summit Place we have only 40 residents in our Assisted Living community. Adjacent to our Assisted Living we also have Memory Care right on our campus with only 20 residents in that portion of the community. Our community is small and intimate. This allows us to have more hands on time with our...

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  • Brookdale Lenoir

    Brookdale Lenoir

    1145 Powell Road Northeast, Lenoir, NC 28645
    (6)
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    Magnificent Care in the Blue Ridge Mountains Tucked into a quiet corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains is a community where you can trade the hassles and chores that come along with life at home for a resort-style life full of interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with. We are a...

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Shelby, North Carolina

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities administer supervision, care, and social interaction to individuals around 65 years old. Services offered often involve assistance with the activities of daily life. Residents may be kept under supervision and evaluation. In some situations, facilities may offer nursing care, "aging in place", or respite. In North Carolina, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $66,000 . North Carolina has specific statutes related to this kind of facility.

Demographics and Values

Shelby has a population density of 346 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Shelby, 9.2% consider themselves widows, 15.9% do not have health insurance, 17.4% have some form of disability, and 57.1% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Shelby is 1.3% mixed race, 39.9% black, 4.9% Hispanic, 56.0% white, 0.7% Asian, 2.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.0% Native American. Based on gender, 45.4% are male and 54.6% are female. The median age of Shelby is 39 years old. In Shelby, 8.7% of the population are veterans. Of the population of Shelby 8.5% have a graduate degree, 31.9% have a high-school diploma, and 21.8% have a college degree.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which location is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Shelby is about 16.1% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median price of rent in Shelby is about $719 and the median value of a house in Shelby is $117,202.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

The natural beauty of North Carolina is ranked 36th in the nation. North Carolina is ranked 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare. The state of North Carolina has 123 hospitals and 236 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,497,679. Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 83.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

Thirty-nine percent of North Carolina residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 15,737 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of North Carolina ranks 20th in the country for diversity. During the latest presidential election, 50% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 45.3 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. North Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 77%. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in North Carolina drops to around 41°F. The average high winter temperature is around 62°F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 19°F during the month of January. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Bitternut Hickory , Dwarf Crested Iris, Atlantic White Cedar, and Sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Gray Bats, the Gray And Red Foxes, the The American Black Bear, or the Amberjack. The state animal of North Carolina is the The Squirrel.