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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 312 Independent Living communities in Forest City and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near Forest City, North Carolina

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Henderson Care Center

125 Henderson Circle, Forest City, NC 28043

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Henderson Care Center is an assisted living community located in the quaint little town of Forest City, NC. We like to consider our community to be a bit different from others because we have a full schedule of activities that keep residents vibrant and healthy. Forest City is the ideal location...

LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

1064 West Mills St., Columbus, NC 28722

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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...

Summit Hills

100 Summit Hills Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29307

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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...

Brookdale Hendersonville East

2601 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792

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Freedom to Live Your LifeNestled in the culturally-rich city of Asheville, North Carolina, there is a beautiful independent living community just waiting to welcome you home. You can trade in the burdens of things like cooking, cleaning and laundry for a retirement rich in deep friendships and...

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Dogwood Retirement

602 Brookside Camp Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792

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Dogwood Retirement is an affordable independent living community located in Hendersonville, NC. We provide three meals a day, housekeeping and laundry service. Come by and see us and find out how your retirement can be affordable and comfortable.

Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

3200 Heritage Circle, Hendersonville, NC 28791

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Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills.Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills, the #1 retirement living community in Hendersonville. Our senior living community offers a full spectrum of independent living and memory care services administered by a specifically trained, caring...

Ardenwoods

2400 Appalachian Blvd, Arden, NC 28704

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Haywood Estates

1180 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29615

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Haywood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built upon the picturesque, rural landscape of the Blue Ridge foothills, you'll enjoy strolling along our paths and appreciate the scenic views that await you at every vista. Residents also love the...

Harmony at Five Forks

345 Five Forks Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29681

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Welcome to Harmony at Five ForksIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Simpsonville, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services...

Bella Vista

55 Piney Mountain Drive, Asheville, NC 28805

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We believe that Bella Vista Independent Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure.At Bella Vista Independent Living, our management teams...

Pinecrest

915 29th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601

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Pinecrest provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. You'll be instantly charmed by our peaceful, rural setting that's just a short drive from Charlotte, Asheville, Blowing Rock and Boone. Residents enjoy the convenience of being close to all the entertainment,...

Overture Greenville

52 Market Point Dr, Greenville, SC 29607

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Maple Brook Terrace Retirement Community NOW OPEN

150 Verdin Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

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NOW OPEN August, 2020Maple Brook Terrace is the NEW Premier All-Inclusive Independent Living Retirement Community in the Upstate of South Carolina. As an all-inclusive community we offer many amenities and activities that you are sure to appreciate and enjoy. Maple Brook Terrace offers 24/7...

Cascades Verdae

10 Fountainview Terrace, Greenville, SC 29607

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Cascades Verdae is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Greenville, South Carolina. Located on 40 acres and just minutes from downtown Greenville, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care...

Westminster

11 East Augusta Place, Greenville, SC 29605

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Westminster provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within the Appalachian foothills in the peaceful town of Greenville, you'll love our community's friendly, small-town feel and big-city conveniences. We're just minutes from great restaurants, shopping...

Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804

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Welcome to Harmony at Reynolds MountainIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Secured Assisted LivingIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Asheville, North Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security,...

Quillen Manor Assisted Living and Villas

709 Quillen Ave, Fountain Inn, SC 29644

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Located in Fountain Inn, Greenville County, South Carolina, Quillen Manor is an independent and assisted living community for seniors that also provides memory care for residents with memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease. The community is nestled in a quiet, rural area, surrounded by...

Chandler Place Independent Living

745 Dilworth Lane, Rock Hill, SC 29732

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Welcome to Chandler Place. Our newly constructed apartment homes provide a distinctive combination of service and independence which enables you to make choices and enjoy life. With a choice of one or two bedroom apartments, you may select the option that best meets your needs. Your apartment...

Senior Villages

1705 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208

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Senior Villages has the perfect mix of comfort and affordability, if you are looking for an independent living apartment Senior Villages is conveniently located near shopping, the library, the YMCA, Uptown Charlotte, major interstates, and the airport. Our activities include resident get...

HarborChase of Riverwalk NOW OPEN

749 Dunkins Ferry Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730

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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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Forest City, North Carolina


Independent Living

For those who would wish to live primarily without personal care assistance but wish for the convenience of having daily tasks and responsibilities handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect choice. Frequent needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are accounted for, which provides residents more free time to live their lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between communities, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of independent medical providers, they may always do so. There are a number of expenditures and benefits to keep in mind while determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are included in the service plan: transportation, field trips, private phone, utilities, Waiting list deposit, initial assessment fee, internet access, and housekeeping. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include game/TV room, beauty salon & barber shop, community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, transportation, laundry service, concierge services, and private rental hall.


Cost of Living

The community in which a community is located might have a large influence on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a motivating factor in determining which community is the best fit for your family. The median home value in Forest City is around $91,723 and the median cost for rent is $656 per month a month. The rent burden for Forest City is around 20.6% of the average person’s monthly income.


Demographics and Values

In Forest City, 5.6% of the population are veterans. In terms of education, 32.8% have a high-school diploma, 6.9% have a graduate degree, and 14.6% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Forest City, 12.1% do not have health insurance, 49.5% participate in the labor force, 37.4% live in poverty, and 9.8% consider themselves widows. Forest City has a population density of 324 people per square mile. Based on gender, 55.4% are female and 44.6% are male. The median age of Forest City is 35 years old. Demographically, Forest City is 0.7% mixed race, 28.0% black, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Asian, 13.3% Hispanic, 7.7% other or not specified, and 63.2% white.


State Information

An overview of North Carolina

North Carolina is ranked 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare. Residents of North Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 36th in the United States. 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. The state of North Carolina has 123 hospitals and 236 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,497,679. The three highest ranked hospitals in North Carolina are Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital.


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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 46% of North Carolina residents voted Democrat and 50% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.


State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 62F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. 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 average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Atlantic white cedar, yellow trout lily, dragon’s mouth orchid, and sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bobcat, the gray bats, the groundhog, or the nine-banded armadillo. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in North Carolina

There are 20 independent living facilities near Forest City, North Carolina. See the full list.

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