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  • Chandler Place Independent Living

    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 home...

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  • MerryWood on Park

    MerryWood on Park

    3600 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (40)
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    Located in the heart of Charlotte, Myers Park and Dilworth neighborhoods.

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  • HarborChase of Riverwalk (Opening Dec 2019)

    HarborChase of Riverwalk (Opening Dec 2019)

    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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  • The Manor

    The Manor

    12940 Dorman Rd, Pineville, NC 28134
    (4)
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    The Manor is our newest community on our campus. We are a family owned company that opened our first senior living community in 1995. Our resident satisfaction surveys consistently rate resident satisfaction above 9 (out of 10). We have over 300 residents and know them by name, we strive every day...

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  • The Dorchester South

    The Dorchester South

    12930 Dorman Rd, Pineville, NC 28134
    (20)
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    The Dorchester is an affordable independent senior living community located in Charlotte, NC. We are a family owned company that opened our first senior living community in 1995. The Dorchester offers 1- and 2-bedroom apartments that are spacious, bright and welcoming. All floorplans are single...

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  • Carmel Place

    Carmel Place

    5512 Carmel Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (49)
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    Carmel Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently located in South Charlotte near some of the city's best shopping, dining and healthcare, you'll enjoy living in our beautiful and peaceful community. You'll wish you called us home sooner. Our...

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  • Overture Cotswold 55+ Apartment Homes (NOW OPEN)

    Overture Cotswold 55+ Apartment Homes (NOW OPEN)

    4830 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
    (2)
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    Upscale Living Meets Charlotte's Charm - Carefree, Maintenance-free, 55+ Apartment Homes Welcome to an entirely new world of luxury, style, and new found freedom. Overture Cotswold is the perfect place to find a 55+ apartment for rent in Charlotte, NC. Live the carefree lifestyle you’ve always...

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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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  • Shads Landing

    Shads Landing

    9131 Benfield Road, Charlotte, NC 28269
    (17)
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    Shads Landing provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built upon ten-acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with a large pond at the center, Shads Landing offers you all the convenience of Charlotte with a lovely park-like setting to call their own. Yet we're...

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  • Brookdale Charlotte East

    Brookdale Charlotte East

    6053 Wilora Lake Road, Charlotte, NC 28212
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    Aging well can mean living well, especially with the resort-style amenities available at our community. Start your days strolling through expansive courtyards and along flower-lined walking paths, perhaps stop at the wellness center and then enjoy a stage play at the on-site theater. Or maybe you’d...

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  • Overture Providence 55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Providence 55+ Apartment Homes

    6805 Walnut Branch Lne, Charlotte, NC 28277
    (2)
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    Welcome to Overture Providence, your premiere 55+ active adult living destination. Here, you will discover beautifully designed apartment homes, one-of-a-kind services and over 12,000 square feet of resort-inspired amenities. We offer everything you’ll need to maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle;...

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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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  • Willow Grove

    Willow Grove

    10043 Idlewild Road, Matthews, NC 28105
    (35)
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    Willow Grove provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Our hometown of Matthews is a largely residential community that is warm, friendly and safe. Between our quaint downtown and network of charming parks, there's plenty to see and do right here in town. Our...

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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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  • Pinecrest

    Pinecrest

    915 29th Avenue, Hickory, NC 28601
    (39)
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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, dining...

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  • Crescent Heights

    Crescent Heights

    240 Branchview Drive Northeast, Concord, NC 28025
    (22)
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    Crescent Heights provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. You'll be delighted with the rich history of downtown Concord, a charming little area just to the northeast of Charlotte. With mild winters and warm summers, you'll be free to enjoy all the sites 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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  • Oak Park Retirement

    Oak Park Retirement

    548 White Oaks Drive, Salisbury, NC 28147
    (16)
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    We believe that Oak Park Retirement 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 Oak Park Retirement, our management teams live on-site, and are...

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  • Harmony at Five Forks

    Harmony at Five Forks

    345 Five Forks Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29681
    (6)
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    Situated in Simpsonville, South Carolina, Harmony at Five Forks has 176 units, with 100 Independent Living apartments, 48 Assisted Living apartments and 28 Memory Care apartments. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well landscaped campus. The community is...

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  • Quillen Manor Assisted Living and Villas

    Quillen Manor Assisted Living and Villas

    709 Quillen Ave, Fountain Inn, SC 29644
    (9)
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    Located in Fountain Inn, Greenville County, South Carolina, Quillen Manor is an 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 trees that help...

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  • Haywood Estates

    Haywood Estates

    1180 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29615
    (53)
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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...

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  • Brookdale Hendersonville East

    Brookdale Hendersonville East

    2601 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792
    (36)
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    Freedom to Live Your Life Nestled 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
    (6)
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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.

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    3200 Heritage Circle, Hendersonville, NC 28791
    (69)
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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...

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  • Westminster

    Westminster

    11 East Augusta Place, Greenville, SC 29605
    (25)
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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 and...

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  • Bella Vista

    Bella Vista

    55 Piney Mountain Drive, Asheville, NC 28805
    (29)
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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...

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  • Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804
    (11)
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    Nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, The Crossings at Reynolds Mountain has 172 units, with 90 Independent Living apartments, 58 Assisted Living apartments and 24 Secured Assisted apartments. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well...

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  • The Willows of Easley

    The Willows of Easley

    105 Willow Place, Easley, SC 29640
    (14)
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    The Willows of Easley is more than a place to call home—it's a way of life. Find fulfillment and enjoyment in a vibrant, welcoming community with exceptional care and support. Enjoy a book in the lounge, relax on the patio or visit local attractions. Everything you need is right here. If you’re...

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  • Harmony at Columbia

    Harmony at Columbia

    2300 Clemson Rd, Columbia, SC 29229
    (8)
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    The Crossings at Columbia located in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina is a assisted living community for seniors that is looking to help them with their daily needs. Columbia has much to offer to both residents and guests, including Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Columbia Canal and...

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  • Heritage Woods

    Heritage Woods

    3812 Forrestgate Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    (16)
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    Heritage Woods is a full service rental retirement community in Winston Salem, North Carolina offering monthly rentals for Independent and Assisted Living. Beautifully landscaped on six acres, the community is private and yet accessible to area Hospitals, Hanes Mall, physicians' offices and historic...

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  • Creekside Terrace

    Creekside Terrace

    3895 Old Vineyard Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
    (24)
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    Creekside Terrace provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located near Winston-Salem, you'll love the elegant grace of our facility and all that the community has to offer. We're conveniently close to shopping, world-class medical facilities, vineyards, golfing and...

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  • The Waterford at Columbia

    The Waterford at Columbia

    9370 Windsor Lake Blvd, Columbia, SC 29223
    (20)
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    Experience the utmost in Southern hospitality at The Waterford at Columbia. Our desired amenities and convenient services welcome residents to live a vibrant lifestyle that encourages independence with innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs. Our Independent Living...

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  • The Legacy of Anderson Senior Living Community

    The Legacy of Anderson Senior Living Community

    3501 North Highway 81, Anderson, SC 29621
    (11)
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    Come visit the 'best kept secret' in retirement living in the greater Greenville area. Affordable retirement living with all the trimmings...you'll find it at The Legacy. Everything about The Legacy is designed to make you feel right at home...the gracious common areas, the friendly service, the...

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  • Forsyth Court

    Forsyth Court

    2945 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
    (36)
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    Welcome to Forsyth Court, an independent senior living community with compassionate staff and friendly neighbors. Boasting amenities and services, it's easy to picture what your life will be like here with us. As a resident, you'll enjoy a spacious studio, one-, or two-bedroom apartment suite...

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  • Arbor Ridge at Stanleyville

    Arbor Ridge at Stanleyville

    350 Arbor View Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
    (25)
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    Arbor Ridge at Stanleyville, in North Winston-Salem, NC, is the newest option in retirement living — offering an independent lifestyle with the in-house personal home care assistance you or your loved one may need to maintain that independence! Located on 12 beautiful acres, our community is...

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  • Deepwood Estates

    Deepwood Estates

    203 Old Chapin Road, Lexington, SC 29072
    (34)
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    Deepwood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Just minutes from the scenic shores of Lake Murray, you'll fall in love with our comfortable facilities, beautiful grounds and stunning views. Residents appreciate the convenience of being so close to the...

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  • Forest Pines

    Forest Pines

    1720 Devonshire Drive, Columbia, SC 29204
    (15)
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    Forest Pines provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated just outside of Columbia's downtown, you'll enjoy our beautiful grounds and facilities while enjoying all of the convenience and culture of the state's capitol. We're just minutes away from shopping,...

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  • Summit Place

    Summit Place

    107 Perpetual Square Drive, Anderson, SC 29621
    (20)
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    Live the good life at Summit Place, where desired amenities and world-class services excite our residents and provide a rewarding, enriching lifestyle. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily living. You can be...

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  • Brookdale Anderson

    Brookdale Anderson

    311 Simpson Road, Anderson, SC 29621
    (24)
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    Brookdale Anderson is a luxurious senior living community offering a wide range of senior services in Anderson, South Carolina. Our campus sits on 12 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering residents a peaceful and tranquil retirement experience. Just minutes from major...

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  • The Village at Southlake

    The Village at Southlake

    123 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072
    (25)
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    The Village at Southlake is a senior community located in Lexington, South Carolina, in Lexington County, which offers superlative independent living. From the second you first enter the community you'll know there is something special about The Village at Southlake, from the care free atmosphere to...

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  • Avalon Place

    Avalon Place

    1030 Atlas Rd, Columbia, SC 29209
    (5)
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    Our 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes are filled with energy efficient appliances, such as, stove, refrigerator w/ ice maker, dishwasher, garbage disposal and microwaves! Each apartment also has their own washer/dryer connections. The homes are a spacious 700-900 sq.ft. that is beautifully designed to...

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  • Arbor Ridge at Kernersville

    Arbor Ridge at Kernersville

    1237 Masten Dr, Kernersville, NC 27284
    (11)
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    All the independence you desire, and all the on-site assisted services you need or one day might need. Private studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments in a beautiful modern setting. Our on-site home care agency provides peace of mind that we can accommodate your changing needs as you age in...

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  • The Stratford

    The Stratford

    1573 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC 27265
    (19)
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    The Stratford provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated in a quiet, residential community on beautiful landscaped grounds in North High Point, you'll love coming home to The Stratford. We're close to exciting shops, top-rated healthcare, golfing and a...

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  • Heritage Greens

    Heritage Greens

    801 Meadowood St, Greensboro, NC 27409
    (4)
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    Enjoy carefree retirement living at its best. At Heritage Greens, we offer a full-service solution for Greensboro's mature adults. Our independent living, VerraSpringSM assisted living residence, and The ArboretumSM for Alzheimer's care, feature a wide variety of apartment sizes and floor plans to...

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  • Senior Villages

    1705 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208
    (13)
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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 together...

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  • Henderson Care Center

    125 Henderson Circle, Forest City, NC 28043
    (5)
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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 for...

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  • Clinton Presbyterian Community

    801 Musgrove Street, Clinton, SC 29325
    (2)
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    Clinton Presbyterian Community is an assisted living community located in Clinton, SC. Clinton, which is located in Laurens County, is a small town with park-like grounds and mature trees, and home to about 8,500 people. Clinton has a few local shops and stores where residents can enjoy going to run...

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  • The Heritage of Cedar Rock

    191 Crestview Drive, Mocksville, NC 27028
    (4)
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    The Heritage of Cedar Rock in Mocksville NC is proud to present a wonderful assisted living community. Our gorgeous floor plans and restaurant styled dining will delight your family members as they enjoy safety and independence in their golden years. Our dedicated staff of professionals will attend...

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  • Overture Greenville (Opening Early 2020)

    52 Market Point Dr, Greenville, SC 29607
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  • Amara Place

    Amara Place

    651 Polo Rd, Columbia, SC 29223
    (9)
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Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the choice to live their active lives while assuring their essential needs are met. Frequent needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, which provides occupants more opportunities to live active lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of independent care providers. There are a variety of costs and benefits to balance while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in your care plan: internet access, initial assessment fee, meals, wellness program, housekeeping, Waiting list deposit, field trips, and laundry. The conveniences associated with independent living include beauty salon & barber shop, private rental hall, security guards, healthcare center, restaurant-style dining hall, transportation, laundry service, and game/TV room.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 54.9% are female and 45.1% are male. The median age of Kings Mountain is 36 years old. In Kings Mountain, 9.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Kings Mountain is 2.6% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Native American, 2.4% mixed race, 22.9% black, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.9% Asian, and 72.6% white. In Kings Mountain, 16.8% do not have health insurance, 10.0% are widows, 60.9% participate in the labor force, and 16.7% have some form of disability. The current population of Kings Mountain consists of 10,791 people. Kings Mountain has a population density of 310 people per square mile. Of the population of Kings Mountain 44.6% have a high-school diploma, 4.1% have a graduate degree, and 11.0% have a college degree.

Cost of Living

The location where a facility is located will have a huge influence on the price of care. Cost of living can be a big influence when deciding which destination is best for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Kings Mountain is about 20.6% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Kings Mountain is $805 and the median value for a home for Kings Mountain is about $115,552.

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. Out of a national average of 100, North Carolina has a cost of living index rating of 94, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 83. There are 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 North Carolina residents. 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

The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 50% of North Carolina residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 39% of North Carolina's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.20 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 9.06 inches. The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 45.3 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for North Carolina is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. During the summer, the average temperature in North Carolina is around 76°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53°F during 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, sassafras, and dragon's mouth orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the amberjack, the the american black bear, the bobcat, or the gray bats. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.