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Senior housing types near Candler, NC

  • Brookdale Asheville Walden Ridge

    Brookdale Asheville Walden Ridge

    4 Walden Ridge Drive, Asheville, NC 28803
    (19)
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    Every senior deserves an exceptional retirement experience no matter where they are on life’s journey. Here at our memory care community in Asheville, North Carolina, your loved one can enjoy a rich and fulfilling life surrounded by a compassionate care team that works day and night to make sure...

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  • Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804
    (12)
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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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  • Arbor Terrace of Asheville

    Arbor Terrace of Asheville

    3199 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803
    (4)
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    Arbor Terrace of Asheville provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Asheville, North Carolina area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    3200 Heritage Circle, Hendersonville, NC 28791
    (70)
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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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  • Carolina Reserve of Hendersonville

    Carolina Reserve of Hendersonville

    1820 Pisgah Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28791
    (6)
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    Why opt for nursing home care when your needs can be met at our beautiful assisted living community in Western North Carolina? At Carolina Reserve, we accept a higher level of care than most realize – and our residents age in place without the need to move to a skilled nursing facility in the...

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  • Elmcroft of Hendersonville NC

    Elmcroft of Hendersonville NC

    3851 Howard Gap Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792
    (4)
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    Just 30 minutes from Asheville, in the footprint of the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Elmcroft of Hendersonville, North Carolina offers residents a warm, relaxing living environment near beautiful views, historic sites, shopping, dining and medical services. Senior residents enjoy our assisted...

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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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  • Spring Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Spring Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

    925 N. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
    (3)
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    Spring Park is an Atlas Senior Living Community with a separate secure memory care wing. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally stimulating. We encourage our residents to celebrate the joys of life every...

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  • Wellington Manor Assisted Living

    Wellington Manor Assisted Living

    375 Hedrick Dr, Newport, TN 37821
    (16)
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    Wellington Manor Assisted Living is an exceptional memory care and assisted living community in Newport Tennessee. Nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee on the Pigeon River, Newport is a vibrant city with stunning scenic views, a historic downtown area and an abundance of opportunities for...

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  • Brookdale Greeneville

    Brookdale Greeneville

    155 Serral Drive, Greeneville, TN 37745
    (6)
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    A Life Worth Living No one should force you to choose between quality care and independence, especially when you can savor both here at our assisted living and memory care community. As soon as you walk through the front doors, you will notice there’s something different about this place. Maybe it’s...

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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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  • Magnolia Manor of Inman

    Magnolia Manor of Inman

    63 Blackstock Rd, Inman, SC 29349
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    Our mission at Magnolia Manor Inman is to create a home away from home where residents are cared for with dignity and respect. We are here to listen to the choices you make and enhance your way of life. We provide 24-hour skilled nursing care on both a short-term rehabilitation and long-term basis,...

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  • Pendleton Manor

    Pendleton Manor

    414 Summit Dr, Greenville, SC 29609
    (32)
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    Pendleton Manor is located in the downtown area of Greenville, SC and is owned and operated by Schonberg and Associates.  It is the oldest, most established Assisted Living in Greenville.  Along with the 35 bed assisted living, Pendleton Manor also has a 30 bed secured memory care unit for...

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  • The Retreat at Greer

    The Retreat at Greer

    715 S Buncombe Rd, Greer, SC 29650
    (28)
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    At The Retreat at Greer, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest parking...

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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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  • The Parker

    The Parker

    12 Boyce Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601
    (18)
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    A Wonderful Retirement Tucked away in the heart of historic Greenville, our assisted living and memory care community often feels more like a family reunion than a traditional senior living experience. This is the place where you can enjoy everything you need for a wonderful retirement. From a...

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  • The Pearl at Eastside

    The Pearl at Eastside

    352 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
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    The Pear At Eastside is a family owned business. The community took their first resident April 19, 2017. This is a 54 bed memory care community. As you enter through the front door you will encounter a large living room with cathedral ceilings and then walk through wide hallways with tons of...

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  • Brookdale Greenville

    Brookdale Greenville

    1306 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
    (23)
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    Home Sweet Home Serving seniors in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation, our community provides you with a warm and welcoming environment where you can experience newfound freedom and independence. We handle all the cooking, cleaning and household chores so you can do...

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  • Greenville Place

    Greenville Place

    2006 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
    (47)
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    Live the high life in Greenville Place, where thoughtfully designed floor plans and myriad recreational and social opportunities await. Residents will feel the Southern charm of our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Greenville, South Carolina, with wrap-around porches and plenty of...

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  • Oakleaf Village of Greenville

    Oakleaf Village of Greenville

    1560 Thornblade Blvd, Greer, SC 29650
    (18)
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    Picture Yourself living the lifestyle you've earned.......... Whether you'd just like a little assistance or need more comprehensive attention, we have a program for you. Life at Oakleaf Village offers all of the comforts of home without the challenges, problems and responsibilities of home...

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  • Brookdale Sevierville

    Brookdale Sevierville

    1020 Middle Creek Road, Sevierville, TN 37862
    (15)
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    Something for Everyone With custom care plans, beautiful accommodations, a fun-filled events calendar and a care team on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week to make sure your every need is met, our assisted living and memory care community gives you all the freedom and independence you crave....

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  • Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville

    Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville

    1102 Medical Park Court, Sevierville, TN 37862
    (15)
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    When in-home care isn't enough, choosing the right care for your loved one is important. Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville focuses on caring for the individual with programs that can be tailored specifically to your loved one's needs. We are committed to providing a secure environment that...

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  • The Haven in The Village at Chanticleer

    The Haven in The Village at Chanticleer

    355 Berkmans Lane, Greenville, SC 29605
    (17)
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    The Haven offers all the amenities and services of assisted living, but includes specially trained staff who are focused on the needs of residents with memory impairment. Three neighborhoods are designed to accommodate the different stages of Alzheimer's and related dementia. We consider it a...

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  • Oakview Park

    Oakview Park

    110 Hood Rd, Greenville, SC 29611
    (9)
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    Oakview Park Senior Living Find your place with us! Oakview Park is Powdersville's newest senior living community, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care. It is our goal to enhance the quality of life of our resident members by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and...

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  • Cascades Verdae

    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 Services...

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  • Rolling Green Village

    Rolling Green Village

    1 Hoke Smith Blvd, Greenville, SC 29615
    (1)
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    Rolling Green Village is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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  • Mountainbrook Assisted Living LLC

    Mountainbrook Assisted Living LLC

    700 Markhill Dr, Sevierville, TN 37862
    (11)
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    MountainBrook Village is a retirement community nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Featuring all ground level apartments, we are located on 14 acres along the west prong of the Little Pigeon River. We have an active community of independent residents with a full activity calendar that...

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  • The Legacy at Southpointe Drive

    The Legacy at Southpointe Drive

    23 Southpointe Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
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    The Legacy at Southpointe Drive is an assisted living community in Greenville, South Carolina. Our community offers personalized care services in a home-like community just minutes from downtown Greenville. Our community is ideally located near Interstate I-85 and 385, offering convenient access to...

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  • Physical Rehab and Wellness Center of Spartanburg

    Physical Rehab and Wellness Center of Spartanburg

    8020 White Ave, Spartanburg, SC 29303
    (77)
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    At Physical Rehabilitation and Wellness Center of Spartanburg we are proud to provide unsurpassed care in a warm, supportive environment. We offer a variety of activities to serve the social and recreational needs of our guests. Our location is conveniently located near medical specialties, cultural...

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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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  • Brookdale Johnson City

    Brookdale Johnson City

    2003 Waters Edge Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604
    (11)
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    Home Comfort, Community Convenience Whether are you just beginning to look for a community or you’ve already visited several, we think you will find that our charming assisted living and memory care community in Johnson City, Tennessee stands out from the rest. As soon as you set foot through the...

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  • Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City

    Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City

    2412 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, TN 37604
    (1)
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    Dominion Senior Living is an assisted living community that is located in Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee. Here you can sit outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery and views of the mountains. Dominion Senior Living is committed in helping our seniors with their spiritual, emotional, and...

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  • Belvedere Commons of Seneca

    Belvedere Commons of Seneca

    515 Benton Street, Seneca, SC 29672
    (12)
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    At Belvedere Commons of Seneca, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Beautiful Lake Keowee, the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, beaches and great weather set the...

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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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  • 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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  • Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square

    Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square

    100 Pershing Ave., Clemson, SC 29631
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    Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square | Clemson is an assisted living and memory care community. Our senior living community serves seniors in Clemson, South Carolina and is located in the Patrick Square’s Town Center. Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square is conveniently located within an...

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  • The Courtyards at Johnson City - The Gardens

    The Courtyards at Johnson City - The Gardens

    2105 E Lakeview Dr, Johnson City, TN 37601
    (5)
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    The Courtyards at Johnson City Lakeview 1 offer senior living at its very best. Located in picturesque Johnson City Tennessee, The Courtyards is a great place to call home when your loved one can no longer live on his or her own. You can rest assured that your loved one is well cared for in either a...

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  • Elmcroft of Johnson City

    Elmcroft of Johnson City

    406 E Mountain View Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601
    (5)
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    Elmcroft of Johnson City is a peaceful and intimate memory care and assisted living community in one of Tennessee’s top ten best places to live. We provide senior residents the independence they desire and the professional assisted living care that makes a difference – including for those with...

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  • Fairview Park

    Fairview Park

    544 Harrison Bridge Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29680
    (4)
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    Our assisted living services include: Three chef-inspired meals plus snacks daily Fitness and wellness activities Constant socials and events for family involvement Programs designed around our residents’ interests Brain fitness and memory enhancement programming Family encouragement Medication...

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  • 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 Colonial Heights

    Brookdale Colonial Heights

    400 Professional Park Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663
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    Do you want to redefine what it means to be independent? When you move into our assisted living and memory care community in Kingsport, Tennessee, you can experience just that. Because we take care of all the cooking, cleaning, laundry and other household chores, you suddenly get a whole lot of...

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  • Garden House

    Garden House

    201 Edgebrook Drive, Anderson, SC 29621
    (5)
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    Welcome to Garden House! A beautiful community of warmth decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away. Garden House enjoys a full community life with...

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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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  • North Pointe

    North Pointe

    701 Simpson Rd., Anderson, SC 29621
    (25)
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    Feel the electricity at North Pointe, where exciting amenities, world-class services and myriad recreational and social opportunities keep our residents energized and buzzing. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Anderson, South Carolina, feels like one big family that shares meals...

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  • Marchbanks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Marchbanks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    2203 Marchbanks Avenue, Anderson, SC 29621
    (17)
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    Marchbanks Assisted Living & Memory Care is Anderson, South Carolina’s premier assisted living and memory care community. We are conveniently located near the AnMed Health Campus, hospital, and physician office, as well as shopping, restaurants, churches and schools. Recently, we underwent a...

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  • Elmcroft of Kingsport

    Elmcroft of Kingsport

    901 Teasel Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660
    (28)
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    On a daily basis, residents of Elmcroft of Kingsport experience the natural beauty throughout the foothills of the Smoky and Appalachian Mountains. Spectacular area parks offer endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Elmcroft of Kingsport assisted living and memory care community offering...

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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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  • Trinity Hills of Knoxville

    Trinity Hills of Knoxville

    4611 Asheville Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914
    (8)
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    Trinity Hills of Knoxville offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, and Adult Day Care in an environment that feels like home providing the privacy and security you desire.  Our staff works around the clock to assist with your needs and to ensure your well-being.  Trinity...

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  • Brookdale Sandy Springs

    Brookdale Sandy Springs

    511 Pearson Springs Road, Maryville, TN 37803
    (21)
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    Home Sweet Home Community events and programs are an integral part of life here at our assisted living and memory care community in the beautiful town of Maryville, Tennessee. Surrounded by beautiful common rooms and spacious accommodations, you can savor everything life has to offer while we handle...

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Candler, North Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a facility that houses at least two seniors who have no familial ties to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its residents with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer health related services for those who are unable to properly take care of themselves.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and easy care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will allow access to individuals 55 and older seldomheard of in senior care regarding care types.Often times individuals might decide to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a physical or mental condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing the activities of daily living. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, get proper medical care, be free from abuse and neglect, and spend time with visitors. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with . These can encompass verbal fits, resisting aid, or a tendency to wander. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include flowers and plants, special care services not included in the facility's Medicaid payment, and cosmetic and grooming items. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), room and bed maintenance services, and dietary services to residents.

Demographics and Values

Candler has a population density of 363 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

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. Overall, North Carolina ranks 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of North Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 36th in the United States. There are 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 North Carolina residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 50% of North Carolina residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. 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. In North Carolina, 39% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.20 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 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. The average high summer temperature is around 92�F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53�F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41�F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 62�F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19�F in the month of January. 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. 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 yellow trout lily, yellow passionflower, redbud, and dragon's mouth orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the groundhog, the nine-banded armadillo, the bobcat, or the the american black bear. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.