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Senior housing types near Mills River, NC

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Hartwell

    Brookdale Hartwell

    45 Walnut Street, Hartwell, GA 30643
    (6)
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    Endless Opportunities Here at our beautiful personal care and memory care community in Hartwell, Georgia, we handle all the cooking, cleaning, laundry and other household chores so you can spend more time doing the things you love.  We may be biased, but we think you will fall in love with your new...

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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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  • Deerfield Ridge

    Deerfield Ridge

    287 Bamboo Rd, Boone, NC 28607
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    Situated in the hills of Boone, North Caroline, lies our beautiful home, Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living. Our senior living facility is only two miles from Watauga Medical Center and many primary care physicians. Your loved ones can enjoy exquisite mountain views while living stress free in our home...

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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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  • 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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Mills River, North Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its residents around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers offer specialized care for people who cannot adequately care for their own needs.

This type of facility is a familiar and easy care choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely persons 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types.Often times seniors may select 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. Some services come at an extra cost which can include specially prepared food, flowers and plants, and personal clothing. The most common mental condition experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, decision making capacities, and and familiarity with their surroundings. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, get proper medical care, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, and get information on services and fees. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include help with shopping and transportation, injections, meal programs, and home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities).

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a big influence in determining which location works for your family. Per month, the median cost of rent in Mills River is about $807 and the median home value in Mills River is about $213,993. The rent burden for Mills River is around 13.9% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Mills River is 92.6% white, 0.8% Native American, 2.1% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% other or not specified, 3.1% mixed race, 2.3% Hispanic, and 1.3% Asian. In Mills River, 9.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 52.5% are male and 47.5% are female. The median age of Mills River is 45 years old. Of the population of Mills River 31.9% have a college degree, 26.0% have a high-school diploma, and 11.0% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Mills River, 14.2% have some form of disability, 7.7% live in poverty, 5.5% are widowed, and 8.3% do not have health insurance. The total population of Mills River consists of 7,294 people. Mills River has a population density of 126 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

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. 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. Residents of North Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 36th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average North Carolina citizen is ranked 18th nation-wide. Additionally, North Carolina is ranked 30th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation. 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. In the most recent presidential election, 50% of North Carolina residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat.

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. On average, the humidity rating for North Carolina is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in North Carolina is around 76�F. The average high summer temperature is around 92�F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53�F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41�F. The average high winter temperature is around 62�F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19�F in 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 yellow passionflower, yellow trout lily, dwarf crested iris, and bitternut hickory. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the amberjack, the gray bats, the the american black bear, or the nine-banded armadillo. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.