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North Carolina provides the best of all worlds…mild climate with 4 distinct seasons, dramatic scenery and natural areas, nationally ranked health care, broad cultural and creative history, and the nicest people around. We understand the importance of lifestyle, location, comfort, and amenities when choosing an active adult community, independent retirement community, or assisted living community. Carolina Living Choices is your guide to finding the very best retirement home for you.

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Abernethy Laurels is located on a gentle rolling 120-acre site nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. They combine casual, comfortable, independent housing with convenient full-service... accommodations on a fee-for-service basis. The conveniences of Charlotte, Asheville and Hickory offer a very appealing destination for retirement living.

At Abernethy Laurels your neighbors are people who enjoy life at every age. They’re people who honor the past, look forward to tomorrow and live for today. As a not-for-profit retirement facility affiliated with the United Church of Christ, their goal is to provide the highest standard of care to seniors in a mission focused environment. As a continuing care retirement community, Abernethy Laurels features a spectrum of options and services for our residents:

• THE VILLAGE offers spacious floor plan options for patio homes, retirement housing, villas perfect for retirees and senior apartments in a community campus setting

• THE PAVILLION consists of maintenance free retirement apartments with meal plans and housekeeping services

• OTHER ON-SITE SERVICES are available such as Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Services

A holistic approach to life is featured at Abernethy Laurels Retirement Community NC where opportunities for mind, body and spiritual enrichment exist. Abernethy Laurels has a dynamic Core Fitness center complete with personal training and aquatics. Residents also enjoy a rich program of spiritual enrichment with a full time Director of Spiritual Life. Health screenings and consultation, along with an abundance of programs to keep mind and body occupied are always available.

We encourage you to visit them and see first-hand why so many wonderful people make Abernethy Laurels their home.

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Abernethy Laurels

Abernethy Laurels is a non-profit continuing care retirement community offering patio homes, senior living apartments, and assisted senior living...

The cooler weather has arrived right in time for Fall. It's the perfect weather for outdoor activities like these folks are doing from Pisgah Valley Retirement Community!

Here's a great way to support our veterans as they come home after their wonderful Honor Flight experience. Hope they get a big crowd next weekend to welcome them home!

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Stay tuned! The Sages of Aging documentary is coming to public television in October. Leading experts in the field of aging will share their knowledge and findings. Who is excited for this?

Nestled in the picturesque setting of Hominy Valley just outside of Asheville, North Carolina, Pisgah Valley is the ideal community for people ready to embrace their retirement years as among the in their lives. This beautiful community invites you to come experience the splendor of the seasons from your lovely, maintenance-free patio home, while enjoying a remarkable range of activities and social opportunities.

Just 15 minutes away from downtown Asheville, Pisgah Valley is a life plan community, also known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), that epitomizes the essence of independent living. At Pisgah Valley, you will enjoy an active, vibrant lifestyle, yet have peace of mind knowing that a continuum of healthcare, including assisted living, rehab and skilled nursing care, are readily available.

Life at Pisgah Valley is all about new opportunities to expand your horizons, your enjoyment of life and your circle of friends. Renew a long-lost hobby. Dive into a fresh interest. Explore the unknown. Whether you’re a book lover, bridge player, bird watcher, photography buff, golfer or movie fan, we’ll help you find or start a club and connect with others who share your interests.

All of these opportunities compliment the wellness program to stimulate the other dimensions of wellness such as emotional, social, and spiritual health so that you enjoy a true and full sense of multi-dimensional wellbeing.

One of the greatest amenities is the location and the bucolic beauty of nature that surrounds our campus. From nature walks, to enjoying a drink on the patio to gardening in our community garden, outdoor engagement is a priceless amenity.

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Pisgah Valley Retirement

Pisgah Valley is a licensed Continuing Care Retirement Community facility offering independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehab...

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Heritage Hills, a Pacifica Senior Living community, is set on 44 acres of rolling wooded hills and surrounded by farmland. This senior living community offers a full spectrum of independent living ...and memory care services administered by a specifically trained, caring and experienced staff. As a resident, you will enjoy the convenience of restaurant style dining; housekeeping, and transportation services among many other benefits.

Hospitality and wellness are key components to life at Heritage Hills. Heritage Hills has a variety of floor plans to offer you.

Residents of Independent Living; you will have access to many amenities such as a Craft House, Woodworking shop, library as well as computer lab.

Their retirement homes are set on a half-mile loop that weaves through our property, each with lovely views of our natural wooded setting. A walking path and boardwalk meander through the campus, along which many different flower, plant and tree species, including hard woods and pines, flourish. All kinds of birds and animals – even white squirrels – have made their home here. We also have four beehives that we use to pollinate our plants – plus an organic garden available to our residents. The clubhouse is the center of our community – a place where residents gather for activities, dining and enjoying our new café and bistro.

The Perfect Location. Their community is just five minutes from downtown Hendersonville, NC on Highway 25 North. Hendersonville is a wonderful retirement town with shopping, restaurants and every amenity our residents could need, including two hospitals and several skilled nursing facilities. What they don’t find here is available in Asheville, just about 30 minutes from our retirement community – the cultural and arts Mecca of the Western North Carolina region.

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WNC is rich with spectacular events every weekend and you don't have to look too hard to find something fun to do. Check out the 16th Annual Mountain Song Festival happening in Brevard this ...weekend. Happy weekend y'all!

At The Bridge at Lake Pointe Landing Retirement Village in Hendersonville, North Carolina, assisted services are an excellent choice for residents who could use a little extra help with daily ...activities in order to continue enjoying an active lifestyle.

Their friendly and professional associates offer support services and health care as needed in the comfort and privacy of residents’ personal apartments. In addition, residents enjoy numerous services and amenities such as assistance with apartment maintenance, housekeeping and laundry services, as well as gourmet meals in our elegant dining room.

Activities staff coordinates a full calendar of events and outings based on residents’ interests. Residents are encouraged to participate in community events and wellness activities in order to maintain a healthy social life and overall well-being.

Residents also enjoy additional features such as:

24-hour emergency response system monitored by on-site staff
Three home-cooked meals daily
Medication management
Assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing and hygiene
Scheduled transportation
Wellness program

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