About Us

Carolina Living Choices is a comprehensive print and online guide for active, senior living retirement and real estate. Our print publication and interactive website serve as a go-to resource for active adults 55+ researching their retirement options and developing well-informed plans. Our digital and print products offer a wealth of information and expertise on real estate and housing and lifestyle resources for education, enrichment, recreation, and travel.

Carolina Living Choices print publication is a housing/lifestyle guide specifically targeting adults aged 55 and over. It is the ultimate sourcebook of living options in a full-color, user-friendly format. This digest-size, quarterly magazine is produced in regional editions. Circulation per quarter is over 15,000.


Our interactive website provides a robust level of community information, including photos, video tours, maps, Google interactive directions, floor plans, and numerous other details about potential communities. You have the ability to save your “FAVORITES” and compare community features. Active Adults can easily connect by clicking on direct links to the community websites, emails, and information requests.

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Our retirement guide is distributed across 20+ western North Carolina counties including Asheville and Hendersonville. The guide can be found at over 370 high-traffic locations frequented by locals and visitors, such as restaurants, hotels, tourist sites, and shopping areas. It’s also available at our local Chambers of Commerce, NC Visitors Centers and Welcome Centers along the major interstates throughout NC.

Social Media

We strategically highlight communities and relevant articles through Social Media channels to keep the prospective buyer interested in our area, community partners, and a high trust in the reliable and relevant information. Includes digital Magazine with links to the community page and community website, Facebook and Instagram content, and Carolina Living Choices targeted email newsletters.

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Our History

We are locally- and women-owned and operated. Carolina Living Choices has expertly served active adults and senior living consumers and communities for over 25 years. Since 1996, we’ve circulated over 2.8 million copies of our retirement guide, including over 1,400 copies of each issue, to a targeted and growing subscription list across the United States.

Carolina Living Choices is proud to have served the Western North Carolina region, the top retirement destination in the United States, as the go-to resource for the active adult real estate and retirement housing market for many decades. Along with our publication, our innovative digital tools ensure that we continue to expand the delivery of resources and educational information to potential consumers across the country who are looking to the Western North Carolina region.