Your guide to Western North Carolina's best in retirement housing and lifestyle

Carolina Living Choices is proud to have served the Western North Carolina region for over 25 years as the go-to resource for the active adult real estate and retirement housing market.

We are a digital and print product with a targeted audience to reach this unique and valuable marketing niche.

According to the Population Reference Bureau, an estimated 47 million Americans are over the age of 65. That is expected to double to 100 million in the coming decades, with particularly high growth in the 75-85 age group by 2029.

How Can We Help You…

Learn more about print and digital advertising about our marketing approach to the active adult consumer. We would like the opportunity to speak with you more in-depth, please call or email us.

Betsy O’Leary, Marketing and Sales

(828) 676-4980


Enjoy these amazing benefits as an advertiser

Optimized layouts for desktop, tablet, and mobile

8,000 magazines distributed monthly throughout Western North Carolina 

Community Blog RSS Feed 

Digital Magazine with links to community page and community website


Monthly targeted emails with community spotlights  

 Google Mapping for easy to follow driving directions

Comprehensive digest-sized, full color publication which targets the 55+ population directly with your marketing message. 

Convenient links to request information, contact your community, and visit your community website


Carolina Living Choices: Print

Since 1998, over 2.2 million magazines have been circulated by Carolina Living Choices. In the last 12 months 85,000 magazines have been distributed to over 370 physical distribution locations sites throughout Western NC. Our distribution consists of 20+ counties which target Asheville and Hendersonville area. The actual distribution sites target high traffic area that active adults, visitors, and others may visit, for example restaurants, hotels, downtown sites, and high traffic locations. We support our local Chamber of Commerce and they distribute our retirement guides. We are also available for pick up at the NC Visitor Centers and Welcome Centers along the major interstates throughout NC.

In addition, we offer a free a subscription to our retirement guide and mail out over 400 magazines each issue to a targeted and growing subscription list across the United States.

Carolina Living Choices: Online

Our online presence enhances our popular retirement housing guide with a robust level of property information including photos and video tours, maps and directions, floor plans and numerous other details about the community. The community detail page provides relevant community details and prospects can connect with ease directly to our advertisers by clicking on direct links to the community websites, emails, and information request.








Carolina Living Choices: Social Media

With Social Media channels, we strategically highlight communities and relevant articles to keep the prospective buyer interested in our area, community partners and a high trust of reliable and relevant information.

  • Community Blog RSS Feed
  • Digital Magazine with links to community page and community website
  • Facebook and Instagram content
  • Carolina Living Choices targeted email newsletters