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Cashiers – Cashiers (population 1,700) is a scenic mountain village at 3,487 feet above sea level, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, 65 miles south of Asheville. The hallmark of the area is its roaring waterfalls, spectacular vistas, temperate seasons, and the “off the beaten path” lifestyle it affords. At the same time Cashiers is within easy distance of the amenities and culture of Asheville, Brevard, and Hendersonville. (Click here to view full report)

Hendersonville – Hendersonville (population approximately 10,500) is a charming community in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. The area is surrounded by natural beauty and enjoys a moderate, four-season climate. It offers outstanding opportunities to enjoy the arts, excellent healthcare services, and an abundance of outdoor recreation activities. Asheville, its nearest resource city, is 25 miles north. (Click here to view full report)

New Bern – “Historic New Bern” was founded in 1710 and today has a population of 30,000. A Mecca for tourism, it boasts of its historic roots, its community spirit, its outstanding waterfront, and quaint downtown area. It sits at the juncture of the Neuse and Trent Rivers. The Neuse is over a mile wide at New Bern with excellent cruising and sailing, even down onto the Intracoastal Waterway. It has a small but active arts program and seems to bustle with a Mum Fest, Ghost Walk, Christmas Boat Parade and other civic events. It is 35 miles from Atlantic Ocean beaches. (Click here to view full report)

Pinehurst – Pinehurst (population 4,800) and Southern Pines (population 11,000) are in the Sandhills area, in the south-central part of the state. It has been called “The World Capital Of Golf” and also features great tennis and many other outdoor activities. It is a major equestrian center with training activities, and events from dressage, to polo, steeple chasing and harness racing. It has a small town atmosphere with cosmopolitan elegance. There are many cultural opportunities, boutique shopping and fine dining. (Click here to view full report)

Southern Pines – See Pinehurst report.

Wilmington – Wilmington, with a population of 93,000, is located on the Cape Fear River, and is an historic Atlantic seaport that was settled in 1732. It has a very rich southern history and a large number of its historic buildings have been restored. The city offers excellent amenities, including performing arts, entertainment, fine dining, and shopping. The many beach-oriented communities in the area offer unlimited water sports and many good golf courses. (Click here to view full report)

Wrightsville Beach – See Wilmington report.

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Trinity View Retirement Community (Visit our site)
2533 Hendersonville Road
Arden, NC 28704
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828-687-0068
Bermuda Run Bermuda Village Retirement Community (Visit our site)
142 Bermuda Village Drive
Bermuda Run, NC  27006
(Near Winston-Salem)
— E-mail us –
336-998-6672
Brevard College Walk Retirement Community (Visit our site)
100 North College Row
Brevard, NC 28712
— E-mail us —
828-884-5800 or 800-280-9600
Chapel Hill The Cedars of Chapel Hill (Visit our site)
Retirement Community
DuBose Health Center
101 Green Cedar Lane
Chapel Hill, NC  27517
— E-mail us —
919-259-7903
Columbus Tryon Estates (Visit our site)
617 Laurel Lake Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
800-633-2718
Matthews Plantation Estates (Visit our site)
733 Plantation Estates Drive
Matthews, NC 28105-9114
704-847-4800 or 800-582-4316
Southern Pines St. Joseph of the Pines (Visit our site)
100 Waters Drive
Southern Pines, NC 28387
— E-mail us —
800-343-7463
 Wilmington Brightmore of Wilmington (Visit our site)
2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC  28403
— E-mail us —
910-350-1980
Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall (Visit our site)
(Information Office)
1202 East Road
Wilmington, NC  28403
— E-mail us —
866-455-0599
Plantation Village (Visit our site)
1200 Porters Neck Road
Wilmington, NC  28411
— E-mail us —
910-319-1416
Winston-Salem Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community (Visit our site)
1240 Arbor Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
— E-mail us —
336-724-7921
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Memory Care

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Columbus Tryon Estates (Visit our site)
617 Laurel Lake Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
800-633-2718
Matthews Plantation Estates (Visit our site)
733 Plantation Estates Drive
Matthews, NC 28105-9114
704-847-4800 or 800-582-4316
Southern Pines St. Joseph of the Pines (Visit our site)
100 Waters Drive
Southern Pines, NC 28387
— E-mail us —
800-343-7463
 Wilmington Brightmore of Wilmington (Visit our site)
2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC  28403
— E-mail us —
910-350-1980
Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall (Visit our site)
(Information Office)
1202 East Road
Wilmington, NC  28403
— E-mail us —
866-455-0599
Plantation Village (Visit our site)
1200 Porters Neck Road
Wilmington, NC  28411
— E-mail us —
910-319-1416
Winston-Salem Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community (Visit our site)
1240 Arbor Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
— E-mail us —
336-724-7921
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Nursing Homes

Additional North Carolina Cities


Bermuda Run Bermuda Village Retirement Community (Visit our site)
142 Bermuda Village Drive
Bermuda Run, NC  27006
(Near Winston-Salem)
— E-mail us –
336-998-6672
Chapel Hill The Cedars of Chapel Hill Retirement Community (Visit our site)
DuBose Health Center
101 Green Cedar Lane
Chapel Hill, NC  27517
— E-mail us —
919-259-7903
Columbus Tryon Estates (Visit our site)
617 Laurel Lake Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
800-633-2718
Matthews Plantation Estates (Visit our site)
733 Plantation Estates Drive
Matthews, NC 28105-9114
704-847-4800 or 800-582-4316
Southern Pines St. Joseph of the Pines (Visit our site)
100 Waters Drive
Southern Pines, NC 28387
— E-mail us —
800-343-7463
Wilmington Plantation Village (Visit our site)
1200 Porters Neck Road
Wilmington, NC  28411
— E-mail us —
910-319-1416
Winston-Salem Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community (Visit our site)
1240 Arbor Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
— E-mail us —
336-724-7921
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Active Adult Communities

Bermuda Run Bermuda Village Retirement Community (Visit our site)
142 Bermuda Village Drive
Bermuda Run, NC  27006
(Near Winston-Salem)
— E-mail us –
336-998-6672
Bolivia Winding River Plantation
1640 Goley Hewett Rd SE
Bolivia, NC 28422
Brevard College Walk Retirement Community (Visit our site)
100 North College Row
Brevard, NC 28712
— E-mail us —
828-884-5800 or 800-280-9600
Columbus Tryon Estates (Visit our site)
617 Laurel Lake Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
800-633-2718
Kinston Herritage Elite Senior Retirement Community (Visit our site)
910 N. Herritage Street
Kinston, NC  28501
— E-mail us —
252-527-9131
Leland Brunswick Forest
1007 Evangeline Dr
Leland, NC, 28451
910-477-1378
Matthews Plantation Estates (Visit our site)
733 Plantation Estates Drive
Matthews, NC 28105-9114
704-847-4800 or 800-582-4316
Ocean Isle Beach Ocean Ridge Plantation
53 Ocean Ridge Pkwy SW
Ocean Isle Beach, NC, 28469
The Retreat Ocean Isle Beach
1369 Dunes Blvd SW
Ocean Isle Beach, NC, 28469
Plantation Village (Visit our site)
1200 Porters Neck Road
Wilmington, NC  28411
— E-mail us —
910-319-1416
Winston Salem Bermuda Village Retirement Community (Visit our site)
142 Bermuda Village Drive
Bermuda Run, NC  27006
(Near Winston-Salem)
— E-mail us –
336-998-6672
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Independent Living Communities

Trinity View Retirement Community (Visit our site)
2533 Hendersonville Road
Arden, NC 28704
— E-mail us —
828-687-0068
Bermuda Run Bermuda Village Retirement Community (Visit our site)
142 Bermuda Village Drive
Bermuda Run, NC  27006
(Near Winston-Salem)
— E-mail us –
336-998-6672
Brevard College Walk Retirement Community (Visit our site)
100 North College Row
Brevard, NC 28712
— E-mail us —
828-884-5800 or 800-280-9600
Chapel Hill Carol Woods Retirement Community (Visit our site)
750 Weaver Dairy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
— E-mail us —
800-518-9333
The Cedars of Chapel Hill (Visit our site)
Retirement Community
100 Cedar Club Circle
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
— E-mail us —
919-259-7929 or 877-433-3669
Charlotte Brightmore of South Charlotte (Visit our site)
(Information Office)
10011 Providence Road West
Charlotte, NC  28277
— E-mail us —
855-833-8511
Carmel Place (Visit our site)
5512 Carmel Road
Charlotte, NC  28226
800-209-8955
Southminster Retirement Community (Visit our site)
8919 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-554-0141
Columbus Tryon Estates (Visit our site)
617 Laurel Lake Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
800-633-2718
Durham Bartlett Reserve (Click for details)
300 Meredith Drive
Durham, NC  27713
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919-361-1234
Greensboro Friends Home West (Visit our site)
6100 W. Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC  27410
— E-mail us —
336-292-9952
WhiteStone (Visit our site)
700 South Holden Road
Greensboro, NC 27407
— E-mail us —
888-558-6374
Greenville Cypress Glen (Visit our site)
100 Hickory Street
Greenville, NC 27858
— E-mail us —
252-830-2001 or 800-669-2835
Kinston Herritage Elite Senior Retirement Community (Visit our site)
910 N. Herritage Street
Kinston, NC  28501
— E-mail us —
252-527-9131
Matthews Plantation Estates (Visit our site)
733 Plantation Estates Drive
Matthews, NC 28105-9114
704-847-4800 or 800-582-4316
Windsor Run Retirement Community (Visit our site)
210 McKee Road
Matthews, NC  28105
800-357-4492
Southern Pines St. Joseph of the Pines (Visit our site)
100 Waters Drive
Southern Pines, NC 28387
— E-mail us —
800-343-7463
Wilmington Brightmore of Wilmington (Visit our site)
2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC  28403
— E-mail us —
910-350-1980
Plantation Village (Visit our site)
1200 Porters Neck Road
Wilmington, NC  28411
— E-mail us —
910-319-1416
Winston-Salem Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community (Visit our site)
1240 Arbor Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
— E-mail us —
336-724-7921
Bermuda Village Retirement Community (Visit our site)
142 Bermuda Village Drive
Bermuda Run, NC  27006
(Near Winston-Salem)
— E-mail us –
336-998-6672
Creekside Terrace (Visit our site)
3895 Old Vineyard Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
— E-mail us —
336-768-5350
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Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Asheville Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community (Visit our site)
1617 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803
— E-mail us —
800-284-1531
Chapel Hill Carol Woods Retirement Community (Visit our site)
750 Weaver Dairy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
— E-mail us —
800-518-9333
Carolina Meadows Retirement Community (Visit our site)
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
— E-mail us —
800-458-6756
The Cedars of Chapel Hill (Visit our site)
Retirement Community
100 Cedar Club Circle
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
— E-mail us —
919-259-7929 or 877-433-3669
 Charlotte Brightmore of South Charlotte (Visit our site)
(Information Office)
10011 Providence Road West
Charlotte, NC  28277
— E-mail us —
855-833-8511
Southminster Retirement Community (Visit our site)
8919 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-554-0141
Columbus Tryon Estates (Visit our site)
617 Laurel lake Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
800-633-2718
The Forest at Duke (Visit our site)
2701 Pickett Road
Durham, NC 27705
919-490-8000 or 800-474-2058
Greensboro Friends Home West (Visit our site)
6100 W. Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC  27410
— E-mail us —
336-292-9952
Well·Spring (Visit our site)
Retirement Community
4100 Well Spring Drive
Greensboro, NC 27410
— E-mail us —
800-547-5387 or 336-545-5468
WhiteStone (Visit our site)
700 South Holden Road
Greensboro, NC 27407
— E-mail us —
888-558-6374
Greenville Cypress Glen (Visit our site)
100 Hickory Street
Greenville, NC 27858
— E-mail us —
252-830-2001 or 800-669-2835
Laurinburg Scotia Village Retirement Community (Visit our site)
2200 Elm Avenue
Laurinburg, NC  28352
— E-mail us —
910-277-2000
Matthews Plantation Estates (Visit our site)
733 Plantation Estates Drive
Matthews, NC 28105-9114
704-847-4800 or 800-582-4316
Windsor Run Retirement Community (Visit our site)
210 McKee Road
Matthews, NC  28105
800-357-4492
Southern Pines St. Joseph of the Pines (Visit our site)
100 Waters Drive
Southern Pines, NC 28387
— E-mail us —
800-343-7463
 Wilmington Brightmore of Wilmington (Visit our site)
2324 41st Street
Wilmington, NC  28403
— E-mail us —
910-350-1980
Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall (Visit our site)
(Information Office)
1202 East Road
Wilmington, NC  28403
— E-mail us —
866-455-0599
Plantation Village (Visit our site)
1200 Porters Neck Road
Wilmington, NC  28411
— E-mail us —
910-319-1416
Winston-Salem Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community (Visit our site)
1240 Arbor Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
— E-mail us —
336-724-7921
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