Brookdale Charlotte East, NC - Exterior


Brookdale Senior Living Solutions - LogoWelcome to senior living at its finest! At Brookdale Charlotte East (formerly Willora Lake Lodge), conveniently located in Charlotte, just minutes from Highways 24 and 27, our cozy senior community provides a range of services to meet the changing needs of seniors—such as independent living, personalized assisted living and supportive services. Centrally located near shopping, services, restaurants, and entertainment, we offer everything you need to live a carefree and engaging life.

Brookdale Charlotte East is a member of the Brookdale communities. With vision, commitment, and keen sense of detail, we have become the nation’s leading senior living community provider.

Featured Amenities

At Brookdale Charlotte East, you’ll enjoy all the comforts of home, in a beautiful residential setting. Choose from a comprehensive selection of fully carpeted studio,Brookdale Charlotte East, NC - Dining Room one-bedroom, and two-bedroom, two-bath floor plans that include full kitchens (independent living), additional storage, and balconies in many units.

Our active residents enjoy the many shared spaces, amenities, and engaging activities our community offers—yoga class in the recreation room, curling up with a good book in the library, or a riveting game of canasta in the sunroom. An enticing menu of culinary options is served daily in our elegant dining room.

Available Services

We offer the best of carefree living with housekeeping and linen service, and we provide door-to-door transportation for organized outings,Brookdale Charlotte East, NC - Common Area cultural events, appointments, and shopping excursions.

We’re available around-the-clock for any emergencies or personal needs. Personalized Assisted Living residents elect the level of help they wish to receive, and our dedicated staff is available to help with daily living tasks, including bathing, personal hygiene, and medication management.

Brookdale Charlotte East is the ideal senior community for enjoying a full and independent life.

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PLEASE NOTE: Some rates shown are "all inclusive" rates, please contact the community directly for specific pricing details and what is included in the monthly service fees.


  • Minimum Monthly Cost: $2,000


Property Info

  • Emergency Services: Less than 6 Miles
  • Shopping: Less than 1 Mile
  • Recreation: Less than 2 Miles
  • State License #: HAL-060-060
  • Studio Apartments
  • 1-Bedroom Units
  • 2-Bedroom Units
  • Air Conditioning/Climate Control
  • Full Kitchen
  • Emergency Call System
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Library
  • Courtyard
  • Recreation Room
  • Sunroom


  • Full-Time Activity Director
  • Live Music and Entertainment
  • Religious Services
  • Yoga and Exercise Classes
  • Local Outings and Trips


  • Outside Patio/Gardens
  • Pet Policy: Pets allowed after assessment
  • Special Meals: Low-salt
  • Private Dining Room
  • Restaurant-style Dining


  • Medication Management
  • Help with Activities of Daily Living
  • Transportation to Medical Appointments
  • Other Transportation Provided
  • Housekeeping


Reviews of Brookdale Charlotte East

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    Wilora Lake Lodge is filled with happy residents who are greeted by name from each staff member. The apartments are being remodeled, and the results are wonderful. I ranked the food as a three because I have never eaten there. I have a strong desire for dementia education.

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  • Expert Ratings tooltip

    Recommended by 3 out of 3 local experts
    Average review score: 4.6 out of 5 stars
    Expert rank: 54th percentile

  • Consumer Ratings tooltip

    Other web sites: 4.3 out of 5 (12 reviews)

  • Government Records tooltip

    State Inspection Violations: 1

As of: November 27th, 2013
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