Charlotte Retirement Communities

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Charlotte Retirement Communities

Atria MerryWood

Review by Local Professional

Expert

This community has so many changes in management that it honestly depends on when you catch them but historically they are a great facility. Looking at them over time the consistency is very good...

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Brookdale Charlotte East

Review by Local Professional

Expert

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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Brookdale Charlotte East

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Brookdale Charlotte East, formerly Wilora Lake Lodge, is filled with some of the happiest people I have seen in quite sometime. They are energetic, communicative, intelligent, outgoing, and happy. The facility has a bit of age, but it is maintained well...

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Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Yes, I gave all five star ratings. Carriage Club is an amazing facility. To get the type of services they offer, one would expect it to be a "buy in" type situation. It is not. The housing options are numerous, and the activities are not to be matched...

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Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Beautiful community that is inclusive. There are many options available for transitioning to each facility. The gated campus gives you a sense of security. The food is top notch and the staff is always friendly.

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Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

Review by A caring family member

Consumer

The Assisted Living "Coach House"needs new management that could hire and train staff to treat residents and their family members with compassion and respect. They are very understaffed and unorganized. The dining area is chaotic and the food is lesser quality than is served in the main dining room...

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Map of Charlotte Retirement Communities

Information About Retirement Community in Charlotte

Charlotte retirement communities are located in the largest city in North Carolina and the 17th largest in the country has a population of about 730,000 people, according to the United States census. The metropolitan area of Charlotte includes portions of sixteen counties and boasts a population of almost 1.8 million people. Located southeast of Lake Norman, North Carolina's largest man-made lake, and east of the Catawba River, the city is characterized by a subtropical and humid climate. Incorporated in 1768, "Charlotte Town" was named for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen consort of Great Britain at that time.

Charlotte, NC Attractions

Places to shop in this city are abound for Charlotte retirement communities. The conveniently located 7th Street Public Market features local fresh food with a distinct Charlotte flavor. Custom made wares by local artisans are also available. The Shoppes at University Place are situated next to a relaxing lakeside setting. With over 65 eateries, shops and services, a wide range of decorating styles and clothing tastes can be satisfied there. Entertainment, in the form of an annual concert series and paddle boat rides around the lake, are also offered. SouthPark Mall is the largest shopping mall in both the city of Charlotte and entire state of North Carolina. Many major retailers are located in this mall which is also the anchor for the upscale SouthPark neighborhood.

Senior Activities In Charlotte, NC

A nonprofit organization, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers  provides a range of different activities for seniors who are aged 55 and older, as well as their families. With four convenient locations to serve these citizens, some of the programs they offer include health, wellness and nutrition. These programs are focused on strength training, cardiovascular programs and providing low cost and balanced meals. Educational and social programs provide seniors with the opportunity to enjoy dance, computer and art programs. Trips and seminars that are of interest to Charlotte retirement communities are often offered.

Charlotte, NC Medical Facilities

Living in Charlotte retirement communities provides the benefit of excellent medical care nearby. According to US News (http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/charlotte-nc), Carolinas Medical Center and Gaston Memorial Hospital are among the top ranked medical facilities in the Charlotte area. Boasting 874 beds, Carolinas Medical Center had more than 48,000 admissions in the most recent reporting year. It also performed more than 17,500 inpatient surgeries and 14,500 outpatient surgeries. This medical facility has been highly ranked in areas such as cancer, pulmonology and urology. Gaston Memorial Hospital is high performing in areas like geriatrics, urology and pulmonology. Over 10,000 outpatients and 23,800 inpatient surgeries were performed at this 403 bed hospital, according to the most recently obtained report. Transportation in Charlotte, NC Charlotte retirement communities benefit from having an excellent transportation system. The public transportation system in the city is operated by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS). Both the metro area of Charlotte and its suburbs are served by a variety of different modes of transportation. These include express shuttles, bus services, light rail transit and historical trolleys. With one of the best climates in the country that allows for year round activities, plenty of options to keep seniors busy, a variety of public transportation options and top ranked medical care, the Charlotte NC area is the ideal place for seniors to live and enjoy life. Back to Top