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There are 6 assisted living facilities in Winston-Salem, NC and 19 assisted living facilities nearby.
Brookdale Reynolda Road, located in Winston-Salem, offers beautifully appointed living spaces, unrivaled amenities, and caring staff for seniors seeking an assisted living community.
Homestead Hills is a retirement community located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that offers independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing.
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Nestled in a beautiful wooded neighborhood, Forest Heights Senior Living is a warm and welcoming community offering spacious assisted living apartments, as well as Five Star’s award-winning Bridge to Rediscovery program for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We also…
Forest Heights is really nice and the staff is very nice. The rooms were fine. The dining room looked like a restaurant and was set up nicely.Read more Forest Heights Senior Living Community reviews
Forest Heights Senior Living was very nice. Everyone was very nice. We had a good tour. It seemed very clean. The rooms were fine and very adequate. They had planned activities for them. That was the first place we visited and I was very happy that the staff was so nice and willing to help us.Read more Forest Heights Senior Living Community reviews
Forest Heights Senior Living Community was wonderful. It was cheer-y. The staff member took a lot of time with me and took me to several rooms. It was pretty, but it was way too big, overwhelming, and farther away from us than other places. It would be too much for my mother-in-law. The staff member was wonderful, swee...Read more Forest Heights Senior Living Community reviews
I liked Brookdale, but it was a little bit more spread out than I thought it would be and it's a little bigger. The person during the tour was very nice and very helpful. I liked the apartment; it was clean, it wasn't big, but it seemed adequate. I saw residents eat and interact with each other, and the staff seemed re...Read more Brookdale Reynolda Road reviews
Brighton Gardens was great and felt like a home. I would have chosen them, but the fee was too high. It provided what I need but not what I needed for my husband. If I had the money, that’s where I would go.Read more Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem reviews
The staff at Brighton Gardens seemed good, but it seemed like a cluttered and a tight space with no outdoor space, and one of the main things we were looking for was outdoor space. It had a very small dining room for the memory care patients. There were small, individual rooms placed very close together.Read more Brighton Gardens of Winston-Salem reviews
Founded in 1753 by the Moravian Church, the city of Salem derives its name from the Hebrew word Shalom, meaning “peace.” The city of Winston was founded in 1849 and named after a local Revolutionary War hero. The United States Postal Service stepped in during 1889 and joined the two towns into what is now known as Winston-Salem, the fourth largest city in North Carolina.
Winston-Salem is home to 229,617 residents with seniors age 65 and older accounting for nearly 14 percent of the population. Assisted living in Winston-Salem affords seniors a wide array of cultural activities, entertainment, medical and transportation options.
Lovers of the arts find that assisted living in Winston-Salem offers them access to one of the most vibrant art scenes in the country. A “City of the Arts,” Winston-Salem has a long history of supporting both the performing and fine arts from forming the country’s first public arts council to launching the first state-supported school of art at the University of North Carolina.
Seniors can explore historical art exhibits at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art or view the latest modern art collections at SECCA, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. They may also attend concerts by the Winston-Salem Symphony, the oldest orchestra in the state, or enjoy a live performance from the Piedmont Opera.
For seniors enjoying assisted living in Winston-Salem, the city offers a number of fun programs especially for older adults. Those who would like to explore their artistic talents, Silver Arts is a program that allows Winston-Salem seniors to showcase their prose, painting, quilting and many other art forms in competition.
The Shepard’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem also offers exercise programs such as warm water aerobics, Zumba gold and tai chi to seniors in the area who want to stay fit. Computer classes, knitting and coffeehouse discussion groups are also among the activities offered at the center.
Assisted living in Winston-Salem offers elder residents easy access to high-quality medical care. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center provides medical services to residents in 24 counties in northwestern North Carolina and southwestern Virginia, as well as offers workshops geared towards seniors, such as the AARP Safe Driving Course. The Medical Center was awarded the 2010-2011 National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and has been listed by U.S. News & World Reports as one of America’s best hospitals.
The Forsyth Medical Center is the first to be certified by the Joint Commission in the Carolinas for its heart failure, stroke, and hip and knee joint replacement programs. For the quality of their heart attack care, they rank in the 99th percentile for the state of North Carolina. With so many top-notch medical facilities located within the city limits, seniors in Winston-Salem do not need to worry about receiving quality medical attention.
Traveling to and from a community of assisted living in Winston-Salem is easy and convenient with the public bus service provided by the Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA). Elderly riders are able to ride any of the city’s 29 bus routes for under a dollar and transfer buses for free.
For rides in and around downtown, the West End Trolley provides a quick and nostalgic ride through the city. Seniors with limited mobility may also be able to use Trans-AID, a ride sharing system for eligible elderly and disabled passengers who cannot use the regular fixed-route bus system.
With the abundance of cultural attractions, shopping and services provided especially for seniors, assisted living in Winston-Salem will prove to be a great place to spend many happy years. View a list of local senior housing options on our Winston-Salem Assisted Living page.
Written by senior housing staff writer.
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