LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods – Columbus, North Carolina

1064 West Mills Street Columbus, North Carolina 28722

Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains in Columbus, North Carolina, our independent and assisted living plus memory care community offers a lodge-like experience on one-acre of sweeping views and luxurious apartments. Our seniors can enjoy an activity center with pool table, media room with big-screen TV, scheduled courtesy transportation around the area and more.

Entrance to senior living community in Columbus, North Carolina with Blue Ridge Mountains in background.

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Get acquainted with our senior living community

From thoughtfully designed apartments to world-class services, we have thought of everything.

Fun & friends

Our social, educational and recreational programs are designed to challenge and stimulate seniors. Participate in Rotary Club events, weekly music club, movie nights and monthly fireside book reviews. Stay active with exercise classes, leisurely stroll around our manicured grounds or relax in our rocking chairs on our many porches. No matter your interests, we’ve got you covered!

Safety & convenience

To keep life easy for you, we have daily newspaper delivery, transportation to appointments, housekeeping and laundry services, an on-site beauty salon/barber and store, 24-7 staffing and an emergency response system.

Wide entryways make it easy for residents who use wheelchairs or motorized scooters to get around and socialize.

I like everyone here. The workers are so nice to me. I have made friends with all of the residents. I like to play Bingo! Eleanor V.

LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods living options

Find the right type of senior living community in Columbus, NC.

Independent living

Enjoy a private apartment and active social life with freedom from chores like housekeeping, laundry and home maintenance.

Assisted living

Maintain your independence while enjoying access to 24-hour support services like help with bathing, dressing, meal preparation and more.

Memory care

Experience a safe environment for seniors with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia supported by a specially trained staff.

Temporary stay

Move in for a short-term stay when you need additional support or try out our community before committing to a lease.

Resident life at LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods

See what modern senior living looks like.

Senior woman and male caregiver discussing knitting techniques at a table

Education & recreation

From our walking club and bingo games to craft and cooking projects to our wine and cheese mingles, we provide meaningful ways for you to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.

Senior man and woman laughing while making cookies.

Fun with food

Food connects us, brings us joy and can be a creative outlet. You don’t have to be a professional chef to get in on the action! Our staff and residents hold bake-offs, organize recipe exchanges and work together on fun cooking projects.

Caregiver leading seniors in a chair yoga stretching exercise.

On-site amenities

Visit our well-stocked library with various genres to choose from, spend an afternoon in our sunroom or participate in our daily exercise classes. There is always something new to try!

In the area

LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods sit on one campus in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our Columbus, North Carolina, communities offer easy access to Interstates 26 and 40. We are minutes away from quaint shopping, antiquing, restaurants, local wineries and more.

Hospitals: St. Luke’s Hospital
Pharmacies: CVS, Medicap, Owen’s, Landrum Drug Co.
Restaurants: Giardini Gardens & Trattoria, Mountain View BBQ & Deli, Larkin’s Carolina Grill, Calvert’s Kitchen, El Sureno Mexican Restaurant
Shopping: Dollar General, Food Lion, Family Dollar, Beneficial Foods Organic Grocery, Tryon IGA Supermarket

We’re so happy to see your smiles again

With the majority of residents fully vaccinated and new CDC guidelines, we are thrilled to begin returning to life as normal.

As we welcome new residents, enjoy visitors and gather for group activities and meals, we will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our community. We employ enhanced cleaning measures and safety protocols based on state and local guidance. Please call for details.

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