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LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods – Senior living in Columbus, North Carolina

Discover the benefits of senior living at LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods. Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, our senior living community offers a lodge-like experience with one acre of sweeping views just outside your window.

We offer the following senior living options:

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About the Community



Amenities & Dining

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Award winning senior living

We are proud to announce our community has been recognized with several awards for providing the best senior living experience in Columbus!

Best of Dining

The Best of Meals and Dining award from APlaceforMom.com recognizes senior living communities with exceptional culinary experiences.

Best of Senior Living

This award is given to independent living, assisted living and memory care communities that received at least a 4.5 star rating on APlaceforMom.com or SeniorAdvisor.com.

Get acquainted with our senior living community

From convenient amenities 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, happy hour, movie nights and monthly fireside book reviews. Stay active with exercise classes and leisurely strolls 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, our pet-friendly community offers daily newspaper delivery, transportation to medical appointments and errands, 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.

Activities and entertainment calendar

Take up a new hobby, join a club, get moving in a fitness class, attend special events or enjoy an outing to a local destination–all in the same day, if you’d like! The opportunities to find your joy are endless.

LaurelHurst & 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

Our specialized program, Magnolia Trails™, provides a safe, homelike environment with days tailored to meet each resident’s needs.

Temporary stay

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

One-bedroom apartment floorplan with living room, bathroom, kitchen and sunroom at a senior living community in Columbus, North Carolina.

Apartments designed with seniors in mind

Live a life filled with pleasure and relaxation in one of our one-bedroom apartment homes. Enjoy the views and kick back in comfort knowing your apartment is equipped with safety features such as hand railings and walk-in showers.

With a variety of floor plans, we have an option for everyone.

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.

Resident life at LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

See what modern senior living looks like.

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Education & recreation

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

laurelhurst and laurelwoods had a Hawaiian-themed party with watermelon slices for residents

Endless dining options

In addition to our ever-changing menu, residents can select from a variety of items on our always-available menu. Our staff is eager to receive feedback and works hard to provide a delicious, personalized dining experience.

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On-site amenities

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

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Finding your joy is easy at LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods. We offer exciting events and activities for residents to take part in every day.
North Carolina Blue Ridge Parkway Spring Flowers Scenic Landscape south of Asheville, NC in the southern Appalachian Mountains

In the Columbus area

LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods sit on one campus in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our communities offer easy access to Interstates 26 and 40.

We serve Polk County and are convenient for family members living nearby in Flat Rock, Hendersonville and Rutherfordton, NC.

Hospitals: St. Luke’s Hospital
Pharmacies: CVS, Foothills
Restaurants: Mountain View BBQ & Deli, Calvert’s Kitchen, The Brick Pizzeria, The Rural Seed
Shopping: Food Lion, Dollar General, Family Dollar
Local destinations: Shunkawauken Falls, Stearns Park, House of Flags

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Our approach to health

The safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority. We have many safety measures in place to not only cover pandemics, but also the common flu and cold seasons.

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