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Whether it’s the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the sound of laughter pouring from the theater or the smell of our chef’s famous BBQ brisket wafting from the kitchen, LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods offers residents the everyday feelings of joy that brighten retirement years.

A beautiful, stone fireplace in a comfortable lounge area with couches and a television in Columbus, North Carolina.
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Activities for seniors in Columbus, North Carolina

Staying active and connecting with others is important for your health. We make that easy at the LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods community with a variety of on-site activities to choose from:

  • Various clubs, including gardening club, cards club, book club, music club and men’s group
  • Bingo, arts and crafts, movie nights, tournaments and trivia
  • Happy hour, live entertainment, themed parties and outings around town
  • Exercise opportunities, like stretching class, yoga and walking club
  • Bible study, devotional activities and religious services with a visiting chaplain or priest
  • Pet-focused programs for your dogs and cats
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Experience the ambiance

Stay active, engaged and connected.

A pergola and raised gardens in a well-landscaped courtyard in Columbus, North Carolina.

Grounds and courtyard

Our attractive grounds and relaxing courtyard offer the perfect outdoor escape where you can take in the calming sounds and sweet scents of the wilderness.

Well-stocked library with bookshelves covering two walls and tables with chairs in the center of the room in Columbus, North Carolina.

Library and media room

Our lodge-like library and media room is a popular space to spend time. The inviting fireplace is great when it’s cold, and our computers keep you connected with your loved ones.

movie theatre with plenty of seating for seniors living at laurelhurst and laurelwoods

Movie room

With rows of comfortable lounge seating, there’s not a bad seat to be found in our movie room. Invite your friends and family to enjoy a showing with you. And don’t forget the snacks!

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Dining that fits your lifestyle

Enjoy hearty restaurant-style meals delivered fresh by our friendly and prompt waitstaff. Our Independent living residents are served two meals a day at our breakfast bar and diner. Assisted living and memory care residents receive three meals daily in our tastefully decorated dining room. 

All residents have a choice between two entrées, and can select various soups, sides, salads and desserts. We also have an everyday menu with additional options.

On occasion, we enjoy a themed dinner with festive décor, special menus and music to match! We also have a dining room that can be reserved for private meals, parties and meetings.

Activities and entertainment calendar

Our social, educational and recreational programs are designed to challenge and stimulate older adults. No matter your interests, we’ve got you covered!

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In the Columbus area

LaurelHurst & 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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