About Our Retirement Community in Morganton, NC

Grace Ridge is a Life Plan Community owned and managed by Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge. Our thriving community combines all the modern amenities you expect in a fulfilling retirement lifestyle, plus a nurturing environment where neighbors become friends and friends become family. In addition to independent living apartments and cottages, we offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care residences to our residents.

Picturesque Location

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Grace Ridge Retirement Community spans 52 pastoral acres in the heart of Morganton, NC with panoramic views of the Catawba River Valley.

At Grace Ridge, you can enjoy the things you love in a setting that celebrates all four seasons, including a mild summer and just enough winter flakes to build a snowman.

With so much to do at Grace Ridge, you may never want to leave the community. But when you do venture out, our western North Carolina location is an hour from Asheville, Boone and Charlotte, and only minutes from Hickory and its world-renowned Furniture Mart.

Should you prefer the shore, nearby lakes and Carolina’s famed beaches are within driving distance.

Shared Values

Our mission is to create a secure environment that is supportive of an individual’s choices and preferred way of life. To uphold our mission, we live by these core values:

  • We believe in being truthful with every interaction and adhering to high moral principles and professional standards.
  • We believe in treating others with respect, courtesy, attentiveness and sensitivity and we do so with a high level of enthusiasm.
  • We believe a good mood is integral to wellness and key to enjoying your retirement.

Total Wellness

At Grace Ridge, we complement gracious senior residences and Southern charm with programs that promote fitness and intellectual and spiritual vitality. Our affiliation with Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge gives you the confidence and peace of mind that all your needs will be met, so you can turn retirement into renewal.

Lifelong Security

As a Life Plan Community, Grace Ridge provides a full continuum of care — including assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing — for peace of mind. If your health needs change, you can move to a higher level of care without leaving the community you call home. We offer several types of agreements, including Life Care, modified and fee-for-service. Each one provides professional and expert health services from Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge.

Dedicated To Your Care

Residents often praise our care teams where each staff member treats you as an individual in a community of fellowship and friends. In fact, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) said our “caring and compassion are among the most genuine and authentic seen at any retirement community.” On our annual satisfaction surveys, Grace Ridge residents consistently rate their satisfaction 95% or higher.

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We’ve been proudly serving area seniors since 1978. See all the improvements and lifestyle advances we’ve made over the past four decades.

We’ve been proudly serving area seniors since 1978. See all the improvements and lifestyle advances we’ve made over the past four decades.

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