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"We should have moved here sooner!" This is what our residents most often tell us, because they thoroughly enjoy the richness and vitality of their active North Carolina retirement community. Abernethy Laurels has attracted people from all over the country, and each person has further enriched our culture.

We are not your Grandma's typical nursing home. Since 1971, Abernethy Laurels has been known as a destination of choice for North Carolina retirement living. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, our Newton retirement community combines elegant independent housing with full-service accommodations on a fee-for-service basis - all on one campus.   Over ninety-three percent  of our residents would recommend us to a friend or family member.

As a not for profit retirement facility affiliated with the United Church of Christ, our goal is to provide the highest standard of care to seniors in a mission focused environment. As a continuing care retirement community, Abernethy Laurels features a spectrum of options and services for our residents:

The convenience of Charlotte, Boone/Blowing Rock, Hickory, and Asheville makes Abernethy Laurels Retirement Community an appealing destination for active senior living focused on health and wellness, culture, education and fun. We encourage you to visit us and see first-hand why so many wonderful people make Abernethy Laurels their home.

In 2014, an annual survey of residential living residents revealed that 99% rated staff as excellent. Accessibility to staff was rated excellent with a 99% rating on resident input. Residents would overwhelmingly choose Abernethy Laurels again and would recommend to a friend.

Our Mission

A Christian ministry committed to providing vibrant senior living opportunities, diverse programs of outreach and compassionate healthcare services.

Contact Information

Abernethy Laurels

102 Leonard Avenue
Newton, NC 28658

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828-623-0829 or
Toll Free: 877-627-2066

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Abernethy Laurels is situated on 120 acres of generously landscaped grounds. Our residents are pleasantly surprised by the amount of privacy they have when moving to our community. You won't find high-rise apartment buildings, traffic congestion, or hear the hustle and bustle from city living at Abernethy Laurels. You'll find single-level cottages, villas and apartments that are situated in a beautiful, spacious, and peaceful community.

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Abernethy Laurels urges the public to donate blood on Thursday, August 20 on the campus of the retirement community.

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