As the premiere CCRC in North Carolina, independent living at Legacy takes on a whole new meaning. Because owning this retirement home also means taking care of your long-term healthcare needs. No more moves, no more decisions.
The state-of-the-art Health Center at Legacy is designed to meet your changing healthcare needs from living independently to requiring additional healthcare needs as you age. All your healthcare bases covered, with private and semi-private rooms, a physical therapy room, on-site medical staff, and all kinds of support for routine wellness and care. No need to drive long distances to fill a prescription. No need to seek out a far-flung physical therapist to help you work through an injury. Instead, everything is right here on site. Because like everything we do at Legacy, in healthcare we put in the extra effort to make the experience here truly spectacular.
Convenient primary care clinic located right on campus can mean never having to leave campus for check-ups, basic diagnostic tests, first aid and the like. Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies will be available at Legacy, as well as the periodic services of outside specialists such as audiologists and podiatrists. Transportation to outside medical appointments is available. you’ll never have to worry about how you’ll get to that next appointment, or who will help you pick up your next prescription. Also when a little extra help is needed to maximize your ability to stay in your home, we’ll have home care options available.
Legacy will have beautiful, Assisted Living rooms with the flexibility to be easily transformed from semi-private to private accommodations with the same Arts & Crafts elegance that you’ll find throughout the entire campus. Thoughtfully designed with comfort, care, and convenience in mind, they’ll be located on the second floor of our spectacular main building, with its relaxing patio, park-like open areas, and prime proximity to our physician-staffed Health Center.
The Memory Care Program at Legacy will offer a perfect blend of close attention and a genuine home environment. While under our care we will seek to strengthen and extend memory function for our participants while creating an environment that comforts and calms. The program emphasizes mental and physical exercises, memory cueing as well as the establishment and maintenance of routines.
Also located on the second floor of our spectacular main building, skilled nursing is strategically integrated with the assisted living section for ultimate flexibility to meet the changing needs of our members. We foster a person-centered environment, with emphasis on respect, privacy and a true understanding of each individual in our care. Between our state-of-the-art Health Center and our trained, caring staff available 24 hours a day, our community will be here to support our members with the expert care they need—today and tomorrow.
Legacy at Mills River will be a sustainably-designed Continuing Care Retirement Community, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering equity ownership. Residents hold the deed to their own property: a stunning home designed for 21st Century convenience and following LEED principles for eco-friendly construction.