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Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community
(866) 826-8384
3800 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC
Housing Types:
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Hospice
  • Continued Care Community

Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community
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02/23/2014 An Interested Visitor Writes: My aunt lived here until she passed away. The staff is excellent! They are caring, patient and I never worried about my aunt being there. They treated her with respect and dignity, even though she had dementia she was never treated like a child. The food here is excellent. They always had activities and entertainment. Very happy with Aldersgate and so lucky to have found them.

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    Description of Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community in Charlotte, NC

    Built In 1948 , Number of Beds : 5

    Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community, located in Charlotte, North Carolina provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community has an average user review rating of 5 stars. Accommodations at Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community, start at $2,233 a month. Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community has a very good hospital, Presbyterian Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (28215) in North Carolina, where Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community can be found here.

    Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

    Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

    Also, Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

    Also, Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

    Also, Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

    Also, Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

    Also, Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

    Also, Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

    Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

    Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

    Aldersgate is an ecumenical 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing excellent continuing care services for older adults of all faiths and beliefs. While a separate corporate entity, Aldersgate is a ministry of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, offering services for residents across many levels of care. Aldersgate has a long tradition of serving older adults for the past 60 years. The Aldersgate community sits on 227 beautifully wooded acres in Charlotte with its own lake for fishing, walking and cart paths, a three-hole golf course and 5-acre azalea garden. Over 260 residences in an array of cottage and apartment floor plans are available to individuals in retirement living. The assisted living needs of members are met on Parker Terrace. This area has recently undergone an expansion to include 24 additional residences. Cuthbertson Village, Aldersgate?s memory support assisted living area, is on the leading edge of care for those seniors who have Alzheimer?s, dementia and memory loss. Programming and accommodations are designed to support individuals needing this level of care. Cuthbertson Village is divided into three neighborhoods, each with 15 private residences, a country kitchen, living room, family room and secure courtyard. Each of the 45 private residences has its own full bath. All three neighborhoods connect to a common area reminiscent of a 1930's and 40's-era town square comprised of a soda shop, theater, pet store, general store, garden shop, and a barber and beauty shop all around a fountain, stream, skylight and aviary. Asbury Care Center, Aldersgate?s skilled nursing facility, continues to offer outstanding skilled care to individuals needing mid- to high-level nursing care. Management and direct care staff provide the necessary care in an environment that supports dignity and continued self-worth for every resident. Over the past few years, Aldersgate has taken a more intentional approach to developing a wellness lifestyle philosophy, particularly for independent residents on the campus. We have a dedicated wellness staff, a beautiful swimming pool and senior-friendly exercise classes to meet the needs of health-conscious older adults. We also offer Tai Chi classes under the direction of a trained instructor. These efforts, plus access to healthy dietary choices and the opportunity to meet on a regular basis with a registered dietician, have helped Aldersgate reach a new level of service to active retirees who are very savvy regarding healthy lifestyles.


    Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Guest Lodging
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Gated Community
  • Security Staff on Premises
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Behavioral Support

  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
  • On-Site Therapy

  • Audiology
  • Dental Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
  • Memory Care Services

  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7
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    Demographic Profile for Charlotte, NC,28215

    Annual Crime
    28215 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 8 4
    Property Crimes 7 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 32%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 8.6 / 100
    Water Quality 61 / 100
    Superfund Sites 20 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 267.1
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 15% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Above
    Utilities 3% Below
    Miscellaneous 2% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 5.81%
    Male Population 49.17%
    Female Population 50.83%
    Median Age 34.2 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $48,264
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Charlotte NC
    Percent Religious 46.71%
    Baptist 13.30%
    Catholic 10.33%
    Presbyterian 6.08%
    Methodist 5.16%
    Other Christian 3.95%
    Pentecostal 2.47%
    All Other 5.43%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Charlotte NC
    Black  44.8%
    White  41.7%
    Hispanic/Latino  8.7%
    Asian  2.9%
    Multiracial  1.4%
    Other  0.2%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.