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With more than 40 years of making a difference in the lives of residents and the surrounding community, Carol Woods has set the standard for excellence in the field of aging.

Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Carol Woods attracts residents seeking an in-town location with close proximity to superior educational, cultural and medical resources. Engaged residents, top-rated healthcare, a financially strong foundation and a beautiful campus have created Carol Woods’ reputation as one of the country’s leading continuing care retirement communities.

Carol Woods is an accredited, nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in a vibrant university town. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle of learning, growing and contributing to both Carol Woods and the community at large. Residents come from different backgrounds, religions, lifestyles and viewpoints to create an inclusive and welcoming community.

Our philosophy reflects a commitment to a holistic approach to well-being that focuses on individual quality of life and a sense of life satisfaction, meaning and purpose.

Explore Carol Woods Experiences

The Carol Woods community offers many opportunities for residents to create a lifestyle that is engaging and meaningful. From giving back to the greater community through volunteering to relaxing in the social lounge with a cup of coffee, resident choice is at the forefront of our community living. Flexible lifestyle and great company are cornerstones to daily life around campus – we invite you to explore the many amenities and services offered through the Carol Woods experience.