Tryon Estates
617 Laurel Lake Dr, Columbus, NC 28722

For more information call 828-894-3000 or Request Information

Welcome to Memory Care at Tryon Estates, Columbus, NC

Tryon Estates is a premier continuing care retirement community in Columbus, NC, offering a range of services, including specialized memory care for assisted living and skilled nursing residents. We also provide a secure memory care neighborhood for those who need this level of care.

Our memory care services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each resident and the cognitive changes they are experiencing.

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Evidence-Based Memory Care & Amenities

Our program, Acts Engaged Living, supports residents in independent living, assisted living, or skilled care who are dealing with cognitive changes such as Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. We provide top-notch clinical care and engagement that is personalized, evidence-based, and informed by the latest best practices and extensive training.

Memory Care Services

  • Adopting a forward-thinking strategy aimed at mitigating cognitive decline 

  • Creating an uplifting atmosphere that leverages individual strengths and capabilities 

  • Offering tailored interactions to foster a sense of empowerment and meaningful engagement 

  • Implementing the Best Friends™ approach, prioritizing deep, personal connections 

  • Rooted in compassion and inclusivity, featuring memory care support groups and activities

General Healthcare Services

  • Full-time Nurse Practitioner available at the Wellness Center 

  • Continuous health monitoring around the clock 

  • Healthcare overseen by a Chief Medical Officer across the organization 

  • Management of care coordination and medications 

  • Dedicated Memory Care program 

  • Transportation arranged for medical visits 

  • Access to a team of specialists, including a licensed clinical social worker, recreation therapist, and chaplain 

  • Support and resources provided for families and caregivers 

Amenities and Activities

  • Enjoy three balanced meals each day in a friendly dining atmosphere. 

  • Access snacks whenever you like. 

  • Relax in a large, comfortable, and homey environment. 

  • Utilize communal spaces for social interaction and unwinding. 

  • Choose between private and semi-private rooms that you can customize. 

  • Benefit from a private bathroom, cable TV, and an emergency call system. 

  • Participate in activities designed to enrich your life. 

  • Stroll through stunningly landscaped grounds and gardens.

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Financing Memory Care Services

Memory care services are financed monthly through personal funds and/or long-term care insurance. Our team is ready to help you understand all the financial aspects involved.

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Eligible for Memory Care?

Memory care is intended for individuals experiencing memory loss, often due to conditions like Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Eligibility is based on the need for specialized care and support in managing cognitive impairment. Prospective residents provide medical records, undergo a health assessment, and supply financial information for assessment. Our memory care experts are here to assist you in determining eligibility.


What Others Are Saying About Our Columbus, NC Memory Care Center

  • Jeffrinkus
    My mom is getting great care. I don’t worry about her here because she’s actually flourishing despite her stage of dementia and able to make genuine human connections.
    / Jeff Rinkus
  • Peggyhoover Cropped
    “Everything was so easy for me, and my husband was totally cared for. He loved the food and enjoyed all the activities.”
    / Peg Hoover
  • Mikecrowley
    My dad is always raving about how good the food is. There’s always someone there if he needs anything at all and they’re very accommodating.
    / Mike Crowley
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Did you know?

By emphasizing each person’s strengths, rather than solely their cognitive challenges, we foster a sense of achievement and empowerment.

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“My dad always tells us how happy he is, not to worry about him, and how much he truly loves living here.”
/ Tami Crowley Tamicrowley

Backed By the Strength of Acts 

As the nation’s largest not-for-profit owner, operator, and developer of continuing care retirement communities, Acts has a 50-year legacy of success. Our mission-driven approach, guided by Christian values, prioritizes the well-being of those we serve. As an industry leader with 27 senior care facilities across nine states, we are financially strong and stable, with the resources to deliver excellence and lead the way in innovation. As you plan for your future, Acts is an organization you can depend on and trust.