Questions about The Dorchester Independent Senior Living
Describe the overall population of independent living residents at The Dorchester Independent Senior Living. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
The Dorchester consists of residents 55 & older, who are active & independent. You can find them enjoying our activities like Bridge Group, Lunch Bunch, Exercise Class, Wine & Cheese Socials, Activity Trips, & Art Classes!
What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?
The Dorchester residents enjoy easy access to Pineville Park, Carolina Place Mall, South Park Mall, Lake Wylie, Uptown Charlotte (museums, Ballgames, Trolley Ride, Johnson & Wales, Tyvola Senior Center, Flea Markets, Blumenthal Performing Arts, Belk Theatre, Ovens Auditorium), Nascar & Billy Graham Library to name a few!
What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at The Dorchester Independent Senior Living has organized?
We're very busy at The Dorchester! Our residents have gone on trips to Billy Graham Library, Charlotte Premium Outlet, Knights Ballgame, Harrah’s Casino, various restaurants each month & The Woodmill Winery.
What transportation services does The Dorchester Independent Senior Living offer to independent living residents?
Our bus provides transportation to Grocery Stores, Banks, Walmart, and various trips for shopping. We also assist in getting Lyft transportation through our front desk concierge.
What makes the chef or dining program at The Dorchester Independent Senior Living exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?
The choice is yours! We offer ala carte food choices or several different meals plans to choose from! We also offer free delivery to your home nightly should you choose to dine-in.
What common areas are available for independent living residents?
Residents can enjoy access to our Fitness Room, Libraries, Billiards Room, Parlor, Club Room, Computer Lab, Styling Salon, Activity Arts & Crafts room, Courtyard with Gazebo, and 24-hour Market Pantry.
What safety features or security measures does The Dorchester Independent Senior Living offer to independent living residents?
Residents can only enter by using a secure code and/or a FOB key. We also have a 24-hour front desk staff.
If The Dorchester Independent Senior Living accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
There are several outdoor courtyards that are pet-friendly. We also offer a daily Yappy Hour where residents and their pets can socialize together.
Does The Dorchester Independent Senior Living work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?
Yes. Bayada Home Health Care, ATR Physical Therapy as well as numerous third-party companies such as Doctors Making House Calls, Visiting Angels, and pharmacy delivery companies.