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The Lodge is  a licensed assisted living complex designed to meet the individual needs of its residents in a caring home-like atmosphere. Whether sitting and chatting in the courtyard patio, enjoying a hearty breakfast in our grand dining room or relaxing in a whirlpool tub, a gracious independent lifestyle is what our residents enjoy.

The Lodge has two styles of  well-appointed luxury apartments to choose from (Studio or Suite) that offer individual climate control, full baths, TV, refrigerator, and microwave.

Some of the offerings of The Lodge includes...

  • 24-hour supervision and assistance
  • Three meals daily (including homemade soups and salads)
  • Scheduled activities from a Certified Activity Coordinator
  • Daily housekeeping/laundry services
  • Local transportation
  • Full service beauty salon
  • Promotion of independence and self-esteem in a comfortable living environment

The Lodge residents enjoy a wide variety of professionally planned meals in a private dining area beautifully decorated to provide a memorable dining experience every day.

Activities & Life Enrichment

Residents enjoy a wide variety of programs to stimulate them both mentally and physically. We have a 73" HD television with surround sound to enhance the enjoyment of movies and games. 

Arts and crafts, daily exercise sessions, wine and cheese socials, community outings, and church services are but a few of the many activities offered at the center.

Our full service barber and beauty salon is available to our residents three days per week. Whether a shampoo and set, a perm or a simple haircut, a licensed beautician is available to make our residents look and feel their very best.

... the next best thing to being at home!

Haywood Lodge & Retirement Center is an assisted living and  retirement community offering a variety of care and service options. Located on a quiet street just two blocks from downtown Waynesville, NC, our residents enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of a friendly mountain community as well as convenient shopping and professional services available nearby.

Our mission is to provide the highest standard of care possible for our residents while maintaining a high quality of life, independence and self-esteem. Our dedicated staff works closely with outside health professionals to meet the specific needs of each resident. We encourage family and friends to visit with our residents at any time.

Haywood Lodge & Retirement Center

Location:  251 Shelton St, Waynesville NC 28786

(828) 456-8365


The Maples is our newest wing of private upscale rooms. Each resident receives the same care and services offered in the Retirement Center with a private setting no matter your level of independence. These units are well appointed with such amenities as in-room climate controls, private baths with heated floors and large walk-in showers.

This wing is directly adjacent to the Retirement Center and is only a short walk to our newly designed Life Enrichment Lounge. The lounge offers surround sound and a 73" HD television for movies and gaming. This area is complete right down to the old fashion popcorn machine.

Residents in all of our units enjoy a wide variety of amenities for their enjoyment and well-being.

The Lodge


There are two full service, well-appointed dining rooms offering our residents three meals per day. In addition to our regular menu items, The Lodge dining room has a seasonal soup, salad and fruit bar. 

All menus at our facility have been developed and approved by a registered dietician. This is to ensure the highest quality of food with regard to specific nutritional requirements and regulatory compliance. We offer many options making sure each resident has an enjoyable and fulfilling dining experience.

Some of the features of our program include...

  • Three nutritious meals per day
  • Snacks three times per day and as requested
  • Two full service dining rooms
  • Assigned seating
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Monthly weights with triggers to check for more frequent monitors
  • Nutrition and weight tracker to monitor and address potential weight concerns

This sample menu gives you an idea of the wholesome and delicious food we are proud to serve our residents at every meal.

251 Shelton St, Waynesville NC 28786 ~ Info@HaywoodLodge.com ~ (828) 456-8365 ~ (828) 456-6792 Fax

Haywood Villa residents are provided with all meals, weekly housekeeping service, laundry and linen service, utilities and a monitored Emergency Call System. Cable and telephone are not included but are available. Haywood Villa is available as an unfurnished unit. Residents in our Haywood Villa independent living unit have full access to our spa room and beauty salon.

Haywood Villa residents enjoy access to the dining room at Haywood Lodge. Here they can enjoy a wide variety of professionally planned meals in a private dining area beautifully decorated to provide a memorable dining experience every day.

Haywood Villa

Sample Menu...

~  Breakfast ~

Choice of: Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Oatmeal, Cold Cereal, Fruit, Juice, Milk, Water, Applesauce

~  Lunch ~

Choice of: Fried Chicken, Corn, Green Beans, Tomato Slices, Dinner Roll and Blueberry Pie

OR:  Ham, Lettuce & Tomato Wrap and Chips and Blueberry Pie

~ Dinner ~

Brunswick Stew, White Rice, Cornbread Sticks, Apple Cobbler

Retirement Center

The Retirement Center offers an affordable alternative to nursing home placement in a more relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.

The Retirement Center is a licensed adult care home designed for those individuals requiring more extensive assistance with health care and/or activities of daily living. Our dedicated staff is trained to meet the specific needs of each resident in coordination with all outside health professionals. Diet, exercise and drug management are followed closely for each resident.


The Retirement Center offers...

  • 24 hour supervision and assistance
  • Three meals per day with snacks
  • Scheduled activities from a Certified Activity Coordinator
  • Daily housekeeping/laundry services
  • Local transportation 
  • Full-service beauty salon

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Retirement Homes