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Diverse Independent Living Options

Located in Southern Pines, North Carolina, AKA, the heart of a golfer’s paradise, we have living options that range from historic elegance to contemporary decadence. With full-service amenities – including dining options that range from luxurious to relaxed, fitness centers and putting greens, and community gardens – we know you’ll retire with the style you’ve always imagined.

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Independent Living at Belle Meade

Surrounded by lush greenery, Belle Meade is a gated, resort-style community that offers spacious homes and lavish apartments to choose from.

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Independent Living at Pine Knoll

With a variety and choice of comfortable residences with convenience to attractive and purposeful amenities Pine Knoll offers history and comfort.

Senior Living & Healthcare Services in Central North Carolina

We’re well-known for our two independent senior living communities, but we also offer a variety of healthcare offerings too.

Learn About Senior Living in the SJP Blog

Covering diverse topics about all facets of senior living, our blog is a great way for you to not only learn more about our offerings and residents, but as a resource on aging. Check back frequently to read the latest update.

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Senior Safety

Top 15 Best Home Safety and Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

Stay independent for longer with home safety tips for seniors. Prevent falls and maintain your freedom with these useful tips.

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Five Low-Impact Cardiovascular Exercises for Seniors

Keep your heart strong and healthy all year long with low-impact cardiovascular exercises for seniors.

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Independent Living

A Life Plan Community: How it Can Work for Your Future

Interested in learning more about life plan communities? Explore your options for senior living and how you can age in place at St. Joseph of the Pines.

Hear What Our Residents Have to Say

"The Caliber of People who Work Here is Unmatched"

Before I moved to Belle Meade, I would have said that the beautiful grounds, appealing apartments, financial incentives and continuing care were my reasons to move. However, now that I am a resident, I see that the caliber of people who work here is unmatched. On a daily basis, they provide such a positive environment with their smiles and desire to help.

"My Favorite is Having a Garden"

There are many things that I love about Belle Meade, but my favorite is having a garden. I live in a house, but there is open space in the greenhouse for apartment gardeners too. The nice thing is I can do the lighter jobs amd get help from the wonderful landscaping crew for the more difficult ones.

"We Knew It Was Time"

We knew it was time to move when we just got tired of doing yardwork, cooking, and cleaning the house. We visited four other communities before choosing Pine Knoll. Each other others just didn't feel right and had a few things we were not comfortable with. We were very impressed with Pine Knoll.

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