Our Residents do not live in our Workplace, we work in their Home


Welcome to The Laurels

Located in the heart of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, The Laurels is a 45-room retirement and assisted living facility with spaciously designed private suites, elegantly appointed common areas and desirable amenities.


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The Laurels is a 45-suite retirement and assisted living facility in the backyard of the Jefferson National Forest.

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The Laurels full service, all inclusive program has been designed to meet the specific needs of those that make The Laurels their home.

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Floor Plans

The Laurels offers Single and Two Bedroom Suites. Visit our floor plan page to decide which is best for you.

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What is the Philosophy of Assisted Living?

  • Offering cost-effective quality care that is personalized for individual needs
  • Fostering independence
  • Treating each resident with dignity and respect
  • Promoting individuality
  • Allowing choices of care and lifestyle
  • Protecting each resident's right to privacy
  • Nuturing the spirit, mind, body and soul
  • Involving family and friends in care planning and implementation
  • Providing a safe, comfortable environment
  • Making the facility a valuable community asset

Meet Our Executive Director

Cheryl Henry, Administrator of the Laurels Assisted Living, was first hired as Directer of Nursing in October 2008 and was promoted to her current position in December 2008. Graduating from Penn State with a degree in nursing, she began her career working in cardiac care for 14 years, then called to missions at Camp Bethel, in Wise, Virgina. She was also involved in an after school program for at-risk children and later established 'Wise Choices Abortion Alternatives' and 'Wise Country Crisis Pregnancy Center Ministry'. Cheryl's education and experience is not only a perfect fit for The Laurels, but parallels the mission of Family Ministries, which offers a full circle of services from the protection of unborn babies to providing a safe and secure home for our saintly seniors.

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