Southminster is a retirement community serving the needs of senior citizens and is located in Charlotte, N.C. Founded in 1987 by two local churches, it offers a full continuum of care, services and amenities, including active independent living choices, assisted living options, Alzheimer s disease and dementia care services, and nursing services. Its modern skilled nursing facility offers services, such as intravenous injections, tube feeding and changing sterile dressings on a wound. It offers memory support units for residents with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. It provides other services, that include housekeeping, meals, transportation, emergency nurse visits, fitness programs, social activities and spiritual services. Assisted living in apartments includes participating in a variety of social, recreational programs and special events, that include games, exercise classes, luncheons, shopping trips to retail and grocery stores and participation in community events.