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Senior Living at Christwood Retirement Community

Christwood Retirement Community is a progressive, active retirement community that embraces life, vitality and individuality. We are focused on providing our residents with every element needed to live a comfortable and fulfilling life. We are the premier retirement community on the Northshore, featuring the largest and most beautiful grounds in the region – a sprawling 125 acres including wooded areas, walking trails and attractive landscaping for our residents to enjoy.

Just as importantly, Christwood offers you spacious, elegant living accommodations including apartment homes and cottages – as well as gourmet dining, a state-of-the-art fitness center featuring an indoor saltwater heated pool, a full service spa and salon, numerous activities, wellness classes and so much more. We have created a friendly, comfortable community focused on your physical, intellectual, spiritual and medical needs.

At Christwood we offer a comprehensive range of living options and health services including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, companion services, and cognitive care. We are here to cater to your individual needs and protect your health and happiness – whether you simply need a wonderful place to live independently or require specialized medical care.

Christwood is a not-for-profit, non-denominational, faith based senior living community that opened in 1996 and is located in Covington, Louisiana – a charming town near New Orleans. We are conveniently close to shopping centers, restaurants, theatres, medical centers and all of the wonderful attractions offered by the Greater New Orleans area.

Senior living here is at ease with life’s what-ifs.

The caring professionals at Christwood are dedicated to helping our residents to achieve maximum wellness while living full, active lives for years to come. And we're also here to help protect you from the high cost of nursing care and erosion of your assets. We offer you an affordable, predictable monthly fee that covers virtually everything you need. The net result is security, independence and the peace of mind you and your family need and deserve.




We invite you to contact us today to learn more about Christwood. Schedule a visit now to find out how we can help to make the best years of your life an inspiring experience.