Raleigh Retirement Communities

There are 8 Retirement Communities in Raleigh, NC and 6 Retirement Communities nearby.

Nearby Retirement Communities

  • Jordan Oaks

    Jordan Oaks

    Cary, NC 27518 9.6 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Nestled among Cary’s idyllic countryside, Jordan Oaks offers independent seniors a beautiful location to retire—with abundant amenities and cultural attractions in nearby Raleigh.

  • The Lodge at Wake Forest

    The Lodge at Wake Forest

    Wake Forest, NC 27587 14.6 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    At The Lodge at Wake Forest, we provide seniors with an all-inclusive independent lifestyle so that they can enjoy a rich and rewarding retirement.

  • Atria Southpoint Walk

    Atria Southpoint Walk

    Durham, NC 27713 18.7 mi Assisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Atria Southpoint Walk encourages active older adults to spend their time as they wish, knowing everything from housekeeping to cooking and even transportation is handled for them.

  • Durham Regent

    Durham Regent

    Durham, NC 27705 22.3 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Tucked away in the vibrant community of Durham Chapel Hill, Durham Regent puts independent senior living just minutes from shopping, fine dining and historical attractions.

  • Emerald Pond

    Emerald Pond

    Durham, NC 27705 22.7 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Situated on a peaceful, 100-acre nature preserve that features ponds, walking trails and abundant wildlife, Emerald Pond is the home you’re looking for in Durham.

  • Parkwood Village & Landing

    Parkwood Village & Landing

    Wilson, NC 27893 39.6 mi Assisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Parkwood Village & Landing offers compassionate senior care in Wilson, NC, and we strive to create a home-like atmosphere where your loved ones can feel secure.

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Information About Retirement Communities in Raleigh

Information About Retirement Communities in Raleigh

Raleigh Retirement CommunityRaleigh was established as the Wake County seat and the capital of North Carolina in 1792 because its centralized location made it difficult to attack via the coast. Named for Sir Walter Raleigh of the Roanoke Colony that was lost in Dare County during the state’s early settlement days, this city is the second largest in the state. With an estimated population of 416,468 in 2011, those people considering a move to Raleigh retirement communities will discover the city to be one of the fastest growing in the country. Due to its humid and subtropical climate, residents of Raleigh retirement communities can enjoy relatively mild winters with hot summers.

Attractions for Seniors

The city is divided into several distinctive geographical areas that each have their own feel and vibe. In the downtown area, also known as Old Raleigh, the restored City Market offers a wide range of dining and shopping experiences. Other highlights include the Raleigh City Museum, the North Carolina Museum of History, the Fayetteville Street business district and the midtown business district of Cameron Village. The outer belt-line of Raleigh contains neighborhoods and the Crabtree Valley Mall, home to major retail chains and restaurants.

Senior Activities

For seniors living in Raleigh retirement communities, there are many activities designed to provide support, socialization and education. Adult day care and Total Life centers offer avenues for social contact while the Encore Center for Lifelong Enrichment provides a wealth of study trips, courses, special events and other types of programs for seniors. North Carolina’s Division of Aging and Adult Services offers resources covering health matters, retirement, housing, employment, insurance and more that help seniors to live a more independent and enrich life.

Raleigh Retirement CommunityMedical Facilities

Living in Raleigh retirement communities ensures close proximity to some of the top medical facilities in the country. Duke University Medical Center has been ranked as the number one hospital in the Raleigh-Durham area by U.S. News. This 812 bed teaching hospital performed more than 35,000 outpatient and inpatient surgeries for the last year data was reported. It boasts nationally ranked specialties in categories such as geriatrics, pulmonology, orthopedics, cardiology, heart surgery, ophthalmology and more.

Public Transportation in the City of Raleigh

Capital Area Transit, also known as CAT, provides public transportation for the city’s residents and visitors with 43 fixed bus routes. In addition, Triangle Transit provides commuter and regional bus service between Raleigh and other cities such as Cary, Chapel Hill and Durham. Other areas serviced by Triangle Transit include Research Triangle Park, Raleigh-Durham International Airport and several large suburban areas. This extensive network of public bus service, both within the city itself and to popular points nearby that lie outside the city, give people residing in Raleigh retirement communities ample opportunities to take advantage of the many amenities the city has to offer.

Because of its temperate climate, access to top notch medical facilities, abundant educational, recreational and cultural amenities, the Raleigh area of North Carolina offers seniors the ideal location in which to retire.

Map of Raleigh Retirement Communities