Raleigh Retirement Communities

There are 8 Retirement Communities in Raleigh, NC and 5 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.

  • Bartlett Reserve

    Bartlett Reserve

    Durham, NC 27713 16.7 mi Hospice Care, Independent Living, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
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    Bartlett Reserve is an entirely new concept in resort-style senior living in Durham, North Carolina where we offer you an all-inclusive, rental community with no risk.

  • 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.

Other Retirement Communities

  • Capital Oaks

    Capital Oaks

    Raleigh, NC 27613 55+ Communities, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Tucked away in beautiful Northwest Raleigh near Lake Lynn, Capital Oaks is a brand-new, all-inclusive senior community for adults 55 and better.

  • Magnolia Glen

    Magnolia Glen

    Raleigh, NC 27612 Assisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Located on 12 acres of wooded grounds next to Brookhaven Nature Park, Magnolia Glen offers seniors a great selection of independent living and assisted living options.

  • The Cardinal at North Hills

    The Cardinal at North Hills

    Raleigh, NC 27609 Assisted Living, Continuing Care, Independent Living, Memory Care, Retirement Communities
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    With first-class amenities, including a spa and fine dining, along with stellar health care, The Cardinal at North Hills offers a lifestyle that must to be seen to be believed.

  • The Oaks at Whitaker Glen

    The Oaks at Whitaker Glen

    Raleigh, NC 27608 Continuing Care, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    The Oaks at Whitaker Glen is Raleigh's premier continuing care retirement community providing independent living with supportive services and skilled ...

Reviews of Raleigh Retirement Communities

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    The Oaks at Whitaker Glen

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    Review by Amy, daughter of patient
    Family or friend of a resident

    Not giving 5 stars because the facility is horribly outdated. The staff is the reason to choose Mayview. My mom is here under hospice care. She can do very little for herself, but never have I felt that she has been mistreated or disrespected. You walk in and everyone has a smile for you and a moment to listen. Such a refreshing change.

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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

Raleigh, NC Retirement Communities Costs

Raleigh, NC Retirement Communities Costs

Cost of Raleigh Retirement Communities

Community Starting Price
Independence Village of Olde Raleigh $2,055/month
The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation $2,724/month
Atria Oakridge $3,729/month
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Cost of Nearby Retirement Communities

Community City Starting Price
Jordan Oaks Cary $2,774/month
The Lodge at Wake Forest Wake Forest $2,599/month
Bartlett Reserve Durham $2,595/month
Durham Regent Durham $1,849/month
Emerald Pond Durham $2,099/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.