Raleigh Retirement Communities

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

Raleigh Retirement Communities

  • The Cardinal at North Hills

    The Cardinal at North Hills

    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.

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    Raleigh, NC 27609
    Continuing Care, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation

    The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation

    Designed exclusively for seniors, The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation provides individuals living in Raleigh with an excellent option for retirement living.

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    Raleigh, NC 27614
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • Capital Oaks

    Capital Oaks

    Tucked away in beautiful Northwest Raleigh near Lake Lynn, Capital Oaks is a brand-new, all-inclusive senior community for adults 55 and better.

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    Raleigh, NC 27613
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • The Heritage of Raleigh

    The Heritage of Raleigh

    Just minutes from downtown, close to restaurants, shops, and local attractions, The Heritage of Raleigh is a cozy community with superb amenities, catering to active seniors.

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    Raleigh, NC 27609
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • Atria Oakridge

    Atria Oakridge

    Nested into the heart of North Raleigh, Atria Oakridge offers area retirees an ideal location to enjoy excellent senior services and amenities.

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    Raleigh, NC 27614
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities

Nearby Retirement Communities

  • Jordan Oaks

    Jordan Oaks

    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.

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    Cary, NC 27518 Distance: 9.6 mi
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • The Lodge at Wake Forest

    The Lodge at Wake Forest

    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.

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    Wake Forest, NC 27587 Distance: 14.6 mi
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • Atria Southpoint Walk

    Atria Southpoint Walk

    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.

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    Durham, NC 27713 Distance: 18.7 mi
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • Durham Regent

    Durham Regent

    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.

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    Durham, NC 27705 Distance: 22.3 mi
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • Emerald Pond

    Emerald Pond

    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.

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    Durham, NC 27705 Distance: 22.7 mi
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities

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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.

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