Durham Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Durham Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Durham for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,500/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Durham Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Atria Southpoint Walk $3,695/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Warren Care Services Burlington $1,800/month
North Pointe of Garner Garner $2,600/month
Green Leaf Care Center Lillington $2,600/month
Cambridge Hills Of Pittsboro Pittsboro $3,600/month
Elmcroft of North Ridge Raleigh $4,560/month
Absolute Care Assisted Living Angier $3,000/month
Sunrise of Cary Cary $5,930/month
Brighton Gardens of Raleigh Raleigh $4,430/month
Sunrise at North Hills Raleigh $5,200/month
Sunrise of Raleigh Raleigh $5,260/month
Falls River Village Raleigh $4,520/month
Mebane Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care Mebane $3,195/month
Chatham Ridge Assisted Living Chapel Hill $4,595/month
Gabriel Manor Clayton $3,914/month
Cambridge Village of Apex Apex $4,000/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.
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Reviews of Durham Assisted Living Facilities

Brookdale Durham

Review by MG

Consumer

Brookdale Durham offers skilled nursing and a lockdown memory care center for dementia patients. It was nice but definitely had more of an institutional feel to it. It was very pretty and had a lovely brick courtyard that the residents could garden in...

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Croasdaile Village is prohibitively expensive. They wanted $150,000 upfront and that just gets you an opportunity to live there but doesn't pay for your apartment. The place smelled like urine in the assisted living part which was really surprising to me since it was such a high-end facility. It is very pretty...

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Information About Assisted Living Facility in Durham

Situated halfway between the Great Smoky Mountains and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, Durham is a rich, vibrant community known for its educational institutions, historic heritage and world-class medical care. Communities of assisted living in Durham have attracted many retirees looking to enjoy the mild weather and central North Carolina location. Ranked fifth on Relocate-America’s “Top 100 Places to Live” list in 2009, Durham is home to more than 250,000 residents and has numerous activities and services available for people of every walk of life.

Durham Attractions

Assisted living in Durham offers seniors a number of things to see and do. Durham is host to several shopping centers and only a short drive from historical sites such as Alamance Battleground and Historical Old Salem, as well as other notable attractions including the North Carolina Zoo and the North Carolina Museum of Art. The city is full of various performance venues, such as the Durham Performing Arts Center and the Carolina Theatre, and many fine arts performances are produced by both Duke University and the University of North Carolina.

Durham Senior Activities

Residents of assisted living in Durham have several options to stay active, make new friends and learn new things. The Durham Center for Senior Life, the local YMCA, and Durham Parks and Recreation's Mature Adults Program are only a few of the many places available. Activities for senior adults include exercise, educational classes, special seasonal events, socialization activities, computer labs, travel opportunities and games. Aside from these locations, assisted living communities in Durham also offer their own robust calendars of activities.

Durham Medical Facilities

Durham has evolved into a hotbed for medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and information technology, specifically because of The Research Triangle Park, which is currently the world's largest university-related research park. Since the park's founding in the 1950s, Durham has become known as the "City of Medicine," with more than 300 medical practices and health-related companies. Residents of assisted living in Durham are fortunate to receive some of the most cutting-edge medical care in the country. In addition to The Research Triangle Park, the Duke University Health System annually ranks among the finest in the nation. A part of Duke Medicine, Durham Regional Hospital is the city’s main medical facility offering a full range of health services and treatment options.

Durham Transportation

It is easy to get to and from a community of assisted living in Durham using public transportation. The Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) runs buses along 18 different routes throughout the city, all of which are wheelchair-accessible. For seniors who are unable to ride traditional buses due to a disability, the DATA ACCESS service provides curb-to-curb shuttle service. For travel outside of Durham, Triangle Transit provides a number of regional transit options including buses, shuttles and paratransit service between Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill and a number of local attractions, services and business in between.

Find Assisted Living in Durham

Assisted living in Durham offers seniors a hospitable home set in the picturesque scenery of the Southeast. To view a list of senior housing in this area, visit our Durham Assisted Living page. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top