Durham Independent Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Durham Independent Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Independent Living in Durham for a single-occupancy apartment is $2,477/month (SeniorHomes.com - 2015). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Durham Independent Living Communities

Community Starting Price
Atria Southpoint Walk $3,695/month
Durham Regent $1,749/month
Emerald Pond $2,099/month
Bartlett Reserve $2,750/month

Cost of Nearby Independent Living Communities

Community City Starting Price
Independence Village of Olde Raleigh Raleigh $2,120/month
Jordan Oaks Cary $2,224/month
The Lodge at Wake Forest Wake Forest $2,449/month
The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation Raleigh $2,824/month
Atria Oakridge Raleigh $3,297/month
Capital Oaks Raleigh $2,500/month
Twin Rivers Independent Senior Community Pittsboro $2,000/month
Coventry House Inn Henderson $1,450/month
Coventry House Inn Oxford $1,450/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 Independent Living Communities

Durham Regent

Review by Visitor

Consumer

Durham Regent was a beautiful place. We wanted to get our mother in there, but what they advertise on the internet is different from the price when you go in to visit. It was a very clean and convenient living space. I liked the way it was set up...

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Durham Regent

Review by Simon, resident nephew

Consumer

This place advertise that they offer light cleaning weekly, but they don't clean, empty trash or wash linens weekly as advertise. my aunt didn't have toilet paper for 3days. Place is infested with ants and roaches and mice. Any random person can enter building from any entrance...

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Emerald Pond

Review by Visitor

Consumer

Emerald Pond had small cottages that you could live in independently with a dining room, a library, and a movie theater. I would be able to keep on working while living there. I liked it so much because of the nearness to my family and work.

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Bartlett Reserve

Review by Howard

Consumer

My wife and I are now in our late 60's and after viewing other retirement facilities chose Bartlett Reserve. The size and confort of our apartment out shined all the others. The convience and flexability of the dining room as well as the variety on the menu is a big plus...

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Bartlett Reserve

Review by Ed, a 27-year resident of the Chapel Hill, Durham area.

Consumer

Having lived for several years at a much larger retirement facility, very institutional in feel, we like the scale of Bartlett Reserve. It has a friendly, "community" feel. Before we had to make dinner reservations; here we can eat anytime from 7 to 7 and the food is cooked to order, not off a steam table...

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Bartlett Reserve

Review by Loving daughter

Consumer

We chose Bartlett Reserve after looking at several area communities including Raleigh. Nothing felt more comfortable and home like than Bartlett. The staff are amazing but the residents feel like family. There is no perfect community, but we feel like Bartlett Reserve is as close to perfect as they come...

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Map of Durham Independent Living Facilities

Information About Independent Living Facility in Durham

Duke UniversityThe English explorer, John Lawson, once referred to Durham as the “flower of the Carolinas” because of the land’s enchanting beauty. It is now more commonly known as the “City of Medicine, USA.” More than 300 companies in the medical and healthcare industry make their home in Durham. The healthcare companies and medical practices in the city together contribute over $1.2 billion to the local economy. The Research Triangle Park has more than 170 major research companies within its 7,000-acre boundary. The companies employ almost 40,000 full-time employees and an additional 10,000 contract workers. Durham is also a major center of learning in the region with three major universities within easy driving distance – Duke University in Durham, the North Carolina State University in Raleigh and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Organizations Serving Seniors in Durham

The Durham Center for Senior Life (DCSL) has four senior centers that provide older adults with a wide range of interesting and stimulating activities designed to promote their health and well-being. Seniors enjoying independent living in Durham can attend a variety of exercise sessions, receive insurance counseling and transportation assistance, and attend adult education classes. DCSL programs address and support the mental, physical and social needs of the mature adult in Durham.

Durham Senior-Friendly Activities

Independent seniorsThe Sarah P. Duke Gardens has over five miles of trails and walkways that meander through four distinct garden areas. The Historic Gardens houses the terraces of the original garden as well as the Rose Garden and the Roney Fountain. The flowers of southeastern United States can be found in the H.L. Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, while an Asian arboretum houses plants from eastern Asia. The Doris Duke Center Gardens now include a discovery garden. Seniors enjoying independent living in Durham are fortunate to have an oasis of beautiful greenery in the heart of this historic city.

Durham Medical Facilities

Ranked nationally in 13 adult and nine pediatric specialties, Duke University Hospital has consistently been recognized and acclaimed as one of the best healthcare providers in the country. Offering tertiary and quaternary care (highly-specialized or experimental procedures), it is the region’s most trusted healthcare network. As a teaching hospital, the medical professionals and staff at Duke University Hospital are committed to advancing the research and diagnostic capabilities of the hospital in order to help improve the lives of patients in every way. Durham independent living residents can expect the latest in diagnostic and imaging procedures as well as caring and dedicated medical experts.

Durham Transportation

Seniors who need transportation assistance can count on the services provided by Durham County ACCESS. Its vans are specially equipped to make travel around Durham easy, safe and comfortable. Seniors can be taken to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping as well as other personal errands and destinations. ACCESS makes independent living in Durham a pleasant and enjoyable experience. Durham seniors can expect a world-class hospital with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and renowned medical experts, as well as a city that is rich in culture and history that supports its elderly population in every way. Explore independent living communities in Durham and start living your ideal life now. Back to Top