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Durham Regent

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3007 Pickett Rd , Durham, NC 27705

(855) 840-7257

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My mother chose Durham Regent because the apartments were a little bigger than the other place she saw and because it has a homey feeling. The staff and the residents are friendly. The food is good, too.

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Durham Regent is nice and always kept clean. They have activities during the day that are good for the residents. My grandmother also says that the food is better compared to the community she was in previously. The staff is apparently nice and helpful too. Her room has a bathroom, bedroom, and a common living area. They have yoga class and exercise classes, movies, Bingo, and there's a chapel where they can have services. The grounds are very well-maintained, and the location is close to a local hospital.

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I Visited This Facility

Durham Regent was good and very friendly. The apartments were lovely, clean, and neat. They had activities, like meetings, ping pong, crafts, and so on. There was a library, a chapel, and a TV room.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

My dad is living in Durham Regent. It's a really good bet for the budget that we had. They were very willing to work with very small budgets and had great accommodations for that budget. The other incredible thing was that they allowed us to use their furniture, so he now has a furnished apartment. What's unique is they have nurses there that you can hire as needed but it is an independent living concept. The concept of the property is kind of like a docked cruise ship. It's a very modern building that's about four stories high, very different, and architecturally pretty. There's a glass atrium and a glass elevator that goes up into the middle of it. There's a church inside the building, a dining room that you can see from the elevator, a public space that has a library, and a baby grand piano in the living area which is nice for entertainment. They have fitness instructors, a small but nice workout area and physical therapy if you need it. It's the best bargain ever. They have three meals a day, laundry services, and housekeeping. It's absolutely phenomenal and I cannot say enough good things about it. They have a van that will take them to appointments and shops which is great. It's a little dated because the furniture is from the 1980s but it's fine. I love it for him. I've had really good experiences with the workers, but I heard different stories from my dad. My dad says the food is pretty good. They offer activities which is really nice. My dad's room started out as $2,200 or $2,400, and they gave it to us for $1,800 so the value is really good.

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I Visited This Facility

Durham Regent was very good, high marks all around. It was clean, well-maintained, and very welcoming. The staff was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions

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I Visited This Facility

Durham Regent was a nice facility, but I didn’t like the staff that much since they don't have staff on-site 24/7. There was a walkway so people could get outside and individual areas for classes of OT and PT, as well.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

The staff at Durham Regent has been great. They have a great activity calendar, a library, a pool table, popcorn and movie theater, and plenty of stuff to do. The menu looks great. The place is clean and well maintained with beautiful landscaping and flowers outside.

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I Visited This Facility

Durham Regent was not a new building, but it was clean. They had bingo. We had a very nice lunch of food that was good and well presented. The staff was competent.

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I Am/Was A Resident Of This Facility

Durham Regent is a little too expensive, but it's nice, and the people seem nice. I like my cottage. It's a 1-bedroom with a bathroom, a kitchen, a washer and dryer, dishwasher, stove, and refrigerator. The location is fine, and the grounds are kept up well. I don't participate in activities. I cook for myself, and I buy my groceries. I don't go out in their main building at all. The staff members have been good, friendly, and helpful. Everybody that I've seen and talked to seemed to be happy. It's really nice, clean, and quiet, and so far I've enjoyed it. I would recommend them.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

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. Staff steals and is mean to residents. Sometimes residents will not get meals because they slept in. Snacks are ate up by nurse aides and visitors. This place is not with the money.

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I Visited This Community

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. They had lots of activities for the senior citizens and a means of taking them to the doctor when they need to go. The staff was very nice. Everything was great, except they did not have the facility that we need. There was advertising that didn’t meet their price.

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Costs for Durham Regent

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 1,774

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at Durham Regent

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 3 Miles

Shopping: Less than 1 Mile

Recreation: Less than 1 Mile

Minimum Age: 55

Resident Capacity: 122

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Cottage-Style Homes

Air Conditioning/Climate Control

Kitchenette

Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Chapel Services

Billiards Lounge

TV & Media Room

Game Room

Library

Activities

Full-Time Activity Director

Live Entertainment

Wellness Classes

Movie Nights

Bible Study

Amenities

Outside Patio/Gardens

Cable/Satellite TV

Pet Policy: Pets allowed

Special Meals: Diabetic,Low-salt,Vegetarian

Private Dining Room Available

Restaurant-style Dining

Services

Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided

Private Laundry

Housekeeping

Linen Service

Travel Program

Live-In Managers

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Description of Durham Regent

Durham Regent is located in Durham, NC, providing a vibrant backdrop for your new life as a valued member of our caring community.

From pleasant housekeepers, to attentive servers at mealtime and helpful maintenance technicians who are there when you need them, this community is the new extension of your family. We take pleasure in getting to know each of our residents and look out for their comfort and happiness. Our chefs prepare three delicious meals each day, served in our beautiful dining room. We provide housekeeping, linen services, fun and stimulating activities, off-site excursions, transportation to your personal appointments and a variety of classes and programs. Our warm, comfortable community and our friendly staff and residents will welcome you. We look forward to making your life easier any way we can.

So come to Durham Regent for a visit...and stay!

*We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday Retirement does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.

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