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Durham Retirement Communities

There are 9 retirement communities in Durham, NC and 9 retirement communities nearby.

Durham Regent

3007 Pickett Rd
Durham, NC

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20 Reviews

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20 Reviews

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

205 Emerald Pond Ln
Durham, NC

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11 Reviews

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11 Reviews

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.

Atria Southpoint Walk

5705 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC

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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.

Bartlett Reserve

300 Meredith Dr.
Durham, NC

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2 Reviews

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2 Reviews

Bartlett Reserve is the research-triangle's only all-inclusive rental retirement community with no-risk. Located in Durham, North Carolina we feature one- and two-bedroom apartments with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

Croasdaile Village

2600 Croasdaile Farm Parkway
Durham, NC

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1 Review

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1 Reviews

Croasdaile Village

2600 Croasdaile Farm Park, Suite A-500
Durham, NC

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Refund Plans: 90% of Entrance Fee; 50% refund (Price: 77% of Entrance Fee); Declining Balance of 2%/mo. (Price: 55% of Entrance Fee). Assisted Living and Nursing Care available on Fee-For-Service basis.

Brian Center Health & Rtrmnt

6000 Fayetteville Rd
Durham, NC

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Ellisons Rest Home 31

100 Ellison Dr
Durham, NC

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Forest at Duke

2701 Pickett Road
Durham, NC

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Refund Plans: 90% refund of Entrance Fee; 50% Refund (Price: 79% of Entrance Fee); Amortized over 50 mos. (Price: 58% of Entrance Fee). Assisted Living and Nursing Care on discounted Fee-For-Service basis.

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Reviews of Durham Retirement 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. They had lots of activities for the senior citizens and a means of takin...

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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. Staff steals and is mean to residents. ...

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Durham Regent

Review by Michael | Consumer

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 b...

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Durham Regent

Review by Ann | Consumer

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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Durham Regent

Review by Meredith | Consumer

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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Durham Regent

Review by Bette | Consumer

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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Information About Retirement Communities in Durham

Durham, also known as Bull City and City of Medicine, is mostly located in Durham County, North Carolina, though a small portion of the city extends into Wake County. As of 2013, the US Census Bureau estimated the city’s population to be 245,475. It is home to both Duke University and North Carolina Central University, both of which have been around since the early 1900s. Duke University

Downtown Durham has been undergoing recent revitalization, re-appropriating former tobacco production areas into cultural and historical districts, while others are being turned into residential areas, good news for anyone looking for retirement communities in Durham. The city has fairly balanced weather throughout the year; hot summers, warm springs and crisp falls, and mild yet comfortable and cool winters, with an average of only 7 inches of snow per year.

Organizations Serving Seniors in Durham

Senior citizens living in Durham have access to a number of programs provided by the Durham Center for Senior Life. The group provides information and resources to seniors, in addition to running some programs of its own. There are four senior centers run by the Durham Center for Senior Life, and they all offer a variety of classes, including physical fitness classes, educational classes, health and wellness programs, computer classes, special events, and social gatherings. They also offer transportation to seniors in need, and daily congregate meals at three sites around the city.

Durham Senior-Friendly Activities

Durham has several thriving arts and culture districts, thanks in part to the Durham Association for Downtown Arts, a nonprofit that works to promote and sponsor art and performances in the city, as well as the Durham Arts Council, a private, not-for-profit organization that supports the arts in Durham and the Triangle Region in North Carolina. The organization’s website maintains a calendar featuring cultural events happening throughout the city.

Durham is home to many cultural and arts festivals, including the American Dance Festival and the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Art lovers will enjoy the Nasher Museum of Art, as well as the many galleries throughout the city, and the Durham Art Walk, an art festival hosted by Durham each May. Seniors who enjoy sports can enjoy Duke University men’s basketball team, a nationally renowned team that sells out for every home game. For professional sports, Durham has the Durham Bulls International League baseball team, which plays in the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Durham Medical Facilities

The Durham area is served by Duke Regional Hospital. Duke Regional provides inpatient, outpatient, surgical, and emergency care, and has won awards from the American Heart Association, The Joint Commission, US News and World Report, the American College of Cardiology Foundation, and more. The hospital employs a number of neurologists and provides cutting edge treatment for stroke and Alzheimer’s patients. They also provide cancer care, cardiology diagnostics and treatment, diabetes management, dialysis, joint replacement surgery, and rheumatology treatment. Duke Regional Hospital also has a geriatrics focus that includes treating seniors for arthritis, dementia, falls, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and more. The Durham VA Medical Center provides easily accessible care for Veterans in the region.

Senior-Friendly Transportation in Durham

Seniors on the Go is a family owned and operated business based in Durham that provides transportation services for seniors and disabled persons in North Carolina. For public transportation options, seniors can turn to the Durham Area Transit Authority, or GoDurham, which provides safe, reliable, convenient, and accessible public transportation options to residents and visitors to the Durham area. GoDurham ACCESS is the area’s paratransit service for eligible seniors and disabled persons. Seniors 65 and older with a government issued photo ID or GoDurham ID ride free with GoDurham.

Durham retirement communities are an excellent choice for seniors who appreciate arts and culture and desire a mild climate. For more information on senior living in Durham, see our options for Durham retirement communities.

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