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Raleigh, NC Senior Living Resources

As the state capital, Raleigh, NC is home to a wide range of historic buildings, lush green public spaces and a vibrant arts scene. Spend a day exploring world-class exhibits at the North Carolina Museum of Art, cycle or walk the miles of paved Neuse River Trails, and shop for fresh produce and fresh baked goods at the State Farmers Market. With its mild, subtropical climate, walkable downtown district and numerous independent art galleries, shops and restaurants, communities that offer senior living in Raleigh are popular among area retirees.

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Median Senior Living Costs

Raleigh, NC

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Senior Living in Raleigh, NC is:

  • 11% more expensive than the state of North Carolina
  • 14% more expensive than the South region
  • 4% more expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

Professional Senior Services

Explore the Directory to find local senior products and services that meet the needs of you and your family.

Elder Law Attorneys

Our attorneys provide legal advice and guidance on elder law to seniors, veterans, and caregivers. We are accredited in the Department of Veterans affairs and committed to providing the highest level of legal service to our clients and their loved ones.

Senior Moving

Carolina Relocation Transition Specialists

CAROLINA RELOCATION & TRANSITION SPECIALISTS
www.carolina-rts.com
(919) 610-1888
beth@carolina-rts.com

Whether it is downsizing and relocating to a senior community, organizing and downsizing seniors so that they can stay safely in their home, or assisting with estate liquidations; each client becomes a personal connection for us to love, serve & care.

Local Services and Government

Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming Raleigh Senior Events
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Durham, NC
Come do yoga with the senior dogs of Hope Animal Rescue.  Hux Family Farm will be hosting a fundraising event for HAR. You can do yoga with the dogs, play with goats, and help support a wonderful...
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Upcoming Raleigh Volunteer Events for Seniors
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Raleigh, NC

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Raleigh, NC

Can you spare an hour? Can you share a smile? Can you hold a hand? Liberty Hospice in Raleigh in currently seeking volunteers to provide support to our Hospice patients. We would love the...

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Raleigh, NC
Do you live in the Wake Forest area and are looking to share your time and compassion with a hospice patient and their family? Heartland Hospice would love to have you join our team of volunteers!
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Raleigh, NC
Certified Therapy Dogs needed in the Durham area to provide friendly pet visits to hospice patients. If you would like to share your dog with hospice patients to make a difference in their final...
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Kannapolis, NC

Volunteer Training will be held on: May 16th, 17th, & 18th 4pm-8pm You will need to attend all 3 of the classes to complete training requirements. The location will be at our McKinnon Hospice...

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Lexington, NC

Tues. & Thurs.

Need a volunteer to pick up donations from a designated grocery store in the Lexington area and deliver to Pastor’s Pantry. This may require lifting boxes weighing 10-20 lbs....

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Southern Pines, NC

Volunteers are vital members of Liberty Hospice's interdisciplinary team and the need for volunteers is great. Volunteers assist the patient and family with care and assistance to meet identified...

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Southern Pines, NC

We are excited for this new volunteer opportunity, and to be able to bring this new form of therapy to our patients! Please contact me if you have any questions, and to learn about the program...

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Columbia, NC

Volunteers needed to drive your vehicle to deliver nutritious meals to home bound seniors in your area.

We serve approximately 350 meals five days a week to seniors sixty years of age or older...

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Greensboro, NC
Deliver meals to homebound seniors in Greensboro or Jamestown during weekday mornings. This is an opportunity to make a differecne in the lives of homebound seniors who usually have trouble...
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Swan Quarter, NC

Volunteers needed to drive your vehicle to deliver nutritious meals to home bound seniors in your area.

We serve approximately 350 meals five days a week to seniors sixty years of age or older...

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Lexington, NC

Thursday (every other)

Need a volunteer to pick up donations from a local grocery store and deliver to Pastor’s Pantry. This may require lifting boxes weighing 10-30 lbs. The donations need to be...

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Charlotte, NC

Complete Volunteer Application HERE: https://www.loveinc-charlotte.org/volunteers/index.html

Love INC EXISTS TO MOBILIZE THE CHURCH (OF ALL DENOMINATIONS) to reach out and serve the poor,...

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Chapel Hill, NC
Charles House Association operates the Charles House Center for Community Eldercare to provide
quality, personalized care to elders and respite for their caregiving families. Locations include...
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Fayetteville, NC

Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver meals to homebound older adults, but they deliver so much more. You may be the only smiling face our clients see each day, plus you provide a vital safety check...

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Asheville, NC

Once a month, same time each month, volunteers deliver food, donated to us from a local foodbank, to homebound elders. Volunteers pick up the prepackaged food at a central location and deliver the...

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Winston Salem, NC

Many older adults who want to live independantly are unable to go to the grocery store. We are in need of drivers who can take older adults grocery shopping. Don't you want to help?

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Cary, NC

Volunteers provide support to families that are caring for a loved one with dementia or a disabling condition. The Center’s Caregiver Support Program provides two services 1) companionship to...

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Durham, NC

Believers United for Progress, a 501(c)(3) organization, was created in 2004 and incorporated in 2007, for the purpose of strengthening the community. We are mainly active in the Durham, North...

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Durham, NC

Our volunteers work as companions to those in need who may live alone, with a caregiver, or in a nursing home. The volunteer will provide companionship, transportation to doctor appointments, help...

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Winston-Salem, NC
Bring a smile to an older adult by providing a weekly visit. You might gain a new friend in the process. One hour a week can make a huge different in the life of an older person who has limited...
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Salisbury, NC

Every day in Rowan County, cancer patients need help getting to and from treatment at cancer treatment centers. You can help provide this life-saving service by becoming a volunteer driver with...

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Durham, Chapel Hill, Hillsbrough, Roxboro,, NC

At Liberty Hospice, we strive to use the time and talents of those who answer our call to serve. Whether it's visiting patients and talking or looking at family photos, providing a special trade...

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Charlotte, NC
  • Skills Needed:

    • Love and appreciation for older or disabled adults

    • Patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic attitude

    • Willingness to maintain confidentiality

    • Respect for people of different...

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Burlington, NC

Community Home Care & Hospice’s volunteers provide emotional support and companionship, comfort, and respite to our patients and families. All of our patients have been diagnosed with a...

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Charlotte, NC

Providing Transportation for Medical Appointments: We are looking for volunteers that can provide transportation to medical appointments for our elderly and disabled clients.We are looking for...

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Monroe, NC

Council on Aging in Union County has an immediate need for "handy" volunteers to build wheelchair ramps and minor home safety repairs for seniors to keep them safe at home.

Home safety repairs...

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Kannapolis, NC

Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver meals to homebound elderly frail individuals in Cabarrus County. Time frame is Monday - Friday 10:30 to about 1:00 pm. You may deliver once a week, once a...

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Charlotte, NC

We need groups of volunteers to commit to go to client’s homes to do a large one-day yardwork project.

Complete Volunteer Application

HERE:...

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Fayetteville, NC

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Charlotte, NC

Cleaning Once/Month: We are looking for teams of 2 or 3 volunteers that will commit to clean our elderly and disabled clients’ homes once per month for one year. If you have two hours per month to...

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Graham, NC

Community Home Care & Hospice’s volunteers provide emotional support and companionship, comfort, and respite to our patients and families. All of our patients have been diagnosed with a...

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Charlotte, NC

Love INC exists to mobilize the church (of all denominations) to reach out and serve the poor, elderly and disabled in the Name of Christ. BECAUSE OF THIS, ONLY CHRISTIANS ARE ACCEPTED AS...

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Greensboro, NC

Volunteer is need to assist in coordinating the Telecare Reassurance Program which is supported by a group of dedicated volunteers who make daily telephone calls to check on the well-being and...

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Greensboro, NC

More and more seniors are becoming unable to drive to their doctor appointments. They need someone like you to help them get proper medical care and provide them with some good conversation to and...

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Chapel Hill, Durham and surrounding communities, NC

Join the effort! A Helping Hand is a local non-profit that has served older adults and individuals with disabilities since 1995.


Accompany to appointments & on errands: Escort to medical and...

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Charlotte, NC

Love INC exists to mobilize the church (of all denominations) to reach out and serve the poor, elderly and disabled in the Name of Christ. BECAUSE OF THIS, ONLY CHRISTIANS ARE ACCEPTED AS...

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Charlotte, NC

Adopted an Elder Program Team: If you are a member of a Bible Study group that would like to commit to a team project for two years, please consider our Adopt an Elder Program. We are looking for...

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Charlotte, NC
Each weekday, Friendship Trays delivers more than 750 meals across Charlotte-Mecklenburg to elderly, disabled and homebound residents in need of a healthy meal. We're always looking for volunteers...
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Burlington, NC

The services you will give as a Hospice volunteer will profoundly improve the quality of our patient's lives. Friendly visits enable families to keep their loved ones at home, around the people...

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Southern Pines, NC

Liberty Hospice is in need of volunteer who are willing to provide direct, patient care to the terminally ill patient and their family in patient's home care/residential setting. Direct care...

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Chapel Hill, NC

We are looking for people interested in volunteering with our organization who have a reasonable amount of cooking skills. Volunteers should have an interest in working with the elderly and...

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Chapel Hill, NC

We are a private nonprofit in Chapel Hill that serves elders at our Community Eldercare Center and two Eldercare Homes. You can see more about us here: www.charleshouse.org

We are currently looking...

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Goldsboro, NC
If you are interested in becoming a Senior Companion or need more information, please call us at (919) 734-1178, ext. 202. You can also go to the WAGES website and click on the "get involved"...
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Charlotte, NC
  • Skills Needed:

    • Love and appreciation for older or disabled adults

    • Patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic attitude

    • Willingness to maintain confidentiality

    • Respect for people of different...

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Charlotte, NC
American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Centers are designated spaces within the community where trained and certified American Cancer Society volunteers provide support to cancer patients, their...
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Cary, NC

In home support seeks to alleviate social isolation and depression that often accompanies the physical and emotional challenges facing older adults and adults with disabilities who are homebound....

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Lexington, NC

Mon. & Tues. 8am - 4pm (minimum of 2 hour shift)

Bag groceries for clients: involves placing groceries from our Pantry warehouse in bags, documenting and placing on shelves for client pick-up.


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McLeansville, NC

Community Home Care & Hospice’s volunteers provide emotional support and companionship, comfort, and respite to our patients and families. All of our patients have been diagnosed with a...

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Mebane, NC

Community Home Care & Hospice’s volunteers provide emotional support and companionship, comfort, and respite to our patients and families. All of our patients have been diagnosed with a...

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High Point, NC

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Winston-Salem, NC

The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem is looking for volunteer drivers to help older adults in our community maintain good health and independence by providing them transportation to...

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Lexington, NC

Every day in Davidson County cancer patients need help getting to and from treatment at cancer treatment centers. You can help provide this life-saving service by becoming a volunteer driver with...

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Reidsville, NC

There are many kinds of Community Home Care & Hospice volunteers. Our volunteers include individuals, families, businesses, youth and school groups, civic organizations and churches. Volunteer...

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Wilmington, NC

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Cary, NC

Calling all compassionate and dependable volunteers that want to give back to the elderly through service! This will be an ongoing volunteer opportunity for you. We are looking for any age...

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Greensboro, NC

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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Cary, NC

If you have daytime hours on your hands and like to drive, this may be the right role for you! You would provide daytime transportation to seniors (age 60 ) and adults with disabilities in Wake...

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Winston-Salem, NC

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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