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This community is the hidden gem of Orange County. They have a very attentive staff and management team that genuinely listens and cares to what there residents and families have to say even if it is a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At our senior living community in Chapel Hill, N.C., which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, you can be your best possible self. As an assisted living resident, you can stay independent and active while receiving  assistance for bathing, dressing and medications....
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1010 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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I have a warm, spacious and comfortable room. The staff is patient, helpful, alert and sincere. I feel safe in my environment and well cared for. There is a significant amount of activities geared...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
A new home but in old fashioned comfort. Carolina Reserve of Durham is an assisted living community that nurtures independence through the provision of 24 hour assistance to our residents including medication administration, 3 meals per day and snacks daily, personal laundry, exercise program,...
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1111 Photos available
88 Floor plans available
8.6
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The staff is very attentive to both residents and families. From my moms perspective, the food is a 3, but I do know they try!
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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. Our convenient location a short distance from shopping, restaurants, universities and parks, combined with a robust...
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11 Photo available
22 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
8.5
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24 reviews
8.5
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I would recommend to others. Overall, we are happy with the experience our mother is having, given her condition. The work of managing the memory care facility has got to be difficult and I appreciate them...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
We're here to encourage an engaged senior lifestyle in a caring, supportive environment. You'll find dedicated services and comfortable amenities all with an at-home feel. OUR RESIDENTS LIVE worry-free surrounded by good friends and exceptional service. EVERYTHING ABOUT THE ADDISON OF DURHAM SAYS...
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7.8
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37 reviews
7.8
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37 reviews
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Very friendly familial atmosphere. Good at responding to each resident personally and keeping them entertained and involved. Many daily activities and for those who are able and care to, scheduled outings...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
We're excited to be bringing the best in assisted living and memory care to the Triangle. Chatham Ridge Assisted Living will be located in Polks Village in southern Chapel Hill, just south of the Orange County/Chatham County line. We anticipate opening in December of 2014. What can you expect...
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1010 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
7.6
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16 reviews
7.6
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16 reviews
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The Management team seems to have stabilized and improved. There was a ton of turnover at first . There's been a ton of turnover with the chef but my mom just says it's not that good. It's more like cheap...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Enjoy luxurious senior living in our assisted living community, conveniently located near local shopping, dining, banking and medical facilities in a quiet residential neighborhood in Chapel Hill, N.C. You’ll live comfortably and graciously in our spacious, private apartments and charming,...
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My mother is very happy and has settled in at the Stratford Memory Care Unit. She is flourishing in the smaller environment. In fact, she actually thanked me for moving her to The Stratford. I feel the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Stratford is located in the heart of Tarheel Country, yet it is nestled away on three acres of quiet surroundings. The Stratford is a gem that is hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the University and Hospital life, but close enough to be a part of it within minutes. There is a free...
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Crescent Green Assisted Living Community is nestled in the historic city of Carrboro N.C. Our focus is to offer personalized assistance and supportive services while providing compassionate care in a professionally operated facility.  At Crescent Green we take assisted living...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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My husband and I believe that life at Galloway Ridge (GR) has met our expectations and gone beyond. The outdoor activity options, as well as the cultural and creative arts programs are exceptional and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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My father thought they did a wonderful job here. He raved about the food here. The therapy was very good. He said that they had him doing things he didn't know he could do.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Cost of assisted living in Chapel Hill, NC

The average cost of senior living in Chapel Hill is $5,805 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Burlington, NC with an average of $4,528 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Chapel Hill, NC vs. nearby cities

Chapel Hill, NC
$5,804/mo
$5,369/mo
$5,914/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Chapel Hill, NC vs. the state and national average

Chapel Hill, NC
$5,804/mo
U.S. national average
$4,615/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Chapel Hill vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$5,804/mo
$6,624/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Chapel Hill, NC by room type

Semi-Private
$5,211/mo
Studio
$7,589/mo
1 Bedroom
$6,873/mo
2 Bedroom
$8,398/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$7,295/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Chapel Hill over time

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What families are saying about assisted living in Chapel Hill

Recent reviews for assisted living in Chapel Hill

The Reserve at Mills Farm in Apex, NC

3.9
We picked this community, because we knew some people there. Also the size was good - things were very accessible. Dining and amenities all in the building. We would recommend to other families. Initial issues with staffing and dining are being addressed but not up to par. Lots of staff and ...
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Brighton Gardens of Raleigh

3.8
Staff is great except for the accounting office. You have to repeatedly email or call to get an answer from them. We picked this community because of the price, location, and size of the rooms.

Carolina Reserve of Durham

5.0
I recently visited a family member that resides here and all I can say is WOW! From the upper management down to housekeeping, you can see they all truly care! I cannot be more pleased to know my family lives here! If I could give higher than 5 stars I would.

Chapel Hill review score based on 67 family reviews

7.5
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This proprietary review score is based on 67 reviews of 19 Chapel Hill assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Chapel Hill review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Chapel Hill review score compared against nearby cities

7.5
Chapel Hill, NC19 facilities
8.6
Carrboro, NC20 facilities
7.6
Durham, NC15 facilities

Review subcategories for Chapel Hill assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 67 reviews of 19 Chapel Hill assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Chapel Hill resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Chapel Hill, NC averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.3
4.5
Friendliness
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4.6
Care services
3.8
4.2
Staff
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4.5
Meals & dining
3.7
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Activities
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