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About 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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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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.

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About 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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About 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.

Complete guide to nursing homes
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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Residential care homes in Raleigh may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Raleigh care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Raleigh, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

Residential Care Home near Raleigh, North Carolina

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Hillcrest Family Care Home II

144 Big Pine Rd., Clayton, NC 27520

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Country Wood Family Care

118 Old Yogi Lane, Clayton, NC 27520

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Private, Semi-Private

Choosing a place to live for an aging or ailing loved one is a difficult choice family members face. Everyone wants the best for their loved one. The challenge and joy of caring for aging parents is best met with support and kindness from the community you choose. The staff at Country Wood Family...

Changing Places Family Care Home of Durham

725 Hanson Rd, Durham, NC 27713

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Tower of Blessing A Refuge To Seek

2309 Ellington Street, Durham, NC 27704

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Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Tower of Blessing A Refuge To Seek is a residential care home for seniors that is located in the city of Durham, North Carolina which is in Durham County. Durham is a city that has a wide variety of recreational opportunities. There are several different parks for residents to enjoy complete with...

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LiveWell Assisted Living at Hope Valley (Durham)

3736 Bentley Drive, Durham, NC 27707

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Studio, 1 Bed

LiveWell at Coker Hills

202 North Elliot Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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Private, 1 Bed

Carol Woods Retirement Cmnty

750 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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The Jordan

90 Cottrell Road, Louisburg, NC 27549

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Private, Semi-Private

The Jordan The Jordan is a senior care home located in charming Louisburg, NC in Franklin County. Oak-lined sidewalks provide shade during the hot summers and show off their glorious colors in autumn. Louisburg is the iconic small town in America and home to the oldest two-year private college in...

Called 2 Care FCH

302 S Main Street, Lucama, NC 27851

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Called 2 Care FCH Called 2 Care FCH is a residential care home located in the beautiful city of Lucama, in Wilson County, North Carolina. Our amazing city has a rich heritage and we invite all our residents to explore some of our local historical sites. We have a tranquil and serene atmosphere,...

Always Compassionate Family Care Home

2907 NC 581 N, Fremont, NC 27830

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Always Compassionate Family Care Home is a senior care home that is located in the small town of Fremont, NC and in Wayne county. Fremont is a very small city, with just a few square miles included in the city lines. The group home setting itself is conveniently located close to a few dining and...

Liselotte Care Home, Inc

3035 Silk Hope Gum Spring Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312

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Lisolette Care Home has been in business since 1966, We have a six bed, all private bedrooms, facility located in a country setting. We serve country style home cooked meals. When in season, we use vegetables from our organically grown garden. Just a few of our ammenities are 24 hour care, 3...

Leak's Adult Family Care

316 Globe St, Sanford, NC 27330

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Trinity Retirement Villa

222 N Lumber Street, Nashville, NC 27856

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Private, Semi-Private


Herring Crest Family Care Home

2174 Leasburg Rd, Roxboro, NC 27573

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Sterling House

1931 Pinemont Cir, Goldsboro, NC 27534

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Impact Family Care Home, Inc

211 Red Holly Drive, Sanford, NC 27330

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Impact Family Care Home, Inc is a senior care home located in Sanford, NC in Lee County. Our community is located in a quiet, upscale, and friendly neighborhood. Our home is in a safe, upscale residential setting, making our seniors feel more comfortable and at home. Our home is a few minutes'...

Novelty Healthcare Services II

6704 Shanghi Drive, Willow Springs, NC 27592

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Private, Semi-Private

Fuquay-Varina Homes-Elderly

1012 S Main St, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

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Barbara's Whitley Road Group Home

182 Whitley Road, Middlesex, NC 27557

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

LiveWell Assisted Living at Governors Club (Chapel Hill)

11472 Club Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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Cost of care homes in Raleigh, NC

The average cost of senior living in Raleigh is $5,330 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Garner, NC with an average of $4,750 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Raleigh, North Carolina

Services for seniors in Raleigh, North Carolina

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In Raleigh, North Carolina, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Raleigh, North Carolina, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Raleigh is car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Raleigh include the GoRaleigh bus system. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Raleigh has limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

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Health care

Raleigh offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Duke Health Raleigh Hospital and Rex Hospital.

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Senior activities

The second-largest city in North Carolina, Raleigh is a bustling metropolitan area with plenty to offer in the way of activities and entertainment. For seniors, activities in Raleigh can consist of cultural interests such as museums and festivals, or bucolic getaways in the surrounding natural beauty of the area, like Jordan Lake State Recreation Area or The William B. Umstead Park.

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Learn More About Care Homes in Raleigh, NC

Residential care homes — sometimes called care homes, board and care homes, group homes, or personal care homes — are often houses in residential neighborhoods that are adapted, equipped, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually 10 or less. Similar to assisted living but in a smaller, more residential setting, these homes provide supervision, organized events, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). This means care homes can help with everyday routines but typically do not provide 24-hour skilled nursing assistance.

Cost of Care Homes in Raleigh, NC

In the state of North Carolina, the median monthly cost for a room in a care home is about $5,000. However, the cost of living in a care home depends largely on location. Since the homes are private residences, costs are tied to real estate value and therefore may vary greatly.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right residential care home in Raleigh for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Raleigh, NC

Cost of Living

Raleigh is an excellent option for those searching for metropolitan senior living. One reason for this is that the cost-of-living index and grocery index ratings hover right around the national average of 100. However, what really makes Raleigh an ideal option is the sales tax below 5%, zero estate tax, and a health care cost index that’s 8 points below the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Health care Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
103 100 92 $1,287 17.6% $224,877 $61,505 No estate tax or inheritance tax 4.8%

Local Hospitals

Proximity to high quality medical communities is a common factor in many seniors’ choices when deciding on a new home. There are at least four general hospitals that provide emergency services to Raleigh. As one of North Carolina’s largest cities, Raleigh is home to many world-renowned hospitals and medical centers, the highest rated including:

Weather and Climate

Like most other states on the Southern East Coast, Raleigh has a humid subtropical type of climate. Humid subtropical regions are usually characterized by hot, humid summers and mild to cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Raleigh is roughly 68%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of August at roughly 74%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
80°F 93°F (July) 65°F (July) 45°F 58°F (February) 31°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
46 (Good) 57 in the month of June (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
4” 6” (September) 4” Hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes (moderate)

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Wake county

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
57.38% 37.16% 5.46%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
1,018,336 464,758 1,235 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.81%


Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
33 19% 8% 4% 2%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
16% 50% 18%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
4.6% 28.9% 11.0% 0.3% 0.1% 59% 2.6% 4.6%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
17,699 33 5


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 71% 9% 14% 4% 6%

Raleigh is considered moderately friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The second-largest city in North Carolina, Raleigh is a bustling metropolitan area with plenty to offer in the way of activities and entertainment. Known as “The City of Oaks,” activities in Raleigh can consist of cultural interests such as museums and festivals, or bucolic getaways in the surrounding natural beauty of the area.

Since 1932, Raleigh has been home to the North Carolina Symphony, which tours the state throughout the year but is headquartered in downtown Raleigh at the Meymandi Concert Hall, part of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Also located in the neighborhood is the Carolina Ballet, operating for over 20 years and receiving both national and international praise. The ballet is funded by a multi-million dollar budget, employing 38 dancers in 8 programs per season in works by legendary masters and contemporary choreographers. The Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh, also known as CAM, is an ever-changing curated experience of contemporary art and design housed in a 1910 warehouse in downtown Raleigh.

For a relaxing opportunity to take your mind off the pace of the city, check out the Umstead Hotel and Spa located in nearby Cary. Repeatedly recognized as a world-class destination by Forbes Travel Guide, AAA, and Condé Nast Traveler, the Umstead is nestled among 12 acres of woodlands overlooking a private lake. It’s often described as an oasis, consisting of a soothing spa and first-rate hotel offering five star cuisine. Not staying in the hotel? The 16,000 square foot spa is open to non-hotel guests Monday through Thursday. If you prefer to relax on your own terms without being pampered, the surrounding region is in close proximity to a number of state parks and outdoor recreation spots. The William B. Umstead State Park is a free park with 22 miles of forest hiking trails, as well as nature studies, fishing locations, canoe rentals, and campgrounds, all located within Raleigh city limits.

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North Hills Senior Living, On Track and Elsie's Place Family Care Home are the top rated care homes near Raleigh, North Carolina. See full list of communities.

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