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Independent Living near Wake Forest, North Carolina

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The Lodge at Wake Forest

1151 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587

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The Lodge at Wake Forest has been voted "Best of the Best" in senior living for 7 years in a row. We are managed by Holiday Retirement, who pioneered Independent Living in 1971. The Lodge offers everything our residents need under one roof: billiard and game room, chapel, beauty salon, library,...

The Gardens at Wakefield

12800 Spruce Tree Way, Raleigh, NC 27614

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The Gardens at Wakefield provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.The Gardens at Wakefield is located in Raleigh, NC, the capital and second largest city in the state. The community is conveniently located in the northeast corner of Raleigh with close proximity to...

Verena at Bedford Falls

1580 Dunn Rd., Raleigh, NC 27614

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Do you love natural beauty, or is it the buzz of city happenings that you prefer? At Verena at Bedford Falls, one of the True Connection Communities, you don’t have to choose. We are ideally situated in a quiet neighborhood, only a stone’s throw from the thriving heart of Raleigh, the City of...

Atria Oakridge

10810 Sandy Oak Lane, Raleigh, NC 27614

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Atria Oakridge offers residents a lively social atmosphere while taking care of the housekeeping, cooking, and even transportation. Whether escaping with a good book on our patio or cheering on your favorite team in our sports lounge, your time is truly yours. We offer educational and cultural...

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Treeo Senior Living Raleigh

2722 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27616

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Treeo Raleigh offers high-quality independent living and access to assisted living services through licensed providers in Raleigh, North Carolina. Located in the heart of the South, our community exudes southern hospitality, capturing the warmth and friendliness of our city.

Brookdale North Raleigh

1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615

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Our exceptional senior care community offers independent living services for seniors in Raleigh, N.C., which is renowned for its high quality of life. With pet-friendly apartments designed to feel and function like home, a jam-packed activities calendar and upscale conveniences, our community is...

Whispering Pines

7501 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615

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At Whispering Pines, we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities and pour coffee at mealtime while taking the time to get to know each of our...

Capital Oaks Retirement Resort

6498 Ray Road, Raleigh, NC 27613

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Capital Oaks is the perfect choice for people with a passion for living who are looking for comfort, independence, security, convenience, and a friendly community in the place they call home. Month-to-month rent for studio, 1, 2, & 3 bedroom suites provide all-inclusive services including...

Magnolia Glen

5301 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

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Magnolia Glen is one of Raleigh’s most reputable senior living rental communities. Our wellness mission is centered on providing safety and security, health and well-being, and five-star services to foster the most vibrant and fulfilling senior living community in Raleigh. We are conveniently...

Overture Crabtree 55+ Apartment Homes

4408 Marriott Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612

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Life just keeps getting better, doesn't it? And Overture Crabtree is the perfect place to live it. A welcoming active adult community filled with intriguing people and countless ways to get to spend your time. A gorgeous apartment home, with resort-inspired amenities and services focused on you....

The Cambridge at Brier Creek (Opening Spring 2022)

7780 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27612

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We believe every day is an opportunity for Optimal Living® – from your community, to your health, to your overall well being. Perfectly situated between Raleigh and Durham, our Brier Creek location provides the best of both worlds – from cultural events to outdoor adventures, and everything in...

Waltonwood Lake Boone

3550 Horton St., Raleigh, NC 27607

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Independence Village of Olde Raleigh

3113 Charles B. Root Wynd, Raleigh, NC 27612

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Stand tall at Independence Village of Olde Raleigh, where the natural beauty of our community's surroundings blends perfectly with the modern-day amenities offered in our updated studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes. Wall-to-wall carpet and mini-blinds on all windows provide the comforts...

Overture Centennial NOW OPEN

600 Bilyeu St, Raleigh, NC 27606

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Under construction, opening Early 2020- Welcome to Overture Centennial, a place to rediscover yourself (and your retirement), in the comfort of a community designed with you in mind. We give you the means to live an active and fulfilled life; you create the experience. With access to an abundance...

Stoneridge

105 Convention Dr, Cary, NC 27511

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Preston Pointe

1995 NW Cary Pkwy, Morrisville, NC 27560

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Preston Pointe is the perfect mix of upscale senior living and Southern charm. Our philosophy of always making you feel welcomed, valued and at home in a friendly and luxurious space sets us apart from other retirement communities in the research triangle. We offer the best characteristics of...

Brier Pointe Retirement Community (Opening Summer 2022)

5911 McCrimmon Parkway, Morrisville, NC 27560

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Brier Pointe, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on McCrimmon Parkway in Morrisville. We look forward to opening brand new during the Summer of 2022! Brier Pointe will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy...

Overture Cary -Now Open!

1055 Hatches Pond Lake, Morrisville, NC 27560

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Opening in Spring 2021, Overture Cary, a Greystar Community, is an active adult community complex beautifully located in the heart of the Research Triangle. Overture Cary has a variety of floor plans to choose from that perfectly fit each lifestyle with modern, spacious features that add to the...

Woodland Terrace

300 Kildaire Woods Dr, Cary, NC 27511

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Woodland Terrace is a trusted community with 20 years of experience. Our tenured staff and resident longevity speaks to the confidence you can expect at Woodland Terrace.Arranged on 22 acres of lushly landscaped grounds, Woodland Terrace has the charm of a small southern town. Our community...

Veranda at Whitted School

200 East Umstead Street, Durham, NC 27707

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Wake Forest, North Carolina


Independent Living

If you would benefit from the peace of mind of having housekeeping and chores managed while living life at your own pace, consider an Independent Living Community. Frequent needs such as the scheduling of social activities and meal planning are taken care of, which permits occupants more opportunities to live active lives as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Residents’ quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to keep in mind while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your plan: meals, field trips, transportation, Waiting list deposit, wellness program, private phone, housekeeping, and move-in fee. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include transportation, private rental hall, restaurant-style dining hall, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, golf course, game/TV room, and community activities.


Cost of Living

The location where a senior care community is located will have a major impact on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a major influence in selecting which community is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Wake Forest is about 17.6% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median price of rent in Wake Forest is about $1,552 per month and the median price of a house in Wake Forest is around $277,588.


Demographics and Values

Of the population of Wake Forest 16.0% have a high-school diploma, 54.7% have a college degree, and 18.0% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Wake Forest is 4.1% mixed race, 0.9% other or not specified, 78.9% white, 14.5% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.8% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, and 1.5% Asian. Out of the total population of Wake Forest, 3.8% do not have health insurance, 69.5% participate in the labor force, 7.5% have some form of disability, and 3.7% are widows. Out of the total city population, 47.7% are male and 52.3% are female. The median age of Wake Forest is 36 years old. In Wake Forest, 8.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. The total population of Wake Forest consists of 42,269 people. Wake Forest has a population density of 995 people per square mile.


State Information

An overview of North Carolina

There are 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 North Carolina residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital. In terms of personal well-being, North Carolina ranks 30th in healthcare and 18th in quality of life compared to other states. Residents of North Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 36th in the United States. The state of North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.6 and a housing index rating of 83.1.


Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of North Carolina ranks 20th in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 39% of North Carolina residents attend religious services among the 15,737 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 50% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate.


State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 62F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 19F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in North Carolina is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. On average, North Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 45.3 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).


Wildlife to be found in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Atlantic white cedar, redbud, dragon’s mouth orchid, and yellow poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the amberjack, the gray bats, the gray and red foxes, or the bobcat. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in North Carolina

There are 20 independent living facilities near Wake Forest, North Carolina. See the full list.

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