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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Cary nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Cary, NC may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Cary or another care type is right for you. Browse 55 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Cary.

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HeartFields at Cary

1050 Crescent Green Drive, Cary, NC 27518

3.6
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to HeartFields, a Five Star Quality Care community! In our beautiful, home-like setting with stately architecture and a thoughtfully designed interior, you will be close to Western Wake Hospital, shopping, cultural activities, doctors and medical centers. We offer 24-hour nursing,...

Sunrise of Cary

1206 West Chatham Street, Cary, NC 27513

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Brookdale MacArthur Park

111 Macarthur Drive, Cary, NC 27513

4.1
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community, located in Cary, N.C., is nestled away in a peaceful, residential area near the Research Triangle, just a short drive from the thriving metro areas of Raleigh and Durham. We offer two levels of care so that should your needs change over time and you require memory care, you have...

Waltonwood - Cary

750 SE Cary Parkway, Cary, NC 27511

3.4
(25 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, Studio

When only the best will do…Look to Waltonwood for Luxurious Senior Living which redefines retirement living! At Waltonwood, our goal is not to be just another Senior Community. But rather, our goal is to ensure each resident and family member is treated with dignity and respect while striving to...

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Woodland Terrace

300 Kildaire Woods Dr, Cary, NC 27511

4.5
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Cary

7870 Chapel Hill Road, Cary, NC 27513

4.4
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

For those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, we offer a safe environment and exceptional memory care. At our community, located in a quiet residential Cary, N.C., neighborhood, near the Research Triangle of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, we can help you and your family as you...

Spring Arbor of Cary

1705 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27511

2.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at North Hills

615 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

3.7
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Elmcroft of Northridge

421 Van Thomas Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615

3.8
(52 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Magnolia Glen

5301 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

4.4
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Durham

4434 Ben Franklin Boulevard, Durham, NC 27704

3.8
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At our exclusive senior living community in Durham, N.C., which offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, you can be your best possible self in an environment of luxury, beauty and sophistication. As an assisted living resident, you can stay independent and active while receiving...

Sunrise of Raleigh

4801 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

3.9
(38 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Atria Southpoint Walk

5705 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC 27713

4.6
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Smithfield

830 Berkshire Road, Smithfield, NC 27577

4.2
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Life feels easy at our verdant community in Smithfield, North Carolina. Take a stroll along our lushly landscaped walking paths, or rock gently in one of the traditionally-styled chairs that line our front porch. We’ve designed our Brookdale Smithfield campus to be comfortable and yet have...

Brighton Gardens of Raleigh

3101 Duraleigh Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

4.2
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related...

Brookdale Burlington Memory Care

3619 South Mebane Street, Burlington, NC 27215

4.2
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community, located in a quiet Burlington, N.C., residential neighborhood, provides customized programs and loving care to seniors living with cognitive challenges, including dementia and Alzheimer’s. With activities that flex cognitive and physical skills and a nutrition program that helps...

Chatham Ridge Assisted Living

114 Polks Village Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

4.1
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Reserve at Mills Farm

2030 Laura Duncan Rd, Apex, NC 27523

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Independent Living NOW OPEN!NOW ACCEPTING Assisted Living and Memory Care reservations! Sales Office Hours:Monday - Friday 9 am - 6:00 pmSaturday: 10 am - 5 pmSunday: 12 pm - 5 pmIf these time frames do not work with your schedule please call Kim Dahl to make an appointment outside of these...

Franklin Manor

100 Sunset Drive, Youngsville, NC 27596

3.9
(19 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Located in Youngsville, Franklin County, North Carolina, which was named for its 1839 settlement led by John 'Jack' Young, Franklin Manor is an assisted living community that is dedicated to keeping its residents active and engaged in life. History buffs will know Youngsville for its National...

Carolina Reserve of Durham

4523 Hope Valley Rd, Durham, NC 27707

4.5
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Learn More About Nursing Homes in Cary, NC

This welcoming suburb is conveniently located just west of Raleigh on the southern end of North Carolina’s Research Triangle, which is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the state.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Cary are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Cary, NC

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $8,100 in the Raleigh area and in the state of North Carolina, according to Genworth.

Learn More About Cary, NC

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Cary are rated two points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated slightly above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
102 97 111 102 102 108

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$98,163 per year $58,872 per year $78,858 per year $39,290 per year $42,006 per year $3,288 per year $861 per month

Local Hospitals

The main hospital that services Cary is:

WakeMed Cary Hospital

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 190+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, Level III trauma center

Weather and Climate

Cary’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, meaning the city experiences four distinct seasons with warm summers and cool winters. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 73%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
40°F 50°F 30°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
79°F 89°F 69°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 78

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 43.1″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
39.7 12.2% 82,119 2,585 per square mile 2.5

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.4% 18.7% 8.5% 7.2% 0.1% 2.7% 62.8%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Cary: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 0/100

2020 Presidential Election Results for Wake County

Democratic Republican Other
62.5% 35.9% 1.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Popular outdoor attractions in Cary include:

  • Lake Johnson Park
  • Historic Yates Mill County Park
  • Fred G. Bond Metro Park
  • Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve
  • Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park

Transportation

Public transportation in Cary is provided by GoCary, which operates six bus routes. GoTriangle operates fixed-route bus service in the Research Triangle area.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in North Carolina

Golden Years Assisted Living, Brookdale Burlington and Spring Arbor of Wilson are the top rated nursing homes near Cary, North Carolina. See full list of communities.

There are 55 nursing homes near Cary, North Carolina. See the full list.

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