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Nursing Homes near Wake County, North Carolina

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Sunrise at North Hills

615 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

3.6
(55 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

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

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...

HeartFields at Cary

1050 Crescent Green Drive, Cary, NC 27518

3.6
(45 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,...

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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...

Sunrise of Cary

1206 West Chatham Street, Cary, NC 27513

4.3
(26 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...

Brighton Gardens of Raleigh

3101 Duraleigh Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

4.2
(24 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 MacArthur Park

111 Macarthur Drive, Cary, NC 27513

4.0
(24 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...

The Reserve at Mills Farm NOW OPEN

2030 Laura Duncan Rd, Apex, NC 27523

4.4
(16 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...

Falls River Village

1130 Falls River Ave, Raleigh, NC 27614

3.5
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Falls River Village, our goal is to provide the highest quality-of-life for each of our residents. Falls River Village is dedicated to our life engagement philosophy of social, psychological, spiritual and physical well-being for every resident. This dedicaiton is reflected in every erffort...

Brookdale Wake Forest

611 Brooks Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587

4.0
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You want to keep living your best life, and our community in the quaint college town of Wake Forest, North Carolina can help you do just that. Our beautifully landscaped campus is located near shopping, restaurants, and physicians’ offices, and we offer assisted living and memory care for our...

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 Raleigh

1810 N New Hope Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604

4.1
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Arbor of Apex

901 Spring Arbor Ct, Apex, NC 27502

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Falls River Court

1110 Falls River Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27614

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Falls River Village offers assisted living services to senior citizens. We also offer memory care services at Falls River Court which is located on our campus. Memory Care offers a lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to world-class museums, Southern-style mansions and convenient...

Spring Arbor of Cary

1705 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27511

2.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Waltonwood - Cary

750 SE Cary Parkway, Cary, NC 27511

3.4
(24 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...

Wake Assisted Living Memory Care

2800 Kidd Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610

3.2
(11 reviews)

Semi-Private

Wake Assisted Living Memory Care is a memory care community located in Raleigh, NC in Wake County. Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina and is known as the City of Oaks. It's a vibrant but charming town in the heart of the south. To the southwest of Raleigh is the Uwharrie National Forest,...

Morningside of Raleigh

801 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607

3.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located conveniently inside the beltline, Morningside of Raleigh is warm and inviting, home-like and comfortable, with a commitment to meeting the wants, needs and wishes of all who walk through our doors. Whether you are looking for retirement living or memory care, discover our experienced and...

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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
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Wake County, NC

Welcome to Wake County, the most populous county in North Carolina! Centrally located in the Tar Heel State, the county provides easy access to the best cultural amenities the state has to offer.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Wake County 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 Wake County, NC

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

Learn More About Wake County, NC

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Wake County are rated slightly higher than the national 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 97 110 103 103 110

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
$88,667 per year $52,310 per year $72,823 per year $37,166 per year $42,484 per year $3,012 per year $861 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Wake County include:

Rex Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 550+
  • Specialties: diagnostic imaging, surgical services, emergency care

WakeMed Raleigh Campus

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 690+
  • Specialties: hemodialysis, home health, lithotripsy, obstetrics

Duke Raleigh Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 170+
  • Specialties: surgical services, diagnostic imaging, emergency care

Weather and Climate

Wake County’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means a temperate climate with hot summers, mild winters, and no distinct dry season. The average humidity level is 64%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 69%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
40°F 49°F 30°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
79°F 88°F 69°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 81

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: 46.5″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
37 12.0% 1,086,325 1,301 per square mile 2.6

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)
0.8% 7.7% 21.0% 10.4% 0.1% 2.6% 59.6%

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 Raleigh: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 64/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Wake County

Democratic Republican Other
62.5% 35.9% 2.5%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Wake County is the largest county in North Carolina and home to the state’s government. As one of the most prosperous counties in the state, Wake County is filled with lots of opportunities to enjoy local arts and culture. Cities in Wake County include Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, and the state capital Raleigh.

Popular performing arts venues include:

  • Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
  • Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • North Carolina Symphony

Popular museums include:

  • North Carolina Museum of Art
  • North Carolina RailRoad Museum
  • City of Raleigh Museum

Transportation

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) offers service to more than 35 domestic and international destinations. Rail service in Wake County is provided by Amtrak, which has stations in Raleigh and Cary. The Triangle Transit Authority is in charge of operating bus services that connect Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in North Carolina

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

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

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