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Senior Living Apartments in Durham, NC

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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Durham, senior citizen apartments in Durham might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Durham and consider their options. With 5 senior rentals in Durham, NC, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Durham 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Durham, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Anderson Forest, Brook Forset and The Cottages At Whitaker.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Raleigh, Apex and Wake Forest.

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Things have been going well. Overall our loved one has had good care. We had a problem with our initial bill that has since been resolved. Know that wait times for routine care can be a little bit long at...
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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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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Lakeside Gardens offers affordable, senior housing in Durham, North Carolina. They offer 1 and 2 bedroom floor plans. Income restrictions and waitlist placement may apply. Equal Housing Opportunity.
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I used to go to this facility a long time ago and when I came back to tour, I noticed they had done a lot of work to it. There are only 2 staff members here and they are very accommodating and one of them...
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Senior Apartments: 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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Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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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.
Senior Apartments: 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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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Meadows at Brier Creek, located in prestigious Brier Creek Country Club off of Highway 70 and Brier Creek Parkway.. This "seniors only" community is nestled among the tree-lined woods that encompass the famous Brier Creek Country Club.. Here, seniors can partake in the daily walking club,...
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What families are saying about senior apartments in Durham

Recent reviews for senior apartments in Durham

Adorable Senior Living in Hillsborough, NC

4.9
Smaller facility allows for a smaller ratio of patients to caregivers. They have the ability to keep a close watch on your loved one.

Falls River Villages in Raleigh, NC

4.3
Communicating between staff and shifts could be a little better. Yes we would recommend this community to other families, but they have let go of two Director level staff and we are waiting to see if new staff will affect things, positive or negative.

Brookdale Chapel Hill

4.1
I had a unique experience, as they were in transition with the director and the person who signed us up. So, I don't think we got the true experience there that other people may have. It is very well appointed, the lobby is very nice and so are the rooms. There are a lot of activities and it's ...
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Cost of senior apartments in Durham, NC

The average cost of senior living in Durham is 3923 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Cabes Ford, NC with an average of 3074 per month.

Average monthly cost of Senior Apartments in Durham, NC vs. nearby cities

Durham, NC

$3,923/mo

Eno, NC

$3,074/mo

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.

Research services for seniors in Durham, NC

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

Durham, North Carolina, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Durham include GoDurham, which provides a variety of services. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Durham has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

Durham 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 North Carolina Specialty Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital.

Durham, North Carolina, is known for its bustling and creative culinary scene. Enjoy local food and drinks, explore the Nasher Museum of Art, watch a performance at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and immerse yourself in the American Tobacco Campus, which provides a mix of restaurants, recreational sports, nature, and entertainment. Nature-loving seniors can stay active by strolling through Sarah P. Duke Gardens or Hollow Rock Nature Park.

What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Falls River Villages, Adorable Senior Living and Brookdale Chapel Hill are the top rated senior apartments facilities near Durham, North Carolina. See full list of communities.

There are 5 senior apartments facilities near Durham, North Carolina. See the full list.

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