Assisted Living Facilities in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Caring Star 2017

Sunrise at North Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
615 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
"My mother lived at Sunrise at North Hills from October 2016-June 2017. Positive: Overall, it was a great place for her to live and reacclimate after a brain injury. The facility is beautiful,..." More

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Sunrise of Raleigh

Provides: Assisted Living
4801 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
"My father has been in Sunrise of Raleigh for a couple of weeks now. Overall, I've been very pleased. There have been some questions with the billing that I'm trying to get resolved, but the staff..." More

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Lynn's Care Home at Riverside

Provides: Assisted Living
5614 Apalachicula Dr, Raleigh, NC 27616
"My wife’s aunt is a resident at Riverside. We are so blessed to have her in such a safe, clean and loving environment. We are at peace knowing that she is receiving wonderful care in a home-like..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Bright Horizon Senior Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1405 Falls Church Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
"This is a wonderful group home! The setting is perfect for my mother, who struggles with dementia. Viktoriya is knowledgeable and caring and her staff takes good care of the residents. They..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Brighton Gardens of Raleigh

Provides: Assisted Living
3101 Duraleigh Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
"I loved Brighton Gardens of Raleigh and put down a deposit. It was clean, caring, and had attention being paid to all memory care unit people. I was impressed and rather happy with it. I think I..." More

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The Haven at Waterford Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
1008 Flower Round Court, Raleigh, NC 27604
"The Haven is a home in a nice neighborhood with about six residents and, at least, has 2 full-time helpers all the time. It is very calm. When we visit my mom, it is like visiting her in a house..." More

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The Haven on Saratoga

Provides: Assisted Living
3905 Saratoga Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604
"The Haven looked very nice. The rooms were small and of average cleanliness, not extremely clean. " More

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Falls River Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1110 Falls River Ave., Raleigh, NC 27614
"I was able to visit Falls River Village. The staff was great, very helpful, very nice, and would do anything to help. The rooms seemed pretty spacious. After a resident leaves, they redo the..." More

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Elmcroft of North Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Newton Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
"Elmcroft of North Ridge was very nice. The person who toured us and gave us inside information was very thorough and friendly. I would want to go there myself. When I went in, I was warmly greeted...." More

Wake Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2800 Kidd Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610
"Love the Community . FRIENDLY STAFF AMAZING RESIDENTS AND THE CARE IS PHENOMENAL " More

Lee's Long Term Care Facility, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
7133 Rock Service Station Road, Raleigh, NC 27603
"My mom's been doing pretty good in Lee. When she first went in she was bound to the wheelchair and she couldn't get around by herself. She really didn't have the strength to pull herself along with..." More

Caring Star 2013

Magnolia Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
5301 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
"Me and my wife went to Magnolia Glen for two months when we were unable to take care of each other just to get back on our feet. We were very satisfied with everything that took place there. We..." More

Spring Arbor of Raleigh

Provides: Assisted Living
1810 New Hope Road, Raleigh, NC 27604
"Our respite experience with Spring Arbor of Raleigh was very good. The community wasn't brand-new but not old, so it's in good shape. It was clean and comfortable. The majority of the staff I..." More

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Lynn's Care Home Saybrooke

Provides: Assisted Living
6320 Saybrooke Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604
"Lynn’s Home provides excellent care for my mother in a cozy, home environment. The staff is very loving and attentive. I never have to worry about her well-being. " More

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Morningside of Raleigh

Provides: Assisted Living
801 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607
"I looked at Morningside of Raleigh. I thought it was excellent. The staff that took me around was very knowledgeable. There was somebody at the door to greet you, and there was a lot of interaction..." More

Helping Hand Mission

Provides: Assisted Living
623 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh, NC 27610
"The agency and its employees were professional, courteous and caring in their care for my elderly mother. From the initial telephone contact, all employees were friendly and compassionate and..." More

The Covington

Provides: Assisted Living
4510 Duraleigh Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
"I visited the Covington and found the residents to be happy, comfortable and well taken care of. I met a very enthusiastic life enrichment coach who showed me many activities and crafts completed..." More

Caring Star 2012

Carillon Assisted Living of Raleigh

Provides: Assisted Living
4901 Waters Edge Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606
"Carillon was clean and nice. The staff was very friendly. I would choose it for somebody who needed assisted living. The rooms are small, but that's not really a concern, though it was much smaller..." More

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North Hills Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
110 Dartmouth Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

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Peach Tree Assisted Living Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
502 Carolina Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27606

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The Haven at Wyckford

Provides: Assisted Living
4520 Dilford Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604

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Adorable Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2604 Adcox Place, Raleigh, NC 27610

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Avendelle at Lazy River

Provides: Assisted Living
2267 Lazy River Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610

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Poole Road Family Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1308 E Lane Street, Raleigh, NC 27610

Falls River Court Memory Care Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1130 Falls River Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27614

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Sunrise of Cary

Provides: Assisted Living
1206 Chatham Street, Cary, NC 27513
"Sunrise was nice. They had PAs available on each floor. It seemed to be organized. They had a little café and their dining room was like a little café. They had a room for people to meet with their..." More

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Brookdale MacArthur Park

Provides: Assisted Living
111 MacArthur Drive, Cary, NC 27513
"My mother is in Brookdale. It is perfect with what we need. Everything is clean, and she is being taken care of. Everything is great. Everybody is friendly. It is a small community with good care...." More

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North Pointe of Garner

Provides: Assisted Living
1437 Aversboro Road, Garner, NC 27529
"The staff of North Pointe helps my mom with her daily needs; they bathe her and change her diapers. As much as I know all about these things, they seem to be very knowledgeable and very good to me...." More

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Gabriel Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
84 Johnson Estate Road, Clayton, NC 27520
"Gabriel Manor is the newest facility I’ve visited, and it’s the closest one to where I live. The dining area is very nice, and they serve three meals a day. " More

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LiveWell - Cary

Provides: Assisted Living
208 Midenhall Way, Cary, NC 27513
"The staff of LiveWell Cary was very impressive. The food was very good. As soon as my husband walked into the house, he said it was nice. After lunch, he watched one of the aides help a man to his..." More

Stoneridge Gracious Retirement Living

Provides: Assisted Living
105 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511
"The facility is new and very attractive and there are three meals served in the Stoneridge dining room as well as snacks and coffee available all the time. Many onsite activities available and it..." More

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HeartFields at Cary

Provides: Assisted Living
1050 Crescent Green Drive, Cary, NC 27511
"The apartments were very nice at HartFields and done in different styles. The food was pretty good, and the servers were efficient. " More

Clayton House

Provides: Assisted Living
145 Dairy Road, Clayton, NC 27520
"My brother-in-law loves living in the Clayton House, and things are working great. Everything is great. The food must be good because he eats all that he gets. The dining room is very nice set up..." More

Carillon Assisted Living of Wake Forest

Provides: Assisted Living
3218 Heritage Trade Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587
"The facility is clean and doesn't have the odor that a lot of facilities have. Ms.Darlene the resident care coordinator is awesome. She always answers all of my questions and addresses any concerns..." More

Phoenix Assisted Care

Provides: Assisted Living
201 West High Street, Cary, NC 27513
"My mom is at this care center. While it is not the most plush place, I find that they do a good job taking care of residents. I feel confident that my mother is safe and in a clean environment. ..." More

Caring Star 2016

Woodland Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
300 Kildaire Woods Drive, Cary, NC 27511
"My parents are in Woodland Terrace. They allow people to go into the community initially for independent living, but through the agency that works with them on-site, people can purchase a la carte..." More

Lawndale Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
601 Lakeside Drive,, Garner, NC 27529
"My mom was at Lawndale Manor when she broke her hip. They were actually very good. The caregivers were great. My mother can be challenging at times, I don’t think it was anybody's neglect or fault...." More

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Cambridge Village of Apex

Provides: Assisted Living
10000 Cambridge Village Loop, Apex, NC 27502
"Cambridge Village of Apex is very nice, and the only person I met with was the saleslady; she was delightful. The grounds and location are good. It provides multiple levels of care, the units we..." More

Carillon Assisted Living of Fuquay-Va...

Provides: Assisted Living
6516 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
"Carillon felt very homey. The staff people were very attentive, very energetic, and engaged. There were two people to a room, which we thought was a good idea. The place smelled good, and it was..." More

Carillon Assisted Living of Knightdale

Provides: Assisted Living
2408 Hodge Road, Knightdale, NC 27545
"My parent is in Carillon Assisted Living. I think the staff drew us in while we are touring because the residents were laughing and having a good time. It seems like a good atmosphere because..." More

Waltonwood Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
750 SE Cary Parkway, Cary, NC 27511
"We're living at Waltonwood in a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment. It's very nice. They have excellent equipment for working out, and the food is excellent. They have a whole list of activities..." More

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Chatham Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
809 W. Chatham Street, Cary, NC 27511
"Chatham Common was where my mother was for the last month before she passed away. It was nice, and the people, in the short time that my mother was there, they seemed they were very good too. The..." More

Glenaire

Provides: Assisted Living
4000 Glenaire Circle, Cary, NC 27511
"Glenaire was a beautiful facility with beautiful grounds and fountains. It was a lovely place and I could see why they would have a waiting list. We were shown the facility, the dining room and an..." More

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Avendelle at Shepherds Vineyard

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 Wellstone Circle, Apex, NC 27502

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The Haven at Carlton Pointe

Provides: Assisted Living
451 Bendemeer Lane, Rolesville, NC 27571

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Cost of Living
Assisted living costs in Raleigh average around $3,800 per month. This is a little higher than the national average. It’s important to note that monthly assisted living costs generally include meals, housekeeping and transportation, if not other amenities.

Assisted Living Options
Raleigh is home to more than 30 assisted living communities. The options include communities operated by large, national companies and those that are locally owned. They range from small facilities to larger campuses with hundreds of residents. At many assisted living facilities in Raleigh, residents are able to live with their pets, enjoy full service hair salons, experience private dining with visitors, and much more.

Most assisted living communities in Raleigh offer residents multiple levels of care. The types of care provided depend on each resident’s physical or mental health needs, and usually include include medication management and some assistance with daily tasks such as dressing and bathing. There are also a number of memory care facilities in the area that specialize in Alzheimer’s care. These facilities tailor their care levels and activities to seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Neighborhoods
The assisted living facilities in Raleigh are located both within city limits and in surrounding suburbs. Nearby Garner and Cary, North Carolina are both home to several facilities. These areas are a bit smaller than Raleigh, but offer eye-pleasing scenery and historic downtown areas. Plus, both are ranked consistently as some of the best places to live in the U.S.

Transportation
While nearly all of the assisted living communities in Raleigh provide shuttles or other transportation for residents, there are also public transportation options available. The Capital Area Transit is a bus service that runs throughout the city, with stops in the historic downtown area, cultural centers, sporting venues and even the suburbs!

If the bus doesn't go where residents need to get to, there are also taxis or ridesharing services available, such as Uber.

Healthcare Facilities
Assisted living residents in Raleigh live in close proximity to a number of nationally ranked hospitals and medical centers. U.S. News and World Report ranks Duke University Hospital as one of the best in the nation, and the best in North Carolina. The nearby University of North Carolina Hospitals are also nationally ranked. Forbes magazine calls Raleigh one of the best places to retire, partially based upon the number of physicians per capita and seniors’ ability to access health care.

Local Outings
There’s never a dull moment in Raleigh, and many of the area’s assisted living communities arrange weekly outings so residents can take advantage of local shopping, meals, and entertainment.

Residents will have the opportunity to go on scenic drives through the beautiful areas surrounding Raleigh; they can attend crafting shows and sporting events, enjoy cultural excursions such as plays, musicals and concerts, and more. Most facilities welcome family and friends who’d like to come along, too.

Weather and Climate
Seniors who choose to live in Raleigh won't have to worry about it getting too cold, or too hot for that matter. The city has a warm, temperate climate, with no dry season. This temperate climate is one factor that brings new residents to the city each year.

January is the coldest month in Raleigh, with an average temperature of just 30 degrees. But the city makes up for it in the summer; in July, their warmest month, the average daytime temperature is 89 degrees. Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year, with just under 3 inches on average in April (the driest month in Raleigh) and just over 4 inches in July (the wettest month).

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Raleigh
  • Review of Brookdale MacArthur Park

    My husband has decided with Carolina House of Cary. We’re just very pleased. It’s very clean. He’s in a companion room; there are two beds, two chests, two bedside tables, a recliner, and there’s a... Read more

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  • Review of Brookdale MacArthur Park

    Carolina House is excellent and inviting. They have central dining area for everyone, it wasn't so big, and it is clean. The room is cozy. It is not too big. The surrounding is well-kept, and it is... Read more

    Alan18
  • Review of Brookdale MacArthur Park

    We went to Carolina House, and I thought that they were more amenable to having people that were going to be coming in when they had more need of care. The staff seemed efficient. She was trying to... Read more

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