Assisted Living in Apex

33 Communities

The Haven at Weaver Crossing

2768 Weaver Hill Drive, Apex, NC
0 reviews
Located in the Weaver Crossing subdivision of Apex, North Carolina, The Haven at Weaver Crossing combines elegance and luxury in an intimate, homelike environment. The Haven at Weaver Crossing is located within minutes of NC 64, US 1, and 540 Toll roads. This home features 3 acres of quiet living, meticulous landscaping, and the finest in luxury appointments. Our Services: 24-hour personalized care and supervision Medication administration and management RN o... (read more)
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Avendelle at Shepherds Vineyard

1100 Wellstone Circle, Apex, NC
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Avendelle at Shepherds Vineyard is a new Avendelle elderly care home located in Apex, NC, one of the fastest-growing and top-rated towns in North Carolina. The area is known for its charm, tranquility, and safety, and this home’s neighborhood is no different. Residents here love the beauty of the surrounding community while being in close proximity to the conveniences of nearby Raleigh. Seniors at Shepherds Vineyard have the option of private or shared bedrooms and benefit f... (read more)
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Cambridge Village of Apex

10000 Cambridge Village Loop, Apex, NC
9 reviews
Cambridge Village of Apex is nestled between Norris Park and Route 1 in Apex, North Carolina. Visitors and residents agree that the facility schedules plenty of fun activities, including bingo games, pottery projects and trips to nearby attractions. Residents also enjoy spending time at the on-site movie theater, wellness center and indoor swimming pool. Visitors compliment the well-kept grounds and bright interior as well as the formal dining room and restaurant-style food s... (read more)
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Spring Arbor of Apex

901 Spring Arbor Courts, Apex, NC
6 reviews
Spring Arbor of Apex is located on Spring Arbor Court in Apex, North Carolina. It’s convenient to Highway 55 and just a short distance from the post office and Apex Jaycee Park. Residents’ family members remark positively on Spring Arbor's staff-to-resident ratio and the facility’s cleanliness. They also praise the food quality and dining area atmosphere. Residents appreciate the range of activities offered, which include social outings, concerts and volunteer opportunities. ... (read more)
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Brookridge Assisted Living

312 Lynch Street, Apex, NC
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The Reserve at Mills Farm

2030 Laura Duncan Rd, Apex, NC
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HeartFields at Cary

1050 Crescent Green Drive, Cary, NC
21 reviews
Backyard woods and privacy dominate the location of HeartFields at Cary, but it's a short drive to restaurants and coffee shops in the area. This gorgeous, 90-capacity assisted living home features specialized diets, a covered patio and a beautiful enclosed garden area for residents and visitors to walk, sit or relax. Residents and visitors frequently comment on the extreme cleanliness of the facility, the availability of on and off-site activities, and the excellence of the ... (read more)
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Brighton Gardens of Raleigh

3101 Duraleigh Road, Raleigh, NC
17 reviews
Brighton Gardens of Raleigh is an active assisted living and memory care facility in Raleigh, North Carolina near the UNC REX Hospital just off of Edwards Mill Road. Residents praise the community for its focus on friendship and camaraderie. The open dining hall is well laid out so residents always have someone to sit with, while the coffee shop is a fun social space where residents can mingle. Visitors note that their loved ones enjoy taking organized trips into the neighbor... (read more)
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Sunrise of Raleigh

4801 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC
15 reviews
Sunrise of Raleigh is located conveniently in the Crabtree Valley area of Raleigh, North Carolina where access to state parks, shopping and dining are nearby and easily accessible. Visitors to the facility note that the staff is always friendly, caring and helpful no matter the need, and the facility gets high marks for customer satisfaction. Residents of Sunrise of Raleigh enjoy large studio-style rooms and with a private bathroom. In addition, the community hosts activities... (read more)
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Sunrise of Cary

1206 Chatham Street, Cary, NC
29 reviews
Sunrise of Cary is located in a lush area of Cary, North Carolina. The facility is highly praised for its modern yet cozy architecture and furnishings that make residents feel right at home. Residents enjoy a variety of activities such as Wii bowling, book clubs and movie nights. Visitors commend the exceptional staff, who go above and beyond to make every resident feel important and taken care of. Residents and visitors also enjoy spending time in the dining room and a small... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 33 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Apex is $4,650 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Apex

Apex is a mid-sized suburb of Raleigh with a population of 45,585. It was voted the Number 1 best place to live in the U. S. by Time/Money Magazine in 2015. Thirty-nine assisted living facilities (ALFs) are located within the Apex area: 33 in nearby towns and six within Apex. The state of North Carolina defines these facilities, known as Adult Care Homes (ACHs), as residences with two or more persons who need 24-hour supervision and/or assistance with activities daily living (ADLs). The standards and licensing of ACHs in North Carolina are dictated by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Apex

  • Apex is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.

  • The cost of living in Apex is 17.3 percent higher than the U.S. average. Seniors who are trying to save money may find this too much of a stretch for their budget.

  • Seniors may feel quite safe and secure living in Apex. Violent crime in Apex is only 22.9 out of 100 (1 being the safest), which is lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is at 28.6, which is much lower than the national average of 38.1.

  • Apex enjoys a four-season climate with mild winters. Seniors may enjoy the sunny summers with a high average of 89 degrees in July. With only four inches of annual snowfall and a low average of 30 degrees in January, seniors may find mobility is not a problem in Apex. 

  • The Apex area is home to world-class medical facilities, including WakeMed Apex Healthplex, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • Seniors with a bronchial condition or respiratory illness may have an easier time breathing in Wake County than other more polluted areas. The American Lung Association gave it an Ozone grade B and a Particle Pollution 24-hour score of C. Some very sensitive individuals may experience difficulty breathing.

Paying for Assisted Living in Apex

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in North Carolina

$5,200.00 Durham
$4,866.00 Chapel Hill
$4,661.00 Cary
$4,650.00 Apex
$4,500.00 Fuquay Varina
$4,400.00 Raleigh
$4,000.00 US
$3,500.00 Angier

Assisted Living costs in Apex start around $4,650 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Apex and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Apex

Qualified Medicaid recipients of North Carolina can receive help paying for assisted living under the state’s Personal Care Services Program. There is additional state funding for those who do not qualify for Medicaid. The Special Assistance (SA) Program, may be available for seniors in need.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Apex

Apex and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Apex

Apex-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in North Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in North Carolina page for more information about these laws.