Durham's culture of youthful vibrancy makes it especially welcoming to retiring newcomers. Affordable housing options include urban apartments, sleepy suburbs, historic mill villages, and farm houses with plenty of land so that your golden years can have the setting you always dreamed of.
Downtown Durham is easily enjoyed on foot, and walking trails and parks throughout the city make for a very pleasant afternoon in the springtime (or fall – that's the benefit of a mild climate). The parks and recreation department also runs a senior games program with everything from basketball and cheerleading to woodworking and quilting so you can stay active by keeping up old hobbies or finding new ones.
The educational opportunities in town mean that it's easy to explore interest areas and find new ones. Duke, NC Central University, and Durham Tech's continuing education programs offer a wide range of classes and lecture programs as part of a lifetime of learning. More
Durham has many fulfilling volunteer opportunities that allow you to share your time and talents while getting involved in the community. More
Durham is known as the City of Medicine, with some of the best doctors and surgeons in the world. Whether you need help addressing aches and pains or need more intensive care, Durham is the right place to be. More
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Offers three levels of care with no buy-in fees: independent living, independence plus, and assisted living.
At August Estates we maximize our residents' independence and offer value added services like regular family updates on our private blog, and photos via email and Skype. We schedule frequent contact …
Senior resort-style living including on-site fitness and business centers, spa, and community garden.
Private apartments in a variety of styles and sizes with community areas for socializing, dining, and entertaining. Offers personalized assisted living, Alzheimer’s, and dementia care.
Carillon’s assisted living and Alzheimer’s care community in Durham has the grace of a Southern plantation home, the charm of a New England bed and breakfast, and the convenience of a metropolitan …
Suites, apartments, and homes on a 100-acre campus that includes walking paths, fitness programs, and a multitude of activities. Full continuum of health care on site.
Opened in 2006, this $7 million, 44,000 sq.ft. free-standing, accessible, and comprehensive health and recreational center is a hub for Durham’s growing population of older adults.
Assisted living community located near shopping, golfing, fine dining, and state-of-the-art healthcare.
142-bed facility featuring a 28-bed secured unit for Alzheimer's and dementia-related care. Located on seven acre campus on the outskirts of the city.