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The Oaks at Whitaker Glen

  501 E. Whitaker Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27608

919-839-5604

Waltonwood Cary Parkway

  750 SE Cary Parkway
Cary, NC 27511

919-297-2255

Capital Oaks Retirement

  6498 Ray Road
Raleigh, NC 27613

919-457-9434

1 Featured 55 Plus Living Communities in the Garner Area

Capital Oaks Retirement

Resort-Style, All Inclusive Luxury

  •  6498 Ray Road, Raleigh, NC 27613
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  • All Inclusive All Inclusive
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
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  • A choice of floor plans, apartment size, and balcony/ deck options.
  • Signature Freedom Dining program means professional chefs, flexible dining hours, and four meal choices every day: casual buffet, fine dining, chef's pantry, or room service.
  • Travel Program: Residents can travel to any of our RLC communities in the United States to enjoy the same benefits as in their home community. With a maximum set of days within a calendar year, your stay is free.
  • Stadium seating theater for movies, live music, and more!
  • Live-in managers, 24-hour concierge/valet parking, and scheduled transportation. Utilities include: Cable, Internet and Phone Service. Our Main Street with amenities, like a salon, pharmacy, gift shop, and a bank. (Fee based services)

2 55 Plus Living Communities in the Garner Area

Waltonwood Cary Parkway

Redefining Retirement Living

  •  750 SE Cary Parkway, Cary, NC 27511
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  • Memory and Dementia Care Memory and Dementia Care
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
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    Various Levels of Care Various Levels of Care
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  • Spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with granite finishings
  • 12 luxurious cottages that create their own neighborhoodstyle living
  • Wellness programs including water therapy, state of the art fitness programs and yoga therapy all created to promote healthy aging
  • Enhanced services offered
  • Full monthly calendar of social outings and events

The Oaks at Whitaker Glen

Located in beautiful historic Hayes-Barton District near downtown Raleigh & adjacent to The Oaks at Mayview.

  •  501 E. Whitaker Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27608

$1,975 per month

  • One or two bedroom suites
  • Electronically controlled entrances; 24 hour emergency call system
  • Fitness Center with certified instructor
  • Enclosed walkways; Sky-lit Atrium
  • Full-sized kitchens

Other 55 Plus Living Communities in the Garner Area

The Village at Aversboro

An exclusive 55+ Community with beautiful detached brick ranches with two car garages.

  •  201 Easy Wind Drive, Garner, NC 27529
  • Maintenance-free lawns
  • Community clubhouse
  • Walking distance to Lake Benson's trails and picnic areas
  • Screened porches or sunrooms
  • Convenient to shopping, restaurants & hospitals

Capital Towers II

Affordable Housing For Seniors 55 & Older

  • Quiet, Spacious Community
  • Senior Living At An Affordable Cost
  • Income Restrictions Apply
  • Courtesy Officers Nights & Weekends
  • Cafeteria On Site

Capital Towers I

Affordable Housing For Seniors 62 & Older

  • Quiet, Spacious Community
  • Senior Living At An Affordable Cost
  • Income Restrictions Apply
  • Courtesy Officers Nights & Weekends
  • Spectacular City And Countryside View

Woodland Terrace

INDEPENDENT LIVING | ASSISTED LIVING | MEMORY CARE LOCATED IN CARY, NC

  •  300 Kildaire Woods Drive, Cary, NC 27511
  • 24-hour security/ front desk staff/ manager on duty 7 days a week
  • Restaurant style dining in multiple venues, with daily continental breakfast plus choice of lunch or dinner
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • Scheduled transportation-shopping and medical appointments
  • Planned social and educational events as well as day trips

Jordan Oaks

Live the Retirement Lifestyle You've Dreamed Of

  •  10820 Penny Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Three chef-prepared meals daily, plus snacks
  • Studio, one- and two-bedrooms floorplans
  • Diverse activities and cultural events
  • Transportation and innovative Travel Program
  • Small pets welcome

Brookdale North Raleigh

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  1200 Carlos Dr, Raleigh, NC 27609
  • Full-Service Dining
  • Center For Healthy Aging
  • Outings And/Or Events Daily
  • Transportation
  • Exercise and Wellness Programs

Springmoor

Springmoor is…a beautiful place to call home in an ideal location to retire

  •  1500 Sawmill Road, Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Springmoor offers many different styles of single-level residences to accommodate every preference
  • Full kitchens with dishwashers
  • All utilities, including electric, gas, water, local telephone and more than 100 TV channels through Spectrum Cable
  • Some residences even include special features like bay windows, fireplaces and built-ins
  • Indoor swimming pool, Movie Theater, Putting green & Croquet court

Preston Pointe

Retirement Living at its Finest

  •  1995 NW Cary Parkway, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Large 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites; Full Kitchens with Corian countertops and tile flooring, Cable TV
  • Large capacity theater, billiard room, library with computer stations and a hair salon
  • On-site Health and Wellness Center; therapy & supportive services
  • Elegant Medallion Dining Room
  • Activities, Events and Transportation Included

Cambridge Village of Apex

LIMITED TIME ONLY - SELECT APARTMENTS FROM $2799/month!

  •  10000 Cambridge Village Loop, Apex, NC 27502

$2950 per month

  • Month to month rent with no buy-in fees; No lease agreements
  • Studio, one and two bedroom apartment styles - all with kitchens & washer/dryer
  • Monthly rent includes utilities, meals, weekly housekeeping and 24/7 emergency call system
  • 28,000 sq ft Community Center with cafe, pub/lounge, theater, library, arts and crafts
  • Wellness Center with indoor pool and personalized wellness programs

Windsor Point

Life Plan Community with Continuing Care

  •  1221 Broad Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Beautiful detached Cottages
  • Spacious studio, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Wellness center with fitness rooms, indoor pool and spa
  • Chef-prepared meals daily
  • 24-hour Emergency Response System

Abbotswood at Stonehenge

Making A Difference Every Day

  •  7900 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Month To Month Rental
  • Active Event And Social Calender
  • 24 Hour Staffing And Emergency Assistance
  • Nationally Recognized Wellness Program
  • Licensed Home Health Agency On Premises

SearStone

A Distinctively Different Community for Seniors

  •  17001 Searstone Drive, Cary, NC 27513
  • 100% refundable entrance fees
  • 40,000 Sq. Ft. Winston Clubhouse featuring restaurants, fitness center, spa and more.
  • Retail Specialty Village on-site.
  • A 54-hole championship golf country club with special SearStone memberships right across the street.
  • Variety of home styles from 940 square feet up to 3300 square feet.

What are Active Adult and 55+ Communities?
Active Adult and 55+ Communities are geared towards older adults who are able to live independently and who don’t require the services that retirement, assisted living or memory care communities provide.  Many residents still work full- or part-time.  For those seniors who desire a low-maintenance lifestyle, often with resort-like amenities and organized social activities, an active adult or 55+ community may be the right option.  These communities fall into two categories:

1) Age-Restricted – For 55+ communities, in order to comply with the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995, one person must be aged 55 or older in at least 80% of the occupied housing units.  The other 20% of the homes are open to younger adults, sometimes with a minimum age that is established by the community, creating the 80/20 rule.  If the minimum age in the community is 62, then all residents must be aged 62 or older.

2) Age-targeted – These communities are marketed towards the 55+ population, with amenities that promote an active adult lifestyle, but there are no age restrictions.

The types of homes in an active adult neighborhood vary from community to community, as do the range of services and amenities provided.  From small apartments to two- or three-bedroom single-family homes with attached garages, there’s a broad range of housing options available, with many communities offering multiple home styles.  Communities can offer luxurious, resort-like features with multiple, daily planned activities, or be lower-engagement with more simple amenities.  The term “active” adult does not necessarily mean physically active, although these communities often have facilities that help foster a more physically active lifestyle.  Events and outings that encourage social activity are common, and opportunities for mental stimulation, through cultural excursions and enrichment classes, may also be scheduled.  Amenities may include:

Golf
Tennis and pickleball courts
Walking trails
Fitness centers and exercise classes
Gathering spaces such as a clubhouse or lounge
Pools
Planned social activities
Classes and lectures
Clubs and interest groups

There are many benefits to living in an Active Adult or 55+ Community.  These benefits include:

Location – these communities are often located near shopping, parks, restaurants, office buildings and local attractions
Low-maintenance living – exterior home maintenance and lawn care are usually provided
Neighbors of similar age – being in close proximity to people in the same stage of life makes it easier to form new friendships
Amenities – facilities and programs that promote better health, strengthen social bonds and improve or maintain mental sharpness will help keep seniors vibrant and happy

When searching for an Active Adult Community, be sure to keep in mind which amenities are best suited to your lifestyle, choose a location that provides access to what is important to you and take any rules or fees into account.

Use our US map above to begin your search for Active Adult and 55+ communities. Our search results include pictures, floor plans, contact info and pricing where available.

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