Senior Living Community Spotlight: Independence Village of Olde Raleigh

What makes this Raleigh senior living option unique?

Located in northwest Raleigh, Independence Village of Olde Raleigh is a welcoming, warm senior community with friendly staff and residents. With a family-oriented atmosphere, this independent living community is perfect for those near Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary, NC.

As Wanda Pore, executive director says, “we offer a great location. We are within walking distance to several shops, restaurants and other destinations, including Harris Teeter, Bella Monica, Char-Grill, Laurel Hills Park, the North Carolina Museum of Art, PNC Arena and UNC Rex Hospital.”

Services and amenities available for older adults at The Independence Village of Olde Raleigh

Independence Village of Olde Raleigh is a pet-friendly community that was also recently renovated. “We offer a wide range of services and amenities that allow residents to enjoy a low-maintenance, safe, secure and independent lifestyle with all the comforts of home,” Pore said.

Featuring walk-in closets, walk-in showers and new kitchenettes and flooring, this community’s spacious apartments are designed with elderly adults in mind. The retirement community also offers fully furnished short and long-term respite care apartments for those recovering from a surgery or injury. Guest apartments can be rented out for a weekend stay for families that want a place close to mom or dad.

Other highlights include:

  • Three delicious meals served daily in a spacious dining room
  • Weekly housekeeping/linen service
  • On-site 24-hour home health care service
  • On-site therapy service
  • Exercise area
  • On-site beauty salon
  • On-site resident store with household items, snacks and toiletries
  • Manicured grounds and landscaped courtyard
  • Computer area and well-stocked library
  • Emergency response system
  • Daily newspaper delivery
  • Individual climate control
  • Paid electric/gas and water included in monthly rent
  • Laundry facilities on each floor with no charge
  • Scheduled courtesy transportation

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Activities to keep seniors engaged

Social, educational and recreational programs at the community keep seniors busy! The activity center is filled with games and a wide variety of planned activities take place each day. 

Below is a list of just some of the options Independence Village of Olde Raleigh offers:

  • Several resident clubs: cooking, writing, bridge/cards and more
  • Outings to entertainment, recreational and cultural events
  • Bingo, handbell choir, arts & crafts classes, trivia
  • Religious services
  • Movie nights and documentary screenings in the theatre
  • Wine & cheese socials
  • Ice cream socials
  • Monthly birthday celebrations with cake, refreshments and singing
  • Picnic lunches to local parks
  • Lunch tours to local restaurants
  • Exercise classes
  • Discussion groups

How do I find the best senior living community near me in Raleigh?

Our team of trusted advisors can help you determine what level of care would be best for you or a loved one. After learning more about your unique needs, we can make a recommendation about the appropriate level of care and help set up tours if we offer the type of care you need.

If you’re a senior or caregiver looking for independent living, or temporary care services for your loved one, consider touring The Independence Village of Olde Raleigh. Schedule a tour here.

About our Community Spotlight senior living blog series

All of our Sonida Senior Living communities across the country have one goal in mind –providing quality, affordable senior housing and outstanding services while improving the quality of life of the seniors we serve. Our Community Spotlight blog series is here to help you get to know our communities better!

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