The Addison Charming Durham Senior Living

4713 Garrett Rd.
Durham, NC 27707
Call Today: 919-401-1101

Experience care and compassion at our inviting Assisted Living & Memory Care community

The historic and vibrant culture of Durham, North Carolina meets Senior Lifestyle’s high standards of care at The Addison. We offer the highest quality of care in Assisted Living and Memory Care by a professional and caring staff. Our community is minutes away from the Hope Valley Country Club, the lush greenery of Duke Forest, and Durham’s vibrant downtown area.

Lifestyle Options

The Addison is dedicated to creating meaningful experiences and a vibrant environment for seniors that need a little extra care. We offer Assisted Living and Memory Care services that are personalized to meet each residents unique needs. Our Assisted Living residents are given the independence and dignity they deserve, paired with the support they need when it comes to activities of daily living. For those living with a cognitive impairment, our Memory Care neighborhood provides a comfortable yet structured environment that promotes the enjoyment of life’s little moments. Caregivers and families can rest assured knowing their loved ones are in a safe, secure and caring environment with 24-hour care available. Residents have access to our gorgeous community spaces, nutritious dining solutions, and a surplus of invigorating programming.

Assisted Living

Our Assisted Living lifestyle allows residents to continue living the healthy and active lifestyles they are used to with a little added assistance when they need it. Get the care you need in a community you love.

Services Include:

  • Restaurant-style service for breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On-site maintenance personnel
  • Personal laundry
  • Availability of professional staff 24-hours per day
  • Availability of licensed nursing staff 24 hours per day
  • Personalized care plan
  • 24-hour emergency call response system
  • Daily up and about check
  • Nutritious snacks available throughout the day
  • Transportation
  • Storage space
  • Respite care
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Memory Care

Our Memory Care Lifestyle offers compassionate and personalized care for those affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of Dementia. We provide care in an attentive environment, allowing you and your loved one to spend more quality time together.

Services Include:

  • Restaurant-style service for breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • On-site maintenance personnel
  • Personal laundry
  • Basic cable
  • Personalized care plan
  • 24-hour emergency call response system
  • Daily up and about check
  • Nutritious snacks available
  • Secured courtyards
  • Electronic medication administration record
  • 24-hour professional staff
  • 24-hour licensed nursing staff 24-
  • Transportation
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Respite care
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Find Your Location

The Addison

4713 Garrett Rd.

Durham, NC 27707

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Floor Plans

Rates starting at $4,895/Month*

*Financial Assistance Available


Amenities & Entertainment

In addition to enjoying our local surroundings, The Addison offers residents many convenient amenities to enjoy right at our community. From beautiful outdoor areas to indoor fitness, beauty, and activity rooms, seniors and their families are sure to enjoy their days here.

  • Beauty and barbershop
  • Emergency call system
  • Fitness equipment
  • Main dining room
  • Private dining room
  • Stimulating programming and events
  • Cards room
  • Courtyard with shaded walking path
  • Outdoor patio area
  • Spacious community rooms with TV’s and DVD’s
  • Guest parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Smoke-free environment
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Individually controlled heat and air
  • Rehabilitation gym
  • Billiards room
  • Library
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Storage
  • Spa
  • Shuffle board

Our Local Community
Durham is home to many local activities. From beautiful gardens, parks, and museums, there are many relaxing outdoor activities for seniors and their families to enjoy during visits. Of course, Durham is also home to Duke University, meaning there is always a host of local school-spirited events as well. Our outings and transportation services make it easy for residents to experience our town!

Pet-Friendly at The Addison
We welcome seniors and their pets here at The Addison! We have a family-centered approach that extends to beloved pets, who bring light, love, and laughter to their owners every day.



Dine in comfort and in an environment that caters specially to your individual needs . Our culinary team prepares delicious meals that address nutritional needs while also pleasing the palate of our residents. Whether it’s a medical limitation, allergy, or personal preference, we ensure there is always a perfect dish for our seniors. We love seeing residents enjoy meals with friends and family in our dining room and strive to create a vibrant community where people come to congregate and enjoy an exceptional dining experience.


What truly sets our community apart is our compassionate staff. We have created a culture of excellence that touches every aspect of service in our community. Residents, family members, and guests can experience the loving atmosphere in our bright community.

Respite Care
Respite or short-term care offers caregivers who may need some well-deserved personal time an opportunity to re-energize. Our respite care is also a good option for those considering senior living but not quite ready to make a long-term commitment. Seniors enjoy a variety of services, stimulating programming and events, and delicious meals during their stay alongside our long term residents. In addition to all of these benefits, our short-term residents often make lasting friendships that enrich the lives of our permanent residents through their engagement and connection.


At The Addison of Durham, we tailor our programming to the lifestyles of our residents, giving them more joy and connection. Our team of Activity Directors welcomes new interest from seniors so that they can make the most out of their days.

An Active Lifestyle
We provide several opportunities for our residents to stay active and make social connections in our community. The common areas provide plenty of card games, puzzles, and books to enjoy. We also provide group outings to local eateries and hot spots for entertainment. Our activities are curated to promote a healthy lifestyle white matching our resident passions. From ice cream socials to happy hours and fitness classes, we love keeping our community vibrant.

Enjoying the Great Outdoors
Our beautiful community is located in a residential area surrounded by lush greenery. Residents love to bask in the sun around our spacious courtyard watching birds or enjoying a cold drink under the shade. We also take day trips to local parks, museums, and attractions–which allows seniors to make connections with the greater Durham community!

Financial Assistance Available

Our team is here to help you understand the financials of moving into a senior living community. Whether you want to understand what’s included in the cost or discuss financial assistance programs, we’re here to answer your questions so you can make an informed decision.

Our community accepts VA Aid and Attendance tax-free benefits, long term care insurance, Medicaid for those that qualify, as well as private pay. To start a conversation about financial assistance, please reach out to our team and we will be happy to meet with you.

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