A Community Living & Working in Harmony

Internationally accredited by CARF/CCAC, Fitch rated, and neighbor to the Duke University campus and medical center, The Forest at Duke is a vibrant, not-for-profit 501(c)3 continuing care retirement community. Over 800 residents from 38 different states have chosen to call The Forest home since its opening in 1992. 

Today, 400 people enjoy life at The Forest and 275 staff members are an integral part of their lives. Residents are professors, gardeners, authors, CEOs, community volunteers, opera buffs, engineers, librarians, homemakers, artists - folks from all walks of life who embrace and celebrate the rich dimensions of their diversity.  A passion for personal growth, along with comfort, security and peace of mind drew them here.  Freedom to live life confidently and to the fullest is what they've found.