Download Resource Lists

The following lists of Wake County Resources are available in either Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format and may be downloaded by clicking on the link and then saving the document on your home computer. If you don't already have it on your computer, you can download Adobe Acrobat Reader, which will enable you to access many useful documents available on the web.

  • 2021 Resource Directory

  • Home Care Services
    Describes different levels of home care, and lists agencies that accept Medicare, Medicaid, and that provide private duty services.

  • Companion Registry
    The Companion Registry program was discontinued as of January 2021. See our news release about this here. Our Home Care Services resource list (above) has information on other options for Companion Services.

  • Adult Day Programs
    List of Adult Day Programs in Wake County. These day-time care programs may be an alternative to having one-on-one care in the home, and may be much less costly.

  • Facility-Based Respite Options
    Lists skilled nursing and assisted living facilities which may be open to short-term stays (e.g. 2 days to 2 weeks) for clients whose caregivers need a break or have to go out of town.

  • Long-Term Care Facilities
    Describes different types of long-term care facilities, discusses who pays for long term care, and lists skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes) and assisted living facilities (adult care homes and family care homes) in Wake County. Also provides information and contacts for evaluating the quality of a facility.

  • Subsidized and Affordable Housing Options
    Lists apartment complexes, focusing on those for seniors and adults with disabilities, which provide affordable rent or rent based on income.

  • Retirement Housing Options
    Lists independent living retirement communities, continuing care retirement communities, and active adult communities. Strictly private pay, no public assistance available.

  • Support Groups
    Lists support groups for caregivers, Alzheimer's, etc.

  • Other Helpful Documents
    • Assessing Needs: Things to look for if you are becoming concerned about an older or disabled adult's ability to function independently. (PDF)
    • Home Safety Checklist: What to look for if you are concerned an older or disabled adult's living environment may not be physically safe. (PDF)
    • Moving to North Carolina: Questions to ask when considering a move to NC from out of state. (PDF)
    • Vital Information Worksheet: Print this worksheet and use it to save all vital information in one convenient document. (PDF)