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Announcements and News Releases

There’s always something new and exciting happening at The Forest! Browse our most recent news to read the latest about life on campus and in the Durham community.

April 2024: Navigating Retirement: Plan Ahead To Secure Your Ideal Future (Durham Magazine)

March 2024: NAHB bestows Best of 55+ Housing Awards for 2024 (McKnight’s Senior Living)

February 2024: Lists Most Searched Communities in U.S. (EIN PressWire)

January 2024: Best Skilled Nursing Design 2023: A Tree-Inspired Building Redefines Care With a Small-House Model, More Staff (Skilled Nursing News)

December 2023: Progressive Computer Services Offers IT Support to The Forest at Duke – Interview with Rashad Wilson, Director of Information Technology

December 2023: America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024 (CARF International)

December 2023: America’s Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities 2024 (Newsweek)

September 2023: National Assisted Living Week Profile: The Forest at Duke (Perkins Eastman)

March 2023: 10 Best College Towns for Retirement (U.S. News & World Report)

March 2023: The New Caspar.AI Care App Makes Caregivers More Effective (Newswire)

August 2022: The Forest at Duke and Caspar.AI partner on Technology in New Health Center “Small Houses” (Digital Journal)

March 2022: The Forest at Duke earns 2022 Platinum Level SAGECare Certification

January 2022: The Forest at Duke wins Beacon Award for ‘Best in Wellness’ 

March 2021: The Forest at Duke gifts $100,000 to the Wynn SunTrust Scholarship Endowment (Durham Tech)

February 2021: Retirement Community Automates COVID-19/Health Screening with Savance to Protect High-Risk Residents & Staff (Savance Workplace)

January 2021: ‘Best in Wellness’ senior living communities win ICAA NuStep Beacon Award (PRWeb)

January 2021: Senior living community, The Forest at Duke, wins Beacon Award for ‘Best in Wellness’

April 2020: The Forest at Duke partners with Senior PharmAssist to deliver protective facial coverings to nearly 1,300 older adults in Durham

For media inquiries, please contact Lauren Young, Communications & Engagement Coordinator, at or 919-433-2385.