Live an Independent Life in Durham, New Hampshire

A retirement community for active and independent adults.

What do our residents have to give up when they move to RiverWoods?

Active and Care-Free Retirement Living

Imagine — a life without the cares of housekeeping, fixing the roof, or shoveling snow. A life with like-minded friends, and abundant options for activity just outside your door. A life where fresh, scratch-made restaurant-style meals are made for you every night.

At RiverWoods Durham, you can lead the same independent life you lead now, only better.

Best of all, RiverWoods Durham offers you the security of guaranteed access to high-quality health care, should you need it in the future. We are centrally located in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire, just minutes from the coast, near scenic Portsmouth, and with easy access to Boston.

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Independent and Assisted Living

A plan for anything the future may bring.

Independent Living at RiverWoods Durham

Assisted Living at RiverWoods Durham

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There are so many things to do in this area.

I love being near the UNH campus. It's wonderful to be able to interact with the students, audit classes, use the library, and swimming pool.

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It’s More Affordable Than You Think

Choosing RiverWoods is a smart financial decision, offering an independent, hassle-free life now and security for your future.

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See Our Floor Plans

RiverWoods Durham offers a vast range of light-filled and spacious one and two-bedroom homes.

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Answers to Your Questions

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Surround Yourself With Nature and Friends

Join an active community of residents living a full life. Our state-of-the-art campus features all the amenities you’re looking for and spacious floor plan options. Surrounded by trails and woodland, RiverWoods Durham is just minutes from the New Hampshire seacoast, but with easy access to Portsmouth, Portland, and Boston.

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What's Going on at RiverWoods

Technology for Seniors

Recently, two of the team members from RiverWoods Durham Assisted Living were interviewed for a feature article in Connecticut Magazine’s special section for October…

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Seniority Authority: RiverWoods starts a podcast for boomers — joys, challenges, solutions

By Kathleen D. Bailey [email protected] Published May 19, 2021 EXETER — Cathleen Toomey credits the idea for her new senior-themed podcast to other people’s…

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I have more free time

to spend reading and woodworking now that I don't have to worry about keeping up with a house and yard! Not to mention, I'll never have to shovel snow again.