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Alabama Retirement Communities

As a retirement destination, Alabama is a bit of a hidden gem. But if you ask anyone who has decided to live their golden years in the Heart of Dixie, you’ll quickly learn what makes it a fantastic retirement destination. Learn more about activities, amenities, and benefits in Alabama, and get more information on senior living in Mobile,  the Gulf Shore, and Madison County, plus our Alabama senior retirement campuses, Magnolia Trace and Westminster Village.

Acts Retirement-Life Communities in Alabama

  • Magnolia Trace

    1 Clubhouse Avenue Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Our beautiful retirement community in Huntsville, AL – named one of Money Magazine’s Best Places to Retire! Learn more about this quaint community.

  • Westminster Village

    500 Spanish Fort Blvd, Spanish Fort, AL 36527

    Westminster Village offers all the amenities you’d expect from a top-class community, plus the friendly, Southern charm of Alabama.

Local Landmarks & Points of Interest Map for Alabama Retirees

Our Alabama senior communities have so many on-campus activities, like fitness classes, indoor swimming pools, tennis courts, and more. But you can also explore the Huntsville and Spanish Fort areas and take in all the historic landmarks, shopping destinations, restaurants, and local culture. Check out our interactive map below to see some of the local points of interest:


Golfing: Both the Huntsville and Spanish Fort areas are home to several public and private golf courses. And thanks to Alabama’s temperate weather, you can practically golf year-round.

Outdoor Activities: Speaking of the great weather, Huntsville and Spanish Fort have plenty of parks, hiking trails, and bike trails. Learn more about trails and parks in Alabama.

Historic Landmarks: Like history? Alabama has plenty of historic buildings, churches, and districts to be explored. Some Huntsville landmarks worth checking out include Historic Huntsville Depot and Burritt on the Mountain. As for Spanish Fort, be sure to explore Gator Alley Boarwalk as well as the many Civil War battlefields. 


Retiring with Acts Means Peace of Mind

Find out about lifelong healthcare at a fixed rate offered in Alabama.

Explore the Acts Retirement Communities Network

Perhaps you already live at one of our AL retirement homes but are interested in visiting some of our other communities. The good news is that every Acts resident can visit and enjoy the amenities at all 26 of our campuses. Take a trip to an Acts community in Florida, Pennsylvania, Georgia, or any other state where Acts is present!

Acts has a commitment to excellence by continually evaluating its processes through external and internal processes. Acts' financial performance is regularly reviewed by Fitch ratings, the organization maintains an ethics trust accreditation, and regularly completes resident surveys.

Benefits of Retiring in Alabama

Magnolia Trace and Westminster Village residents who are new to Alabama love the great weather. Active seniors who want to live their retirement years to the fullest seem to thrive at our Alabama retirement communities. 

For those who enjoy shopping, dining, and the arts, Huntsville has plenty to offer - and Birmingham is less than two hours away. As for Westminster Village, Mobile is just minutes away! 

Finally, our Alabama communities offer Acts' Type A Life Care contract. So you get to relax and live your retirement exactly as you’ve always dreamed – worry-free!


Why Retirees Love Alabama

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    Low Cost of Living: According to CNBC, Alabama has one of the lowest costs of living in the United States. That means retirees have more money to spend on fun activities and hobbies that they wish to pursue in retirement.

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    Great Weather: Alabama has an average annual temperature of 65 degrees. If you’ve spent your whole life up north, moving to Magnolia Trace means you can say goodbye to blizzards and punishing winter storms for good!

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    Tax-Friendly: Not only is the average cost of living less in Alabama, but the state is tax-friendly towards retirees. has a breakdown of what taxes you can expect to pay.

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    Veterans Benefits: Alabama is particularly friendly to veterans, and offers several programs and benefits for those who have served in the military.