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Retirement Communities in Alabama

Whether you’re looking to enjoy Alabama’s perfect weather, beloved beaches, or the culture in cities like Huntsville, you’ll find plenty of reasons to agree that Alabama is among the best places to live for retirees

And if you’re considering a retirement community in Alabama, make sure you look at Acts Retirement-Life Communities. All Acts retirement campuses offer what’s called a Type A Life Care Contract, which provides residents unlimited lifetime access to a higher level of health services such as assisted living, if and when ever needed. With that peace of mind plus resort-style amenities, you can live the high life at any of our below communities, or feel free to read more about retiring in Mobile, the Gulf Shore, or Madison County.

Our Alabama Senior Living Communities

  • 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.

Benefits of Living at our Retirement Homes in Alabama

Weather: Residents of our Alabama senior retirement communities love the great weather. Active seniors who want to live their retirement years to the fullest seem to thrive under the warm Alabama sun.

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

Type A Life Care Contract: Our retirement communities in Alabama offer Acts’ Type A Life Care Contract, which provides residents with unlimited lifetime access to health services with little or no increase in the monthly fee as the result of a need for a higher level of care. So, you get to relax and live your retirement exactly as you’ve always dreamed – worry free!

How Does Acts Provide Health Services without Increasing Fees?

Is Alabama a Good Place to Retire?

With its many benefits, Alabama is one of the best places to live for retirees. Our retirement homes in Alabama feature numerous wonderful on-campus activities, 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:

Local Highlights for Retirees Living in Alabama

Golfing: Both the Huntsville and Spanish Fort retirement homes in Alabama are home to several public and private golf courses. And thanks to the 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.

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 Boardwalk as well as the many Civil War battlefields.

Why Retirees Love Living in 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 residents of retirement communities in Alabama 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 one of our Alabama senior living communities 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.

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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.

Explore the Full Acts Retirement-Life Communities Network from AL


Perhaps you already live at one of our retirement homes in Alabama 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 27 of our campuses. Take a trip to an Acts community in Florida, Pennsylvania, Georgia, or any other state where Acts is present!

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