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Information on 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 retirement communities in Alabama so great. Learn more about senior living in Mobile,  the Gulf Shore, and Madison County, plus our Alabama senior retirement campuses, Magnolia Trace and Westminster Village.


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.

Local Points of Interest for Alabama Retirees

Our retirement communities in Alabama have many on-campus activities, but you can also explore the Huntsville and Spanish Fort areas and take in all the historic landmarks, shopping destinations, resta

Local Highlights

Golfing: Both the Huntsville and Spanish Fort retirement homes in Alabama 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.

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 at our Alabama senior living communities.

Explore the Acts Retirement Communities Network

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 26 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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Benefits of Living at Retirement Communities 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 our 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!


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 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.