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Retirement Homes in Delaware

Do you like shopping? The beach? Hiking? Great restaurants? Turns out, Delaware has it all! Though one of the smallest states in the union, Delaware is among the best places to live for retirees and has plenty to offer, including retirement-friendly tax systems and easy access to cities like Philadelphia and Baltimore. And you can experience it all from one of the three amazing Acts retirement communities throughout Delaware.

Read on to learn more about these communities, or explore local regions such as Wilmington, New Castle County, and Sussex County.


Our Delaware Retirement Communities

  • Cokesbury Village

    726 Loveville Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707

    This 60-acre community features lush gardens, rolling lawns, lots of amenities, and so much more.

  • Country House

    4830 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807

    Our beautiful Wilmington retirement home is just a half hour from Philadelphia and yet is surrounded by habitat-rich woodlands.

  • Manor House

    1001 Middleford Rd, Seaford, DE 19973

    When it comes to natural beauty, Manor House can’t be beat. This retirement community is surrounded by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay.

Benefits of Living at Retirement Homes in Delaware

Delaware is also home to some wonderful retirement communities, and Acts Retirement-Life Communities has three of them. All three include Acts' Type A Life Care contract, which means you don’t have to worry about what the future will bring and can simply enjoy your golden years.

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Is Delaware a Good Place to Retire?

Why retire in Delaware? There’s so much to do! While our three retirement homes have plenty of on-campus amenities and activities, there are also lots of points of interest in the surrounding areas. Use our interactive map to see some of the local landmarks in Delaware:

 Local Highlights for Retirees Living in Delaware

Delaware’s Beautiful Beaches: Rehoboth Beach and Bethany Beach are just two of the popular beaches in Delaware. These family-friendly destinations are beloved vacation destinations.

Start Your Engines: Good news, race fans – all three of our locations are within driving distance of the Dover International Speedway. Dover is home to several NASCAR races each year.

Historic Landmarks: The first state has plenty of historical landmarks. A few of note include Fort Delaware, Olde Swedes Church, and Fort Miles.

Why Retirees Love Living in Delaware

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    Great Location: Delaware is within driving distance of Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Atlantic City, and New York City. This means it’s easy to schedule day trips (or even long weekends) in neighboring cities.

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    Veterans Benefits: Delaware takes care of its military veterans. For instance, 50% of military retirement pay is tax exempt. Other benefits include state educational benefits.

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    Tax-Friendly: Delaware is considered one of the most tax-friendly states on the East Coast. Social Security benefits are not taxed, and of course, there is no state or local sales tax.

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    Popular with Retirees: Delaware is the 10th most popular state with retirees. With all the benefits listed above, it’s no surprise that so many are choosing to spend their golden years in Delaware.

Explore the Entire Acts Retirement-Life Communities Network from DE


Are you already a resident of one of our Delaware retirement communities? Interested in visiting one of our other active senior communities, perhaps in Florida, Georgia, or Pennsylvania?  Well you’re in luck, because Acts residents can visit and enjoy any of 27 of our campuses. Schedule a visit to an Acts community today.

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