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North Carolina Retirement Communities

For those considering retirement living options, North Carolina has a lot to offer. With its temperate weather, booming population and genteel southern values, North Carolina retirement homes are among the top senior living destinations in the country. Read on to learn more about North Carolina, or explore Charlotte's retirement life.


Acts Retirement-Life Communities in North Carolina

  • Matthews Glen

    733 Pavilion View Dr, Matthews, NC 28105

    This pet-friendly community in Matthews, NC is just a short distance from Charlotte, and offers plenty of on-campus benefits and amenities. 

  • Tryon Estates

    617 Laurel Lake Dr, Columbus, NC 28722

    Tryon Estates is a 215-acre senior retirement campus nestled in the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Points of Interest, Local Landmarks, and More

Besides the many amenities of our two resort-style campuses, North Carolina has so much to offer retirees. Explore the interactive map below for a sampling of activities and local landmarks near our communities:


Sports: North Carolina is home to the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. The team’s home stadium is in Charlotte, NC. And if you ever feel like catching a game, Matthews Glen is less than 30 away.

Museums: With dozens of museums, North Carolina has something for everyone. We recommend checking out the House of Flags in Columbus, the Matthews Heritage Museum in Matthews, and just about any of the museums in Charlotte or Asheville.

Restaurants: There are several wineries near Tryon Estates, with many of them also offering food. Matthews Glen is just a short distance to Charlotte and its thriving restaurant scene, as well as all the great local restaurants in the Matthews, NC area.

Lifelong peace of mind

Acts' North Carolina retirement communities provide lifelong healthcare at a fixed rate.

Acts Network of Retirement Communities

Are you already a resident of an Acts retirement community and interested in visiting North Carolina? Well good news! Acts residents get access to all 23 of our campuses throughout the country That means you can visit one of our communities in Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, or anywhere else that Acts has a campus! It’s just one of the many benefits of being an Acts community resident.

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.

Reasons to retire in North Carolina

With its temperate weather, booming population and genteel southern values, North Carolina retirement homes are among the top senior living destinations in the country.

Whether you enjoy the scenery and recreation of the Blue Ridge mountains or the activity and ease of life in the Piedmont region, Acts' NC locations outside Charlotte and Asheville keep you close to all the local conveniences and attractions you know and love in the Tar Heel State.

While each Acts North Carolina retirement community is unique, they are both established, accredited, and highly respected, with the assurance of our Type A Life Care contract. So imagine worry-free senior living in the North Carolina retirement home of your dreams.

Why Retire in North Carolina?

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    Low-Cost Living: North Carolina has a low cost of living relative to other states that are popular with retirees. According to US News, the state was named an excellent place to retire on less than $100 per day.

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    Natural Beauty:  Whether you like hiking, biking, or just lounging by the beach, North Carolina has something for everyone – from the Great Smoky Mountains, to the Appalachian Trail, to the Outer Banks.

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    Popular with Retirees: Nearly 2 million North Carolina residents are over 65. And in 2014, 10,602 people over 60 moved to North Carolina. That makes it the sixth most popular U.S. destination for retirees.

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    Ideal for History Buffs: The Tar Heel state played a pivotal role in the Revolutionary War and Civil War. Plus, North Carolina is home to numerous museums, including the NASCAR Hall of Fame.