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Retirement Communities in Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, Delaware may seem like a surprising choice for retirement. But when you consider the city’s amazing riverfront, fun downtown, and tax breaks for retirees, you’ll realize that Wilmington is a hidden treasure for seniors. Read on to learn about retirement communities near Wilmington, Delaware.

Our Senior Retirement Communities in and Around Wilmington

  • 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.

  • Cokesbury Village

    726 Loveville Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707

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

Benefits of Retiring in Wilmington, DE

Besides all the great amenities available at our Wilmington, Delaware retirement communities, some of the benefits of being a retiree in Wilmington include:

Get Peace of Mind in Wilmington

One of the many benefits of living in Acts’ Wilmington retirement communities is that you get health care at a cost that won’t go up solely based on increased need. See the video below for more information.

Points of Interest and Local Landmarks for Seniors in Wilmington

Use our interactive map below to learn about some of the nearby amenities in Wilmington, DE. And see the
locations of our Wilmington retirement communities.


  • Thriving Downtown: There’s always something happening in downtown Wilmington. The city has great
    restaurants and parks, as well as events happening throughout the year.

  • Easy Access to Beaches and Other Cities: Want to do some exploring or spend a weekend at the beach? Delaware has plenty of great beaches. And Wilmington is within driving and train distance of Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York City.

  • Plenty of Outdoor Activities: Wilmington and the surrounding area has lots of great parks, golf courses, and other hot spots for outdoor enthusiasts.

Benefits of Retiring in Wilmington

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    No Sales Tax: One of the truly unique things about Delaware is that the state has absolutely no sales tax!

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    Location, Location, Location: The Wilmington area has something for everyone – from city folk to outdoor lovers.

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    Active Lifestyle: Wilmington is a very walkable city, making it great for active seniors.

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    Relatively Mild Winters: The climate in Delaware is typical of the mid-Atlantic, with four distinct seasons and fairly mild winters. Enjoy Fall in the country’s first state!

Acts Network of Retirement Communities

Those who live in an Acts Wilmington-area retirement community can visit one of 27 campuses across the Eastern part of the country. It’s just another one of the many perks of living at Acts.

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 Acts regularly completes resident surveys.