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Senior Lifestyles and Retirement in Wilmington, NC

The Wilmington, NC area has long been a draw for retirees looking for an active lifestyle in a culturally rich community. Our history, theater, arts, sports and hospitalty are unbeatable. For help exploring neighborhoods, see the Real Estate section. Retirement homes and senior services and businesses are highlighted here, as are educational opportunities and government agencies.

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Independent and Supported Living Communities

Brightmore of Wilmington Wilmington Senior Lifestyles and Retirement
2324 41st St.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 350-1980
(800) 556-6899

Brightmore welcomes active retirees who wish to combine independence with a small-town atmosphere. Studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom deluxe, two-bedroom and two-bedroom deluxe apartments are available for a monthly rental fee. Each apartment home includes a full kitchen, all utilities (except phone service), 24-hour security and medical emergency call stations, weekly housekeeping and...more about Brightmore of Wilmington

Spring Arbor Residential Assisted Living Wilmington Senior Lifestyles and Retirement
809 John D. Barry Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 799-4999

The assisted living center of Spring Arbor offers a family-like atmosphere with with caring professionals that have developed a comfortable, enjoyable lifestyle experience for residents. Spring Arbor values and nurtures residents' independence while offering privacy, security and comfort. There are many amenities to enjoy such as a front porch with rocking...more about Spring Arbor Residential Assisted Living

3501 Converse Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 790-8664

Clare Bridge is designed specifically for people with Alzheimer's disease or other memory impairments. Everything is geared to help individuals with memory problems to live the most independent and fulfilling life possible. Clare Bridge's homelike settings are designed to re-create environments people have enjoyed throughout their lives, with interior spaces scaled...more about Clare Bridge of Wilmington

1518 Village Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-8108

This small community for active, mature individuals age 55 or older is located in a quiet, secluded setting within walking distance of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, physicians' offices and shopping. Glenmeade Village offers 104 apartment homes available in four floor plans. All of the tastefully decorated apartments are air-conditioned, energy...more about Glenmeade Village

1402 Hospital Plaza Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-0067

One of Wilmington's best-kept secrets, this outstanding retirement community offers spacious, unfurnished apartment homes with a variety of floor plans. Units are available in studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom styles at surprisingly affordable month-to-month rents; a lease or buy-in is never required. Within the main building, each apartment has a kitchenette, carpeting...more about Lake Shore Commons

1200 Porters Neck Rd.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 686-7181
(800) 334-0240

Plantation Village is a life-care retirement community on 56 acres within Porters Neck Plantation. The campus has a library, bank facilities, an auditorium, a gym, an indoor swimming pool and spa, a woodworking shop, a crafts room and many more amenities in addition to the standard flat laundry, lawn and maintenance,...more about Plantation Village

4610 Holly Tree Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 793-1300

The Woods at Holly Tree provides a caring environment in a secure and gracious surrounding. There are several styles of aparments and a long list of amenities including three chef-prepared meals a day served in a well-appointed dining room, weekly housekeeping and flat linen service, all utilities (except telephone), cable TV,...more about The Woods at Holly Tree

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