Independent and Supported Living Communities

Senior adult or retirement communities are those with congregate housing intended specifically for older occupants. These communities feature single homes and/or apartments providing several services, which may include meals in a central location, housekeeping, a pool, transportation and social activities. They may or may not offer healthcare services. We have listed only some of these communities. For further assistance, contact the chamber of commerce in the area you choose for relocation (see our Area Overview section for a list of chambers) or one of the government agencies listed.

U.S. Hwy. 17 N
Hampstead, NC
(800) 458-6832

Coastal Plantation in Hampstead, NC is a community designed for a common living, amongst a common age group of fifty-five and greater. The community was built with each of its homeowners and potential residents in mind, by providing an ideal location centered between Topsail and Wrightsville Beaches, just minutes from shopping...more about Coastal Plantation

Senior Centers

20959 U.S. Hwy. 17
Hampstead, NC
(910) 270-0708

The Topsail Senior Center in Hampstead, NC is a wonderful place for the older members of the community to gather for a variety of activities. This location serves a meeting place, center for knowledge and information on volunteering options, group meetings, outreach for fun, friendships, fellowship and fitness, as well as...more about Topsail Senior Center

Government Agencies

901 S. Walker St.
Burgaw, NC
(910) 259-9119

Pender Adult Services, Inc. in Burgaw, NC provides community members with a safe environment where elderly individuals can focus their attention on themselves, with the help of a positive and knowledgeable staff, to promote personal independence, self-esteem and good health practices.  This office delivers a wide variety of services including aging...more about Pender Adult Services, Inc.

Employment Services

5919 Oleander Drive, Suite 115
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 798-3910

This excellent program offers job counseling and training for qualified people age 55 and older who are residents of New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick, Columbus and Onslow counties; applicants must meet certain income-level requirements. With grant monies from the federal government administered by the United Way of the Cape Fear Area, the...more about Senior AIDES Program

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