55+ communities in Matthews NC Call Carol Fox at 704-905-3935. Allen Tate Realtors. Empty nester, baby boomer, active adult, over 55 or senior? No matter how you describe yourself, Matthews NC is a great place for your active adult lifestyle. Enjoy this guide to patio homes as well as active adult 55+ communities in Matthews and Union County NC. Discover what makes the Matthews area so attractive to seniors and how to find the best type of active adult community for your lifestyle.