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Country Club Retirement in Southeast FL

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Boca Lago is a lush 55+ community located in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida.

Boca Lago in Boca Raton, Florida, is truly a community within a community. Containing 1,696 homes, Boca Lago has eight subdivisions, seven of which are restricted to active adults aged 55 and better. With a bustling country club, residents here have plenty of activities to keep them entertained, as well as social opportunities with not just other active adults but people of all ages as well.

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Writing: A Wonderful Hobby for Retirees

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Writing in Retirement

If you have a passion for writing or just enjoy writing in your free time, it might be useful to do it as a hobby when you are retired. Active adults can turn this skill into a fun hobby by writing on a variety of topics. Retirees have many options within the writing field such as blogging, travel writing, memoir writing, contributing to a local newspaper, and marketing. They can hone their skills with online courses, tools, or guides. Writing as a hobby can also be a great way to earn extra income, reduce stress, meet new people, and express creativity.

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New Homes by Del Webb in the Phoenix Area

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Lone Tree is a 55+ community in the Phoenix area that offers new homes by Del Webb.

Well-known builder Del Webb has just recently opened its newest 55+ community, Lone Tree. The Lone Tree age-restricted neighborhood is located within the master-planned community of the Lone Tree Golf Club in Chandler, Arizona.

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How to Plan the Perfect Retirement Party

by Bill Ness on 1 Comment

Planning the perfect retirement party can be a daunting task.

Retirement is an important milestone in a person’s life. Celebrating one’s accomplishments and achievements with a party as they leave the workplace is a memorable experience. If you are planning a party for yourself, a family member, friend or colleague there are many details to consider.

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Active Adult Living in Southern States

by Elliot Crumpley on No Comments

Texas and Georgia, two popular retirement destinations in the south, have their own unique experiences to offer active adults and retirees. We take a look at these two sometimes overlooked retiree destinations to see what each offers.

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A Charming Chester County Community

by Bill Ness on No Comments

If you are looking for a 55+ community that still sees the four seasons of the year, you may find Chester County, PA to be the ideal location. Brittany Hills is a well-established age-restricted community located in Chester County’s Avondale.

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The Benefits of Teeing Up in Retirement

by Bill Ness on No Comments

Although golf typically has a carefree and easygoing attitude about it, the sport has numerous health and wellness benefits, especially for Baby Boomers who like to spend a morning or afternoon on the green, or for those who are lucky enough to live in an active adult community that’s centered around a course.

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Age-Targeted and Age-Restricted: What’s the Difference?

by Mayra Rocha on 1 Comment

You may have heard communities referred to as “age-targeted” and “age-restricted” on 55places.com. Active adults often look for a neighborhood that provides a healthy and social environment and both of these types of communities do exactly that. We’ve taken a moment to explain the difference between the two and why 55places.com features communities without an age-restriction.

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The 20 Most Active 55+ Communities

by Samantha Reid on 11 Comments

One of the major appeals to retiring in an active adult community is the activities available to homeowners. From bocce ball to knitting club to casino trips, there’s never a dull moment in a 55+ neighborhood. Some communities, though, are more active than others. We’ve gone ahead and narrowed down the top twenty most active 55+ communities in the country, based on number of clubs and activities, speaking with residents, and community tours by our team.

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