Explore All of the Possibilities at Pioneer Ridge in Ohio

by Susan Quilty on January 24, 2015


The 14,500 square-foot Prairie Lodge is the social hub of this active adult community.

Located in North Ridgeville, Ohio, Pioneer Ridge is a gated Del Webb community designed for active adults aged 55 or better. With just under 600 luxurious homes, this beautiful development offers resort-style amenities and a full social calendar. Residents can participate in clubs, classes and special events while making new friends among a community of their peers. [click to continue…]


New Indoor Hobbies to Try This Winter

by Bill Ness on January 23, 2015

Paint ur

Painting is a great way to tap into your creative side and express your feelings.

The cold months of winter offer a great opportunity to try out some new indoor hobbies. There are so many hobbies you can enjoy at home, at your community center or at a local business. If you’re stumped for new things to try, check out some of the fun ideas below. [click to continue…]



Many exciting cultural and entertainment treasures are located within minutes of this outstanding community.

Opened in 2013, Regency at Palisades is a beautiful new development in Charlotte, North Carolina. This 420-home community is open to residents of all ages, yet its planned clubhouse will offer amenities designed for active adults. Regency at Palisades residents also have access to the Palisades Sports Complex and are eligible for membership at the Palisades Country Club. [click to continue…]


Experience Tranquil Retirement in Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania

January 21, 2015

Active adults looking for an East Coast retirement destination may fall in love with the quaint charm of Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania. This tranquil area features quiet age-restricted communities and several nearby shopping districts, while also having easy access to many East Coast hot spots, including Baltimore and Atlantic City.

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Discover Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch for 55+ Living in AZ

January 20, 2015

In beautiful Florence, Arizona, Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch is an ideal retreat for active adults aged 55 or better. This impressive community offers resort-style amenities, an exciting line-up of social activities and a diverse mix of affordable single-family homes. It also features a prime location within the larger Merrill Ranch master-planned community and is just 60 miles from Phoenix.

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The 55 Best 55+ Communities in America for 2015

January 19, 2015

55places.com is excited to announce the 55 best 55+ active adult communities in America for 2015. The communities on this list were chosen with great consideration, research and valuable insight gained personally touring every community. 55places knows that people have different requirements as what makes a community the “best.” However, in general people want a community that is in a prime located near daily conveniences and attractions, offers new affordable homes, has world-class amenities and promotes a well-rounded lifestyle.

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Heritage Shores – A Lavish Golf Community Situated in Beautiful Southern Delaware

January 17, 2015

Opened in 2004, Heritage Shores is a beautiful active adult community which currently offers both new construction and resale homes. The development enjoys a fabulous location in Southern Delaware which is only 30 minutes from Rehoboth Beach and 90 minutes from the Chesapeake Bay. As one of the largest active adult communities in Delaware, Heritage Shores offers all the amenities to support resort-style living.

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How to Choose the Perfect Lot to Build Your Home for Retirement

January 16, 2015

Building a new home lets you customize your finishes and optional features. It also lets you choose the lot where your new home will be built. While it’s easy to get excited about your home’s upgrades, don’t overlook the importance of choosing the lot that will give your home its perfect setting.

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Indian Ridge Country Club – A Luxurious Southern California Community

January 15, 2015

Active adults who prefer an open-age community may find the home of their dreams in Indian Ridge Country Club. This beautiful development has a prime location in Palm Desert, California, in the heart of the Coachella Valley. Highlights of its resort-style amenities include two golf courses, 14 tennis courts, multiple clubhouses and over 30 outdoor swimming pools.

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Apollo Beach – Tranquil Waterfront Retirement on Florida’s Gulf Coast

January 14, 2015

Nestled on Florida’s Central Gulf Coast, along the shores of Tampa Bay, Apollo Beach is a waterfront community that is a great vacation or retirement destination. The area is just 30 minutes south of Tampa and about an hour north of Sarasota. Retiring to Apollo Beach puts active adults within easy reach of beaches, golf, retail centers, restaurants and other local attractions.

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Heather Gardens – Blooming 55+ Living in Colorado

January 13, 2015

Located in Aurora, Colorado, just 14 miles from downtown Denver, Heather Gardens is a well-established community which offers homes in a wide range of sizes and styles. The grounds feature a 198-acre park-like setting as well as outdoor amenities including a 9-hole golf course. Its prime location also puts residents within easy reach of shopping, dining and recreational attractions.

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10 Great New Jersey Active Adult Communities

January 12, 2015

Active adults planning an East Coast retirement will love the diverse communities found throughout New Jersey. Whether looking for a large, resort-style community or a more intimate neighborhood setting, there is something for everyone in the Garden State.

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Prescott Lakes – Northern Arizona’s Ultimate Destination for Active Lifestyle Living

January 10, 2015

Open to residents of all ages, Prescott Lakes features all the amenities needed to support an exciting, active adult lifestyle. This inviting community has resort-style amenities, 1,300 diverse homes, beautiful grounds and diverse outdoor recreational activities, including an 18-hole golf course.

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Entrepreneurial Retirees Turn Passions Into Income

January 9, 2015

Living longer, healthier lives may lead to more retirement years and many retirees are using their time to start their own businesses. A second career brings in more income, while also providing an outlet for creativity and business savvy. When it comes to starting businesses, most entrepreneurial retirees turn to their hobbies and favorite pastimes for inspiration.

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Sun City Summerlin – Nevada’s Largest Active Adult Community

January 8, 2015

Set in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sun City Summerlin is a Del Webb development designed for active adults aged 55 or better. This well-established community is nestled in the Spring Mountain Range, at an elevation of 3,000 feet. Sun City Summerlin features 7,779 homes, making it the largest age-restricted community in Nevada.

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