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    by Cari Oleskewicz on October 17th, 2018No Comments

    According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Agency, nearly a million boats are registered to Florida residents. This should come as no surprise; the state is bordered by water on three sides and contains more than 30,000 lakes. If you're fond of donning your captain's hat and tuning into your Yacht Rock radio station, consider dropping anchor at one of these communities in Florida.

    by Cari Oleskewicz on October 17th, 2018No Comments

    It's the third year in a row that Naples, Florida and its surrounding metro area has been ranked the highest for well-being by the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index. Perhaps it's the access to outstanding healthcare or the year-round sunshine; whatever is happening in Naples is good news for its residents. It's the first time that one region has topped the well-being index for three straight years.
    Stunning oranges, brilliant reds, vibrant coppers and yellows: These are not all the colors you'll find in a rainbow, they are the colors of breathtaking fall foliage you can witness throughout the state of New Jersey. Timing your visits to witness the peak colors can be tricky, since it doesn't last too long and varies depending on where you plan to travel.
    While larger active adult communities often provide a resort-style experience for residents, smaller communities offer a unique charm. Homeowners are attracted to smaller developments due to their strong sense of community, private atmosphere, and welcoming environment that makes it easy to build friendships. We've found a few of the best small communities in Central Arizona
    Real estate around Washington, D.C. and Baltimore can be some of the most expensive in the country, but with over 40 active adult communities in the greater metropolitan area, there are plenty of affordable options -- and a lower price doesn't have to mean fewer amenities. Here are the five best lowest-priced communities around Central Maryland.
    Active adults looking to downsize and stay near family in Southwest Ohio have several good options in the Cincinnati area. The metropolitan area is thriving and is one of the strongest in the Midwest. One reason so many active adults like to stay in the Cincinnati area is its ability to maintain a Midwestern charm while hosting the attractions of a large metropolitan area.

    by Adam Prestigiacomo on October 16th, 2018No Comments

    Research has shown that pets are instrumental in providing mental and emotional happiness to their owners. When it comes time to start looking for a 55+ community, one of the first questions you'll likely ask yourself is what is the community's policy on pets? Most communities are inviting to your four-legged friend(s), there are a number of pet policies that are important to know.

    by Sean Keeley on October 16th, 2018No Comments

    If someone were to mention The Villages to you, what comes to mind? Surely you've heard a story or two about the largest active adult community in the world. When that many people live together things are bound to get interesting. But are those stories you've heard actually true? We decided to root up the rumors, gather up the gossip, and muck around in the myths of The Villages.
    Central California has many attractions that make it a top destination for active adults. With a pleasant year-round climate, easy access to outdoor recreation and​ plenty of award-winning golf courses, the area offers an exceptional quality of life for retirees. In fact, many active adult communities in the area provide on-site golf courses for residents.
    New Jersey has over 250 active adult communities, and when it comes to grabbing our readers' attention, several stand out from the pack. We've found the top five most looked at communities on 55places.com. If you are interested in learning about which New Jersey 55+ communities your peers are checking out, read on to learn why these neighborhoods are generating so much buzz


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