What Are 'Green' Retirement Communities?
Last Sunday, <a href="https://www.55places.com/index.php/news/retirement_community_builders_going_green/ " title="I discussed">I discussed</a> the growing trend of developers who are building "green" communities. Specifically, more retirement community builders have jumped on the bandwagon and are promoting themselves as "green" retirement communities. I was surprised by the enthusiastic response I received from many readers who wanted to know more about green communities. Others simply wanted to know what it means to be a green community.
Florida Votes to Lower Property Taxes
On Tuesday, voters in Florida overwhelmingly approved a bill to lower property taxes across the state. It seems logical that the bill would pass in a state that has seen a major, recent increase in the number of people aged 55+ in recent years.
Eons.com Lowers Age Restriction
On Wednesday, Eons.com founder Jeff Taylor lowered the age restriction of the popular 50 and older Baby Boomer social networking websiteâ€¦to 13. Eons has emerged in the last year as the number one social networking site for Baby Boomers. The popular site previously banned anyone younger than 50 from being a member. The Wall Street Journal hailed the site as the "Myspace for Baby Boomers" and it has grown widely in popularity in the last year.