10 Features in an Eco-Friendly Home
Living in an eco-friendly home reduces your carbon footprint, helps sustain our natural resources, and saves money on your energy bills. Here are 10 ways you can make your home greener.
North Carolina Retirement Living- Raleigh vs. Charlotte
Many prospective retirees find themselves choosing between communities near two popular North Carolina areas: Raleigh and Charlotte. Use this information to help you find the perfect place for you.
Active Adult Activists Find New Opportunities in 55+ Communities
Baby Boomers, born during the period between 1946 and 1964, are often depicted as a generation of activists. Coming of age during the free spirited 1960s, the radical 1970s, and the political 1980s, led many baby boomers to take an active interest in the world around them. These active adults are continuing to make a difference for many causes.
6 Great Golf Retirement Communities in Southern California
Golf enthusiasts who are looking for an active adult community in Southern California can choose from a variety of impressive locations. Many 55+ active adult communities offer both championship 18-hole golf and 9-hole leisure courses.
Red Hats and Romeos
Have you ever come across a group of vivacious older women dressed in purple and sporting bright red hats? Have you gone out to lunch and noticed a table of older men laughing and swapping stories? If so, you may have spotted some Red Hats and Romeos.
Sun City Arizona Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Fifty years after its Grand Opening, Sun City Arizona is celebrating its success with anniversary festivities scheduled throughout 2010. This was the first planned retirement community in the country and it inspired a new trend in retirement housing.
Scenic Surgery? Why Consider Medical Tourism
Medical tourism, once an option for only the very wealthy, is gaining popularity as Americans find ways to get around the high costs of medical care. The term medical tourism generally refers to traveling internationally to receive healthcare services. Several counties offer comparable healthcare, yet the prices may be much less than they are in America.
Top 5 Trends for Active Adult Communities in 2010
Each year, active adult communities continue to evolve to meet the changing needs and desires of both their current and potential residents. Active adults today know what they want and builders are structuring new communities to provide these features. Technology, green living, walking trails, and lifelong learning should continue into 2010.