8 Steps Towards Lifelong Learning for the Active Adult
Lifelong learning encompasses more than classroom education. Life experiences, formal education, and recreational pursuits all lead to new ideas. Yet there are times when life seems to be stuck in the same old day-to-day pattern. Read on for some suggestions of ways to challenge yourself and explore new ideas.
Active Adult Villas, Townhomes and Duplexes: What's the Difference?
When searching out an ideal active adult community, prospective residents often face confusing terminology when it comes to home descriptions. A similarly designed home may go by multiple names from one community to the next. What does it all mean?
What Draws Active Adults to Atlanta, Georgia?
While Atlanta is a great city to visit, many active adults choose to call the area home. Several active adult communities are located just outside Atlanta, each providing their residents with many on-site amenities as well as close proximity to the bustling city.
Retirement Planning Advice for Women
There are many challenges that affect retirement planning for women. On average, women have a longer life expectancy and a lower median income than men. Due to their primary parenting or caretaker roles, women often spend a significant portion of their lives outside of the workforce, or working part-time jobs. Here's what women can do when it comes to planning for retirement.
Golf Course Design: What an Award-Winning Designer Brings to an Active Adult Community
Descriptions of the golf courses at active adult communities often include a mention of the golf course designer. What does this say about both the golf course and the community? Golf courses are often the central feature of an active adult community. Their design must incorporate beauty, challenging play, and flexibility for players of various skill levels.
Great Waterfront Retirement Living in Tennessee
Tennessee's natural beauty and mild four seasons are attractive to retirees who love outdoor activities. Though waterfront living can be very expensive in East Tennessee, some homes not set directly on the lake are more affordable options for active adult living.
Retirement Living: Are Golf Communities a Nicety or Necessity?
There was a time when an active adult community was unlikely to succeed if it didn't have its own golf course. Nowadays, age restricted communities come in all sizes, and their amenities do not necessarily include a golf course. In fact, intimate active adult communities with few amenities are also becoming more prevalent.
Rural Retirement: The Charm of Small Town Living
Active adult communities that are found in rural settings provide both the benefits of living close to others of a similar age, and the charm of small town living. These age-restricted communities are often smaller than their sprawling resort-style counterparts, yet still offer comparable amenities.
Facebook Baby Boomers More Than Double in One Year
In early 2010, Adweek Digital released statistical data regarding demographics of users based on age and sex. What's really exciting is the continued baby boomer Facebook boom! Year over year, from February 2009 to February 2010, Facebook users age 55 to 65 more than doubled from 3% to 7%. We promise this trend continues, how do we know? Because this excerpt was edited in 2019.
5 Scenic Active Adult Communities for Mountain Lovers
Mountain lovers can choose from a variety of active adult communities in western states such as California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado. With breathtaking mountain views, exciting amenities, and various social clubs, these communities provide an active lifestyle for older adults.