Month: July 2011

How Important is the 55+ Age Restriction to You?

As retirees start their search for an active adult community to spend their golden years, they may be surprised by the age restrictions of some retirement communities. While most active adult communities are restricted to residents aged 55 or older, some communities have lowered their age restriction to 45+ or have gotten rid of it entirely, choosing to label as “age-targeted.” The question is, how important is age restriction to you?

Trilogy at La Quinta: One of the Best in the Coachella Valley

Trilogy at La Quinta is a one-of-a-kind active adult community in the heart of the Coachella Valley in California. This 55+ community offers world-class golfing, and residents enjoy the many indoor amenities inside the 21,000-square-foot clubhouse. Learn more about what Trilogy at La Quinta offers sun-seeking retirees.

Bakersfield, California: Good Weather, Music and Living

Bakersfield, California, is known for its sunny weather, Basque restaurants, and The Bakersfield Sound. There are outdoor recreations including golf courses and fly-fishing, live performance venues, music clubs, and much more. We explore the 55+ communities in the warm town that active adults are happy to call home.

It’s Like College, Without the Studying!

While many active adult communities offer “country club” or “resort-style” living, many 55+ residents of retirement communities liken their amenity-rich experiences to being in college. We explore the similarities to universities many active adults find in their communities.

Jubilee at Los Lunas Brings Affordable 55+ Living to Albuquerque

While many people may picture New Mexico as an arid desert landscape, the state actually boasts a diverse geography including majestic mountains and lush forests. Nestled at the base of the El Cerro de Los Lunas Mountains, Jubilee at Los Lunas features spectacular mountain backdrops as well as a wide variety of amenities and activities for active adults seeking a warm retirement.

Should You Rent or Buy Your Retirement Home?

Buying a retirement home is not in the cards for all retirees. However, that does not mean active adults can’t spend their winters in a warmer climate or spend a few months closer to family. Renting provides retirees the flexibility of moving around. Find out what’s best for your situation here.

Capitalize on Your Retirement in Sacramento

Northern California has much to offer active adults. Urban cities offer vibrant culture surrounded by beautiful natural surroundings. Sacramento might even offer these qualities to retirees better than any other Northern California city. Check out what Sacramento has to offer here!

Biltmore Lake: One of Asheville’s Finest 55+ Communities

In recent years, Western North Carolina’s beautiful Asheville area has been gaining popularity as a retirement destination for active adults. Biltmore Lake, which is set beside a mountain lake of the same name, is an Asheville master-planned community which appeals to residents of all ages.

Tennis vs. Pickleball: What’s Your Net Game?

Pickleball is quickly gathering a strong following as a major sport for active adults. However, some tennis players are not happy about the new people taking up their courts. Read on to learn why pickleball has made such a strong impression on 55+ adults.

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