Month: June 2012

Ocean Hills Country Club: Prestigious Living Near San Diego

Ocean Hills Country Club is one of the San Diego area’s premier active adult communities. This guard-gated community features a spacious clubhouse, an 18-hole golf course and a wide range of resort-style amenities. Plus it’s just four miles from the coast.

What Leisure World Has to Offer

Leisure World is exactly what it sounds like. This aptly-named community in Phoenix, Arizona, has social clubs, art studios, ballrooms, swimming pools, sports courts, and plenty else to keep its residents mentally and physically healthy and relaxed.

Regional Spotlight: Broomfield, Colorado

Beautiful summers. Nearby skiing in the winter. Proximity to Denver and Boulder. The city of Broomfield has a little bit of everything Colorado is known for, and it manages to maintain a wonderfully quaint small town feeling. There are several active adult communities in Broomfield worth exploring.

Top 6 Low-Cost Retirement States

Affordability is a concern for many retirees before taking the plunge into buying a home in an active adult community. Many homebuyers ask the question of which states are most affordable when it comes to taxes and homeownership? Check out this list to find out.

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?

When planning your retirement, the first question you’re likely to ask is how much money you will need to save before you can stop working. The answer is different for everyone, but the process of finding the answer includes considering the same basic questions.

Plantation at Leesburg – Affordable Florida 55+ Living

Plantation at Leesburg is a luxurious gated community which caters to active adults with two 18-hole golf courses, multiple clubhouses, and an exciting line-up of social and recreational activities. The picturesque development features beautifully-landscaped grounds, as well as affordable single-family homes.

Making the Most of Newfound Retirement Free Time

Remember when you always seemed to be late to the office, picking up your kids after ballet lessons and finally to bed? Now, as the children have moved away and work becomes more routine, it seems as if you are becoming more punctual. Racing to an appointment has been replaced with time for a latte on the way. Time has become a manageable commodity. You now have some investment decisions to make.

Community Spotlight: Vineyards on Lake Wylie

Just 15 minutes from Charlotte, North Carolina, Vineyards on Lake Wylie is a lovely lakefront community which offers resort-style living. This D.R. Horton community is open to residents of all ages, but one of its two neighborhoods is designed to be more appealing for active adults with energy-efficient, ranch-style homes.

Best Apps for Active Adults According to AARP

In a recent blog post, AARP recommended eight free apps which every Baby Boomer should download. These apps were chosen for functionality, entertainment or just for being cool. Because, as the AARP post points out: “Boomers are lovin their smartphones.”

Simple Tips for Healthier Eating Habits

Active adults are typically conscious of their health and eating habits, yet making the best choices can be challenging when dining out. Many restaurants print nutritional information right on their menus. Even without this information, you can often make better choices by following some simple guidelines.

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