Archive: March 2015

    With a fabulous location in San Diego, California, Seven Oaks offers beautiful grounds, along with an exciting line-up of indoor and outdoor amenities. This well-established, 1,700-home community features both single-family and attached homes, making it an ideal retreat for active adults aged 55 or better.

    by Samantha Reid on March 30th, 20152 Comments

    When you think of retirement living, you probably think of days spent playing golf or relaxing poolside. But because that lifestyle isn’t for everyone, there are a variety of other options out there to satisfy even the quirkiest of tastes. Here, we’ve listed a few of our favorite unconventional retirement lifestyles.
    Set in Chicago's northwest suburbs, Edgewater is a recently completed Del Webb community which welcomes active adults aged 55 and better. This gated development features beautifully landscaped grounds, resort-style amenities and appealing single-family homes. Its prime location in Elgin, Illinois, also puts residents within easy access of shops, restaurants and other local attractions.

    by Samantha Reid on March 27th, 201510 Comments

    All that extra time in retirement means more opportunity for leisure activities––like finally tackling your reading list. From classic literature to memoir to self-help, we’ve compiled fifteen books that Baby Boomers will especially enjoy.
    Active adults looking for a well-established community in Central Florida, may find their ideal retirement destination at Sandpiper Golf & Country Club. Located in Lakeland, this mid-sized community offers affordable homes which were designed for active adults aged 55 or better. It also features resort-style amenities, including recreation centers and an 18-hole golf course.
    Located in Southeast Louisiana, Baton Rouge is the state's capital and its second-largest city, next to New Orleans. It's a perfect place to enjoy South Louisiana's unique culture with a diverse mix of residents flavored by a Creole and Cajun influence. Baton Rouge's warm southern climate and lower cost of living also makes it a great destination for active adult retirees.
    As the only active adult community within the city of Denver, Colorado, Windsor Gardens puts residents within easy reach of shopping, dining and cultural attractions. Within its own grounds, the well-established community offers resort-style amenities including an inviting clubhouse and a semi-private 9-hole golf course. Affordable home prices also make Windsor Gardens an appealing option for a wide range of active adult homebuyers.

    by Megan Boldrey on March 23rd, 201529 Comments

    Several builders are developing age-restricted communities due to the increasing popularity of active adult living. Homebuyers who search for active adult communities will most likely start to notice that there are a few builders whose names come up over and over. So we have created a list of the 10 Top Active Adult Builders to help you with your search. Please note, the builders listed below are in no particular order.
    While Lenox Place may have plans for just 250 homes, this Tennessee community has much to offer active adult homebuyers. This beautiful development features low-maintenance homes, an inviting community clubhouse and lovely grounds. Set in Gallatin, the community is also just 30 minutes from all of Nashville's urban attractions.
    Physical activity doesn't have to take a backseat as you get older. Challenge yourself by running a marathon. Now that Baby Boomers are reaching their retirement age they can enjoy some of the freedom that it comes with. After a lifetime of hard work, retirement is when your time becomes almost entirely your own. Some see retirement as a...

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