Regional Spotlight on the Las Vegas Area
When most people think of Las Vegas, the first images that come to mind are bright casino lights, glitzy shows and, of course, the thrill of clattering dice or a dramatically turned blackjack card. While the casinos lining the famous Las Vegas Strip are rightly among the area’s most celebrated attractions, there’s much more to the Las Vegas Area than just gambling. Visitors and potential homebuyers are often surprised to discover the area’s stunning natural beauty, innovative restaurant scene, historical attractions, and vibrant 55+ communities.
Great Part-time Jobs for Active Adults in 2018
Many recent retirees find that after a few years of life at home, they have too much free time on their hands, leading them to take on part-time work. Visit 55places.com to read about some great part-time job opportunities for active adults in 2018.
Community Spotlight on Timber Pines
The 55+ community of Timber Pines in Spring Hill, FL. Located just east of the Weeki Wachee Preserve, an expansive destination for hiking, boating, and birdwatching, Timber Pines is a gated 55+ community with a long list of its own amenities enjoyed exclusively by its residents.
Tips for Buying Your Grandkids Gifts
Buying gifts for your grandkids can seem like a lot of pressure. Who could forget Ralphie’s embarrassment in A Christmas Story as he trudges down the stairs wearing a pink bunny suit that his Aunt Clara thought would look so cute on him. You don’t want to get your grandchild that sweater they won’t wear, but you also don’t want to take a chance on expensive electronics they might not use.
Holiday Crafting Ideas for Active Adults
For many, stringing popcorn garlands, hanging wreaths, and making homemade ornaments and decorations are the sort of timeless crafting traditions that announce the arrival of the holiday season. Visit 55places.com to read about some great holiday crafting ideas for active adults.
Areas to Watch in 2018
At 55places.com, we stay on top of the latest active adult community news, trends, and upcoming developments. From what we’ve seen in the past year, here are some of the areas we’re particularly excited about going into 2018.
Community Roundup: Williamsburg
Of all the regions that claim to be "rich with history", few can compete with the Williamsburg Area of Eastern Virginia. Visit 55places.com to read about the active adult communities in the Williamsburg area.
CNBC Announces List of Best Cities to Retire In
CNBC recently released their analysis of the best places to retire. By looking at lists of “best U.S. cities to retire” by various sources, the news outlet found five destinations that appeared most often. Unsurprisingly, warm climates are a major factor in any study on popular retirement spots, but two cities that made the list you may not have expected. Here are the top cities to retire in and 55+ communities located in those areas.
Community Spotlight on Del Webb Orlando
Del Webb Orlando provides a lifestyle with access to attractions and amenities galore . Visit 55places.com to read more about Del Webb Orlando.
Top Lowest-Priced Communities in North Carolina
North Carolina has become one of the prime locales for Baby Boomers and retirees in recent years. Read on to learn more about the lowest-priced active adult communities in North Carolina.