Archive: October 2018

    Choosing a community in close proximity to a good medical facility that you can trust, one that has everything you need in case of emergencies, routine medical procedures and appointments, and specialty services is just as important as any of the other factors. If you're thinking about moving to North Carolina, here are the 55+ communities near the state's best hospitals.

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    Lancaster County is a popular tourist destination and a great area for active adults to call home. It draws in people that appreciate serene, rolling hills and farmlands, some fascinating history, and modern conveniences. Also called "Pennsylvania Dutch Country," the area was originally settled in the early 1700s and is about two hours from Philadelphia.
    Texas is home to 630 hospitals, more than any other state, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Active adults who desire the peace of mind of living near one of the state's best hospitals can take their pick of city and 55+ community. Keep reading to discover age-restricted communities with easy access to some of Texas' best hospitals.

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    by Monica Dubé on October 19th, 2018No Comments

    When it comes to active adult living, gated communities offer that extra sense of security and a more private atmosphere. While many gated communities have been associated with being pricier, Arizona is home to a number of gated communities that are suitable for a wide range of budgets. From quaint to resort-style developments, we're exploring five gated communities you'll want to check out.

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    by Charles Moss on October 18th, 2018No Comments

    Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville, North Carolina is known for its historic charm, a thriving music and arts scene, and an eclectic shopping and dining experiences. Because it's in a higher elevation, Asheville is cooler than other parts of the state, but still offers four distinct seasons. Here are few great activities for active adults in Asheville, NC.

    by Adam Prestigiacomo on October 18th, 2018No Comments

    Who said being an entrepreneur is only a young person's game? Utilizing their many years of experience both in a professional and personal setting, many baby boomers aren't letting their age slow them down. Rather, many are setting out as entrepreneurs to create their own businesses. Here are five of the best places to live if you're an active adult entrepreneur.

    by Cari Oleskewicz on October 18th, 2018No Comments

    Jacksonville is the fourth-largest city in Florida, covers the most square feet in the state, and is largely underrated. Why? Normally overshadowed by more traditional Florida cities, Jacksonville has grown in the last decade and boasts restaurants, cultural attractions, and nice weather for residents. It also has several 55+ communities. Here are the best.
    Since its opening, Kissing Tree has been a popular spot for active adults. The 55+ community has plenty of amenities, modern homes, and an extensive social calendar. Now, the community is adding another sparking amenity, the 18-hole Kissing Tree Golf Course. Besides 18 holes of golf, the course provides practice areas and a clubhouse with restaurant.

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    The Pennsylvania suburb of Garnet Valley presents endless opportunities for its residents. It's a stone's throw from Delaware and New Jersey, and it's an area that is dotted with farmers markets, wineries, state parks, and cultural and historical landmarks. Foxfield at Naamans Creek is the town's newer 55+ community of 520 condo, attached, and single family homes.

    by Cari Oleskewicz on October 17th, 2018No Comments

    According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Agency, nearly a million boats are registered to Florida residents. This should come as no surprise; the state is bordered by water on three sides and contains more than 30,000 lakes. If you're fond of donning your captain's hat and tuning into your Yacht Rock radio station, consider dropping anchor at one of these communities in Florida.

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