Amenities & Lifestyle

The cornerstones of active adult communities are the amenities and lifestyle opportunities they afford to residents. From the clubhouses with fitness centers and resort-style pools to the tennis courts, pickleball courts, and walking trails found outside, we explore all community amenities here. You’ll also find plenty of information about the social clubs, activities, and events planned for active adult communities around the country.

Mature couple plays tennis, enjoying an active adult lifestyle.
How Can I Be Sure the Active Adult Lifestyle Is Right for Me?

As you approach retirement, it’s natural for your lifestyle needs to change. That lively neighborhood with young families may have been perfect in the past. However, now you might prefer something different. What does an active adult lifestyle involve?

A group of baby boomers laughing and enjoying their active adult community.
Baby Boomers and the Demand for Active Adult Communities

As baby boomers continue to retire, these once quiet areas are transitioning into attractive and active communities. With this new generation of retirees, there are some unique demands that the housing market can expect by 2030.

Couple walk dog on a path in a 55+ community.
Is the 55+ Community Lifestyle Right for You?

Are you curious about what life is like in a 55+ community? Many communities with homes for sale will be happy to show you around and answer any questions you have.

Active adult woman enjoys biking in a 55+ community.
What’s Day-to-Day Life Like in a 55+ Community?

Interested in living in a 55+ community but not sure if it’s for you? Many homebuyers wonder what their day-to-day life will be like in an age-restricted community. The short answer is it really depends on what you want to do. Here are some tips on how to pick the right community that will align with your future daily schedule.

A group of 55+ adults discuss activities at adult communities.
Is Assisted Living or a 55+ Community Right for You?

As you weigh your choices, two of the ones to consider are assisted living and adult active communities. But how do you know which one is right for you? Let’s take a look at what each of them has to offer and how to pick the one that will meet your needs.

View of the water from the dock on the grounds of Royal Harbor in Tavares, Florida.
55+ Communities in Central Florida With Boating Access

When your Florida retirement plans include spending time on the water, you’ll need to find a home that can accommodate both your boat and your desire to easily launch it into the water. Here are three communities in Central Florida that are excited about boating.

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