Deana Becker

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Deana Becker is the Editorial Manager for 55places.com where she is also a blog contributor. Aside from her years spent researching and writing about active adult communities, Deana has experience writing and editing literary pieces, generating online lifestyle content, and serving as a writing tutor. Her work has also been featured on Neighborhoods.com.

Deana has an English: Writing degree from North Central College in Naperville, IL. She currently lives in the Chicago suburbs and loves cooking, traveling internationally, and frequenting her local movie theater.


16 Articles by Deana Becker

  • The Best Places to Snowbird in 2021

    by Deana Becker on October 18th, 2021

    We've gathered 25 of the best places for snowbirds, including cities in Florida, Arizona, California, Texas, South Carolina, and Nevada. For each entry, we've also provided a list of recommended 55+ communities in the area. If you're ready to find your own winter retreat this season, here are some of the best places to consider.


  • 55+ Communities in Florida With Homes for Sale Under $100k

    by Deana Becker on September 28th, 2021

    An affordable Florida retirement is far from out of reach for active adult homebuyers on a budget. There are plenty of communities offering affordable attached homes in the Sunshine State, whether you're looking to settle on the Gulf Coast or the Atlantic shoreline.


  • The Best Golf Communities in Florida

    by Deana Becker on September 2nd, 2021

    Despite the wider range of activities available to active adults, golf is a major past time for many Florida retirees. The spectacular golf courses in sunny Florida will always attract retirees who can't wait to hit the fairways. Here are just a handful of Florida's impressive golf communities for active adults.


  • The Best Golf Communities in Florida

    by Deana Becker on September 2nd, 2021

    Despite the wider range of activities available to active adults, golf is a major past time for many Florida retirees. The spectacular golf courses in sunny Florida will always attract retirees who can't wait to hit the fairways. Here are just a handful of Florida's impressive golf communities for active adults.


  • What Active Adults Can Get for $350k on Long Island

    by Deana Becker on August 23rd, 2021

    Nowadays, Nassau and Suffolk County are among the most expensive regions to live in this country, but you don't have to spend your entire life savings to purchase a tasteful home here. Here are four Long Island communities with homes for sale under $350k.