Content Marketing Manager

Brad Mitchell

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Brad Mitchell is the Content Marketing Manager for 55places.com where he is also a blog contributor. Brad has a thorough knowledge of active adult communities coming from three years of research and writing, as well as touring several communities throughout the country. His work has also been featured on Neighborhoods.com and ComingHomeNewcastle.com.

Previously, Brad was an editor at Chicago-based Here.com, a Nokia company. Brad has a degree from Columbia College Chicago ('13) in Creative Nonfiction. He currently lives in Chicago and has a passion for all things journalism, literature, sports, history, and culture.

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162 Articles by Brad Mitchell

  • The Best Places to Retire in Arizona

    by Brad Mitchell on November 11th, 2021

    Many retirees look towards Arizona for their big move. For some, that means Phoenix. While Phoenix is great, Arizona is a diverse state when it comes to cities, geography, climate, and culture. If you're wondering where in Arizona is part for you, read on...


  • The Best-Selling Active Adult Communities in New Jersey

    by Brad Mitchell on October 4th, 2021

    Whether you're a snowbird looking to downsize on your summer home or hoping to spend your retirement around family year-round, there's an active adult community for you in the Garden State. Here are some of the best-selling communities in New Jersey.


  • Community Spotlight: Lago Vista in Lockport, IL

    by Brad Mitchell on February 22nd, 2021

    Located in Lockport, Ilinois, Lago Vista is known for its clubhouse, its expansive list of clubs and groups, and its variety of home options. Residents can stay active all year long with indoor and outdoor fitness facilities as well as a popular selection of golf courses nearby.


  • The 20 Most Affordable Places to Retire in 2021

    by Brad Mitchell on February 1st, 2021

    What are the most important factors you consider when choosing a place to retire? You're probably thinking about climate, home prices, taxes, health care, transportation, and entertainment options, just to name a few, but it might be hard to put all those factors together and find your perfect place. That's where we come in.


  • Philadelphia Area 55+ Communities With Attached Homes

    by Brad Mitchell on January 21st, 2021

    While it might be tough to give up your single-family home, the amount of money saved purchasing an attached home will make that easier to handle. If you're hoping to be near the excitement and entertainment of Philadelphia, here are some 55+ communities with attached homes that should be on your radar.