Contributing Writer

Charles Moss

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Charles Moss wrote about the Southeast region for 55places.com, covering active adult communities and trends in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. His writing has also been published in The Atlantic, Washington Post, VICE, MOJO, Thrillist, Slate, Paste Magazine, The Week, The Bitter Southerner, Tablet Magazine, and elsewhere. He is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee


65 Articles by Charles Moss

  • The Best Places to Retire in South Carolina

    by Charles Moss on May 3rd, 2021

    South Carolina is known for having some of the best golf courses in the country, but that's not all it has to offer active adults. The state has a rich history and culture, a wide selection of entertainment and recreation, and miles of beaches and coastal living.


  • 5 Atlanta Museums That Retirees Will Love

    by Charles Moss on January 10th, 2019

    Atlanta is a huge city with a lot to explore. Among its many restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, and sports stadiums, and arenas is a thriving culture bursting at the seams with tons of art, history, and science museums. Whether you live in the Big Peach or are just visiting, these museums are well worth the price of admission.


  • 5 Tennessee Communities with Their Own Restaurants

    by Charles Moss on January 9th, 2019

    Finding a retirment community in a city with a variety of restaurants to choose from is at the top of a lot of retirees list, but what about those nights where you want to eat a little closer to home? These five Tennessee communities are home to their very own top-notch restaurants.


  • The Best 55+ Communities in Tennessee for Staying Active

    by Charles Moss on January 2nd, 2019

    When you're looking for an active adult community, it can be difficult to find one that has a large variety of recreational activities to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you're thinking about moving to Tennessee, there are a few 55+ communities that offer a wide range of amenities to help you stay active:


  • These Georgia 55+ Communities Are Great if You Love Softball

    by Charles Moss on December 27th, 2018

    Softball is a great way to stay active and social. It's a sport that's relatively easy to play and is a great chance to bond with team members. Also, it's just fun. If you're looking to retire in Georgia and want to play some softball, these are the active adult communities for you.