Associate Editor

Jessica Powers

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Jessica Powers is a Associate Editor for 55places.com where she creates community pages and is a blog contributor. Jessica has also edited, built newsletters, and provided outreach for 55places.com

Along with creating content for the site, her writing has appeared in Hair Trigger, Ransack Press, and Hair Trigger 2.0. She was an acquisition editor for Hair Trigger, the literary magazine for Columbia College Chicago where she is currently working toward earning an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing with a minor in Education. She is also currently a copyeditor and fiction editor for the college's online magazine, Hair Trigger 2.0.

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31 Articles by Jessica Powers

  • The Best Coming Soon Communities of 2021

    by Jessica Powers on March 22nd, 2021

    This year, renowned home builders plan to make progress on highly anticipated age-restricted and active lifestyle communities. Those hoping to find a new construction home in an ideal retirement destination have a lot to look forward to this year. Keep reading to browse the 37 best coming soon communities of 2021.


  • The Latest News on the Best Coming Soon Communities of 2019

    by Jessica Powers on March 15th, 2021

    With many active adults interested in staying up-to-date on the construction of these highly-anticipated communities, we've taken a look at our list of The Best Coming Soon Communities of 2019 and done the research to give homebuyers the latest news on these popular developments.


  • 55+ Communities Near the Best Hospitals in California

    by Jessica Powers on October 14th, 2020

    California is home to more than 400 hospitals, so which ones provide the best level of care and are near 55+ communities? Check out these hospitals and their neighboring communities.


  • Central California 55+ Communities Without Golf Courses

    by Jessica Powers on September 29th, 2020

    Although golf communities are popular among 55+ homebuyers, a view of the putting green or ninth hole isn't everyone's dream home. Retirees that live in communities without golf courses often enjoy lower homeowners' association (HOA) fees as well as less traffic.


  • California 55+ Communities With Easy Access to Napa Valley

    by Jessica Powers on September 2nd, 2020

    Active adults looking to retire in the Northern California region may be considering the famous Napa Valley. With a landscape and climate that varies throughout the year, many active adults flock to this region to experience the scenery and environment, and of course, the wine.