Krysten Jackson

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Krysten Jackson is an Associate Editor and blog contributor at 55places.com. Prior to joining the company, she has worked as an editor for both academic and literary writing. Her work can also be found on Screen Queens, Black & Bookish, and Coffee House Press.

Krysten received her degree in English Creative Writing from Northwestern University. She's currently on a quest to learn every hobby and has recently purchased a candle-making kit.


3 Articles by Krysten Jackson

  • The 10 Best New Communities of 2021

    by Krysten Jackson on September 13th, 2021

    Brand new homes, modern amenities for today's active adult, and a wide selection of lifestyle activities await homebuyers looking to move to a new active adult community. Here are the communities that made this year's list of The 10 Best New Communities.


  • 7 Great 55+ Communities on Florida's Gulf Coast

    by Krysten Jackson on September 7th, 2021

    Florida's Gulf Coast offers many spectacular open-age communities which are particularly appealing for active adult retirees. Here are seven Gulf Coast communities to consider as retirement destinations for active adult living.


  • The Best Lowest-Priced Communities in the Philadelphia Area

    by Krysten Jackson on June 10th, 2021

    There are many big cities to live near in the Northeast, among these, Philadelphia is one of the best choices for active adults. It is smaller and more affordable than New York City, and it's an area with a rich history. Read on to learn some of the best lowest-priced 55+ communities in the Philadelphia area.