Contributing Writer

Monica Dubé

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Monica Dubé wrote about the West Coast for 55places.com, covering active adult communities and trends in Northern California, Southern California, and Arizona. Based in San Diego, Monica is a freelance writer with experience in copywriting, blogging, and journalism.


121 Articles by this Author

  • The Best Lowest-Priced Communities in Green Valley, Arizona

    by Monica Dubé on January 13th, 2021

    Green Valley offers a unique lifestyle for active adults. This town situated near Arizona's Santa Rita Mountains consists almost entirely of age-restricted communities. In addition to providing an amenity-rich lifestyle, many communities in Green Valley are very affordable.

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  • Where to Live and What to Do in Roseville, California

    by Monica Dubé on December 21st, 2020

    Roseville, California offers all the charm of a small town with the attractions of a bigger city. The city's quickly developing downtown center and its access to outdoor recreation add to its appeal for today's active adults. Roseville's central location also makes it easy to enjoy all that Northern California has to offer.


  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Retire to Northern Arizona

    by Monica Dubé on December 16th, 2020

    Northern Arizona also offers an excellent quality of life for active adults. With mountain landscapes, charming towns, and great outdoor recreation, Northern Arizona is favored by those seeking a relaxed lifestyle away from big-city congestion. Discover why more and more active adults are choosing to retire in Northern Arizona.

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  • The Best Places to Retire in California

    by Monica Dubé on November 24th, 2020

    With pleasant weather all year and miles of beautiful coastline, California is a paradise for active adults. The Golden State offers everything from small desert communities to thriving urban cities to coastal villages, making it an attractive option for those seeking diversity.

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  • The Best Small Active Adult Communities in Arizona

    by Monica Dubé on November 17th, 2020

    Arizona is home to hundreds of 55+ communities. Many of those are large, established communities with thousands of residents. Fortunately, just as many are not. If you're looking for a quaint, tight-knit community without compromising on amenities, this list is for you.

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