Contributing Writer

Zach Phelps

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Zach Phelps worked as a Neighborhoods Manager and Video Editor with and and also contributed various articles on the active adult lifestyle and 55+ trends. His work in Publishing Ops gave him insight into active adult community creation, amenities, and activities. Zach is also a multi-medium artist and Broadcast Engineer graduate from the University of Iowa.


7 Articles by Zach Phelps

  • North Carolina vs. South Carolina

    by Zach Phelps on September 15th, 2021

    The Carolinas are a power couple when it comes to maintaining an active lifestyle in an amazing climate, but they're separated by more than just a border. A side-by-side comparison of the two can quickly show which is better for you when it comes to your interests and needs.

  • New Community Alert: D.R. Horton's Freedom Home Line

    by Zach Phelps on February 25th, 2017

    Oakleaf Plantation will be the eleventh active adult community with affordable pricing. Check out to see the details on this new 55+ community in Jacksonville, FL.

  • Five Civil Rights Leaders 55 or Better

    by Zach Phelps on February 2nd, 2017

    America is the great modern equalizer of cultural integration, a melting pot that is forever changing. But change isn't without its growing pains. Conflict and subjugation has spurned countless individuals who have persevered and pushed forth, who have fought for inalienable rights and social equality. While our times are currently seeing a new wave of social and political change and discontent, it's people born in the 60s or before that have seen the real scope of change. They have lived it. While history continues to repeat itself, these are some of the advocates for Civil Rights that have seen a fuller scope of true social evolution.

  • Northeast Showdown: Massachusetts vs. Connecticut

    by Zach Phelps on January 25th, 2017

    Massachusetts and Connecticut are two great states that have a lot to offer its residents, but which is better? Look at some of the unique cultural assets and attractions in these two great states.

  • The Surprises and Allure of the Lone Star State

    by Zach Phelps on January 10th, 2017

    With Texas being the second largest state, you can bet there are major differences between its coastal and central regions. Check out to read what those differences are.