Category: Health, Fitness & Sports

    Nathan Carlisle Homes is partnering with bike manufacturer Villy Custom to provide the homebuyers in their Lakes at Legacy and Arrowbrooke communities with signature custom cruisers for free. (Photo: Nathan Carlisle Homes) Nathan Carlisle Homes recently announced two new 55+ communities just north of Dallas, Lakes at Legacy in Prosper and...
    The Championships, Wimbledon is just a few a weeks away. Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam tournament to feature grass courts. Every year during The Championships many wonder what it's like to play tennis on grass. While options in the US are limited, there are some.
    Those with arthritis know the pain and discomfort can be difficult to manage day-to-day. While there are many remedies to manage the pain, one you may not consider is climate. 55Places has taken a look at the best regions to live if you have arthritis, and many of them are home to 55+ communities!

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    Many 55+ and active lifestyle communities are known for their golf course settings. Many builders have been able to hire the world's best course designers for their communities. Here's where to live if you've always wanted an Arnold Palmer or Jack Nicklaus course nearby.

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    Living in a 55-plus community means opening new doors. It means finding the home you want to retire in, being part of a community, and enjoying life without the hassle of home maintenance. While living in a 55-plus community might require less lawn mowing and leaf raking, it doesn’t have to mean a lack of physical activity. A prime factor in the growth of age-restricted communities over the last few decades is – unsurprisingly - to stay active in retirement. Communities across the country are focusing on providing modern amenities and classes emphasizing the best ways to use them. It’s likely once you move into an active adult community, you’ll be overwhelmed at all the ways you can spend your leisure time.
    Retirees who want to remain active throughout their Golden Years have endless options to choose from thanks to the exciting amenities and recreational facilities provided by many active adult communities across the country. One of the more popular activities is tennis, which is a great non-contact sport that helps active adults build their strength and stamina while helping their mental clarity and agility. Many 55-plus communities provide full-service tennis facilities like pro shops, on-site instructors, private lessons, clubs, leagues, tournaments, and multiple tennis courts.
    Residents of Robson Ranch Texas in Denton will soon have a new fitness center. Robson Resort Communities has begun building a new multi-million dollar fitness facility called Pinnacle Fitness Center. The 9,500 square-foot fitness center will be completed by the first quarter of 2018.
    Pickleball fans rejoice! The Sun City Grand Pickleball Club has ten new pickleball courts at the Cimarron Center. The official ribbon cutting ceremony marking the opening of the new courts was held on March 4th.
    With March Madness approaching, not only are Boomers setting up their winning bracket but they might also be planning to move back to their beloved college town. Retirees who are college basketball fans may want to live in or near a city that is home to their favorite college team, and luckily, many of these college towns are also great retirement destinations. These cities typically unite the community over the love of a college sport as well as offer small town vibes, an intellectual culture, and a vibrant social environment. Some cities even have a reasonable tax-climate, affordable housing, and easy access to great medical care. So if you’re looking to root for your own alma mater during college basketball season then check out these top cities to retire with great college basketball teams.

    by Elliot Crumpley on December 17th, 2016No Comments

    As the seasons change and many places become too cold and/or too dangerous to get outside and exercise, you are probably looking for some creative ways to stay fit. Staying fit during the winter doesn't have to be hard, you just have to find some unique ways to stay active that don't necessarily involve being outside.


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