Explore the Best 55+ Communities for Education and Health

A 55+ student using a tablet in an adult education class.
Many active adult communities promote health and wellness.

Health and active adult living go hand-in-hand. Fitness centers, aerobics studios, and walking trails are very common in 55+ communities, but some of them also offer health classes and seminars. If you want to complement staying fit with a healthy education, check out these 55+ communities.

SaddleBrooke – Tucson, AZ

Mid $300s – Low $1Ms

Interior view of the library at SaddleBrooke in Tucson, Arizona.

On top of the fitness-related amenities, SaddleBrooke also holds regular health and wellness seminars. One of the options includes Health Night Out, where residents can attend a lecture by a local health expert. Senior Seminars are another popular option as well as sponsored events just for the community’s senior population.

The Villages – The Villages, FL

High $100s – High $1Ms

The entrance to The Villages in The Villages, Florida.

Considering that this massive retirement community has every amenity and group under the sun, it should come as no surprise that it also offers several health-related events and educational opportunities. The Learning Center is where healthcare professionals hold health and wellness classes for residents to learn about topics like fall prevention, nutrition, and cholesterol.

In addition to several seminars and lectures, The Villages also provides six care centers to cater to a patient’s every medical need.

Huntington Landmark – Huntington Beach, CA

Mid $500s – Low $900s

Interior view of the library at Huntington Landmark in Huntington Beach, California.

Located in health-centric Southern California, Huntington Landmark fits right in with a fitness center and walking trails. A continuing education center gives residents the opportunity to learn about topics ranging from Medicare to nutrition, helping residents stay knowledgeable about their wellbeing.

Hershey’s Mill – West Chester, PA

Mid $200s – High $900s

Interior view of a meeting hall at Hershey's Mill in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

This 55+ community’s tennis courts and walking trails for active residents to enjoy. Also, Hershey’s Mill provides free health and hearing screenings. Winfield Hall, the community’s clubhouse, regularly hosts the Chester County Hospital Home Connection Resource Center, which holds health education programs for residents of the community.

On Top of the World – Ocala, FL

High $100s – Mid $600s

Interior view of the library at On Top of the World in Ocala, Florida.

On Top of the World is a large 55+ community in Florida, offering residents several fitness centers, pools, and sports courts. It also has Master the Possibilities, a lifelong learning center. Staffed by professional educators, Master the Possibilities has a wide range of health-related educational series on topics like pharmacology, nutrition and diet, meditation, weight loss, and heart health.


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