For many active adults, this milestone can actually open up a whole new world of career options. This new found time can be used to develop a rewarding new career, where you can be your own boss.
Florida's Treasure Coast sits on the Atlantic Ocean, between Cocoa Beach and Miami, and it has been attracting residents and visitors for decades. The region's miles of gorgeous beaches and acres of parks make it easy to stay active. With Florida's record amounts of sunshine and warm winters, it's easy to swim, play golf, go for long walks, and peddle along the bike paths all year round.
Pickleball, the sport with the peculiar name, has been the game of choice for many active adults since 1965. Combining elements of tennis, ping pong, and badminton, pickleball provides exercise that's easier on the joints than tennis and a camaraderie on the court that makes the sport downright addictive. Texas is home to several 55+ communities that are big on pickleball. Here's a look at a few of them.
Interest in Latitude Margaritaville in Daytona Beach has remained sky-high since it was announced in early 2017. After selling over 400 homes so far, the Jimmy Buffett-themed community is getting ready to release more homesites for potential buyers. That's good news for Parrothead active adults looking to enjoy the Margaritaville lifestyle in retirement.
Starting on September 23rd and lasting until the 29th, organizations all throughout both North America and Australia will be taking part in the 16th annual Active Aging Week. Started in 2003 by the International Council on Active Aging), Active Aging Week is a weeklong festivity that celebrates both aging and active living.
As more and more active adults choose the milder climates of the East Coast as a retirement destination, Charlotte is becoming a popular travel spot for those 55+. If you recently begun calling the eastern seaboard your home, Charlotte should be on your list of cities to visit soon. We've compiled a list of some of the best things for active adults to do and experience when they're in the Queen City.
Victory at Verrado is a 55+ community in Buckeye, AZ that caters to the needs of modern active adults. Nestled against the foothills of the White Tank Mountains, this vibrant community offers a resort-like experience while showcasing the beauty of the surrounding mountain and desert terrain. Victory at Verrado is only 35 miles from Phoenix, making trips to the city a breeze.
Ocean County in New Jersey has been a popular retirement destination for active adults who enjoy a four-season climate and exciting recreational activities. There are plenty of good communities to choose from here but Leisure Knoll in Manchester is one that certainly stands out.
Active adults who choose Latitude Margaritaville will be glad to know that there's much more to the community than just what's inside. Daytona Beach has a lot to offer. There is sunshine and NASCAR of course, and these 5 things to do in Daytona Beach that you might have missed on a previous visit.
When the mind is not kept busy, it is easy to succumb to loneliness or depression. The best way to combat this is put yourself out there - and volunteering can help you rediscover your life! Volunteering after retirement can be very rewarding and there are many ways to give back to the community if you live in New Jersey.