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Community Spotlight: Lago Vista in Lockport, IL

by Brad Mitchell on February 22nd, 2021

Located in Lockport, Ilinois, Lago Vista is known for its clubhouse, its expansive list of clubs and groups, and its variety of home options. Residents can stay active all year long with indoor and outdoor fitness facilities as well as a popular selection of golf courses nearby.

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Mosaic at West Creek's First Section of Homes Sold Out

by Maddy Crozier on February 22nd, 2021

The first section of homes in Mosaic at West Creek, a new 55+ community in Goochland, Virginia, has officially sold out. Active adult homebuyers in the Richmond area quickly reserved the 49 attached townhomes available in the first section of the age-restricted community.

What Active Adults Can Get for $350k in Illinois

by Maddy Crozier on February 19th, 2021

Northern Illinois offers dozens of active adult communities with affordable homes for sale. With a few exceptions, many of the 55+ communities provide single-family homes in the $350,000 range. This budget can stretch a long way in the suburbs, providing spacious homes with access to desirable amenities and lifestyle activities.

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11 Easy Yet Rewarding Part-Time Jobs for Retirees

by Audrey Sellers on February 19th, 2021

Retirement looks much different than it did in the past. If you've been thinking about picking up a part-time job, here are some benefits of working during retirement along with tips on finding part-time employment. Keep reading to learn more about employment for seniors who want to work part-time.

The Best Road Trips From Fairfield Glade

by Maddy Crozier on February 19th, 2021

The resort-style amenities and lifestyle activities reveal that residents of Fairfield Glen have plenty of things to do close to home. But when active adults want to explore the area, they can easily hit the road and access the surrounding southeastern states with day trips, overnight stays, and extended vacations.

The Best Pennsylvania Communities for Shopping in Delaware

by Ellen Kershner on February 18th, 2021

There are only five states in this country that don't have a sales tax: Alaska, New Hampshire, Montana, Oregon, and Delaware. Active adults who choose to live in Pennsylvania near the Delaware border can pop over and save the sales tax on their purchases.

Taylor Morrison Breaks Ground on Esplanade at Turkey Creek

by Audrey Sellers on February 18th, 2021

If you're thinking about retiring in California and you specifically want a new home in the Bay Area, take a look at Esplanade at Turkey Creek. Read on for an overview of this brand-new community that's just a 30-minute drive from downtown Sacramento.

The Best Lowest-Priced Communities in Tampa

by Cari Oleskewicz on February 17th, 2021

Tampa is one of the most affordable large cities in the U.S. to live in, and its surrounding communities enjoy a cost of living that's even lower. Rampant sunshine and miles of Gulf coastline make this area one of the most desirable relocation destinations for active adults from all around the country.

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Trilogy at Encanterra Adds Resort Collection

by Mike Gerrard on February 17th, 2021

Trilogy at Encanterra, the gated community for 55+ active adults in Queen Creek, Arizona, launched its new Resort Collection the weekend of February 13 and 14. With six models in total, ranging from 1318 to 2151 square feet, the Evia and Valletta models are the first two and are available for viewing starting February 13.

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Texas 55+ Communities With RV Storage

by Audrey Sellers on February 16th, 2021

For many active adults, there's nothing better than cruising around the country in an RV. Texans who dream of traversing the Lone Star State (and beyond) in their RV have many options when it comes to 55+ communities with RV storage. Here's a roundup of four active adult communities in Texas that provide onsite storage for RVs.

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