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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Retiring in style is an integral part of the American dream, but it may be one that’s fast disappearing over the horizon.


Planning ahead is the key to making your dream a reality. One option that could keep the dream alive is retiring in a community that caters to your every whim. Some retirement communities are not just a place to grow old but rather a community that feels more like a top-end resort, complete with all the facilities of a fancy hotel. Your experience could be closer to an extended vacation rather than a retirement home.

Some communities offer rentals, and some have properties for purchase. No matter which way you go, you will find the perfect fit for you. In Georgia, you can live right on a lake and go fishing every day if you want to. Del Webb is a close-knit community boasting glorious views of the water and a high-end resort feel.

There are similar retirement commutes in almost every state. Some communities have home cinema rooms, arts-and-crafts spaces, and all sorts of luxuries. The homes are designed to be perfect for grandkids to visit, as well as being wonderfully sleek and chic, catering to individuals with taste.

You’re able to buy a home or rent one, giving you the freedom to explore a few different options over a couple of years if you choose.

Living in a retirement community like these could also be a boost to your health. Fun in the sun with friendly people can have a positive effect on your well-being and health as you age. It can help your memory retention, as well as giving you more reasons to get up in the morning.

Staying active also decreases the risk of disability in your retirement years, and even if you start exercising in your 70’s, it can be very beneficial. Choosing a community that has active members who will keep you doing things that you enjoy rather than sitting around all day waiting for the bingo to start, could the best way to ensure you live a healthy happy life and enjoy your family for more years.

There are retirement communities popping up for everyone. People are living longer than ever before and are more active across the board. All sorts of cool and interesting activities are offered including yoga, wine tasting, and more. Find the one that suits you, and enjoy your life as much as you can.

Talk to your financial advisor about planning your retirement future.




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