What are the benefits of retiring and living in an active adult community?
Staying Close To Family & Friends
Many active adult communities are located on the outskirts or within easy reach of all large metro areas. So, Boomers are able to find a suitable community without having to leave current friends, children, and grandchildren in the dust!
Everything Is Right There
After touring Villages of Deaton Creek in North Georgia, a Del Webb 55+ community, we found a 37,000-square-foot clubhouse that looks like the Ritz Carlton! Everything is right there – indoor and outdoor pools, huge beautiful weight/exercise rooms, card rooms, game table, billiards, demo kitchen for classes, crafts room, many places to lounge, many social activities, and so much more!
Change of Pace & Lifestyle
An active adult community will allow you new experiences, new scenery, and new activities while living where all of your fellow neighbors are practically in the same stage of life as you! Neighbors have similar backgrounds and share the same interests that you do too.
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Plenty of Activities In an Active Adult Community
Activities for the specific interests of active adults! They are called active adult communities for a reason. The clubhouse, or as some call it the Amenities Center, is the hub of organized and unorganized social activities.
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A tremendous number of lifestyle amenities are available including indoor/outdoor pools, exercise programs, health and wellness programs, tennis courts, golf, and walking trails with many acres set aside to be natural. And that’s just outside! Indoors, there is a full selection of recreation, including crafts rooms and classes, arts, hobby shops, kitchen demo and cooking classes, theatre groups, musical programs, and professional entertainment groups (which regularly tour communities).
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Lots of activities make plenty of opportunities to meet new friends of similar ages and interests. The proximity of the neighborhood makes getting together easier. When you move into an active adult community, there’s an immediate sense of comradery!
Livable Home Designs For Retirees
Flexible design options! These days, houses are just made better! More comfort, easier accessibility, and safer independent living for any age. Homes in an active adult community are built with livable designs for retirees. Also, the building is done with the latest advances in materials and energy-saving technology! Yes, it’s possible to purchase a home without sacrificing quality, square footage, or the other desirable features you currently enjoy!
Livable Community Design For Retirees
There’s easy access to all common areas and activities. Proximity to shopping, churches, and libraries is a plus! There’s also usually a full-service restaurant on the property. Picture it – gourmet dining within walking distance.
An Active Adult Community Can Feel Like a Resort
A scenic location with a neighborhood feel. Many have mountain, desert, river, lake, or waterfront views. How would you like to live in a resort-designed community year-round? Feel like you’re always on vacation? Vistas and scenery can really add something – especially when you can enjoy them every day!
Safety & Security
Many active adult communities have gated entrances and security patrols. These communities are generally safer. Health facilities are usually nearby as well as on-premise medical care.
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