Active Adult Communities

6 Reasons to Consider Living in an Active Adult Community

June 24, 2014 • Fenny Peiffer


There are many ways to enjoy retirement. One of these is by living in a 55+ community. If you think these communities are too “old” for you, here are 6 reasons that will convince you living in an active adult community is just the best thing.

1. Single-Level Living – Most homes in retirement communities feature single-level living. This is because builders of such communities understand that active adults cannot be bothered with stairs. So, you can rest assured you don’t have to trudge up and down stairs carrying heavy loads of laundry etc. as everything is on one level, which makes life easier for you. For example, Trilogy at Tehaleh by Shea Homes is a new community featuring single-level living.

2. Peace and Tranquility – Sharing a home or neighborhood with young adults can be noisy and frustrating. If you moved into active lifestyle communities, there will be no more loud music blaring from car stereos, loitering teenagers etc. In these 55+ communities, you are assured of nothing but peace and tranquility.

3. Maintenance-Free Living – After a certain age, you really cannot be bothered with shoveling snow and mowing lawns. All this work can be forgotten if you live in an active adult community. Communities, such as, Village of Cecil Woods and Front Beach Retirement in Mexico are two maintenance-free active adult communities.

4. Great Security – The closeness you share with neighbors ensures you of safety as they will always look out for you as you will do for them. Plus, most of these communities feature 24-hour security. Windsor Gardens in Denver, Colorado is a community with 24-hour security. There are many more like this.

5. Like Minded People – Retirement communities are ideal because you get to hang out with your peers. Your social life will pick up at once as you will be surrounded by like-minded people who have many things in common with you.

6. Loads of Events and Activities – One thing you can be sure of, when living in a 55+ community, you will never have a dull moment. You will a variety of amenities and activities to choose from and boredom is unheard of in these communities.

When you think of all these things, it is no wonder active adult communities are so popular. They are built with you in mind, and you can enjoy your golden years to the fullest.

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