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Seattle, Washington reminds me of rainy days, cozy coffee shops, and lively city life. A member of AARP’s age friendly community initiative, and a Pacific Northwest haven for 55+ active adults, the city offers all things metropolitan while being surrounded by lush green, hence its namesake the Emerald City. Senior living in this corner of the world offers walkable downtown areas, with convenient public transit, and state of the art healthcare facilities. As the baby boomer demographic continues to dominate our population, creating a city to age in place is a top priority for Seattle’s city planners.
Seattle’s notoriety lies beneath its gray skies, but there is something about the bright lights, and city vibe that draws boomers, and retirees to this amenity rich destination. The fact that Seattle is the birthplace of Starbucks, you can see Mt. Rainier from downtown, and the stunning San Juan Islands are just a ferry ride away, are reasons enough to consider relocating. Located along Puget Sound, towering skyscrapers, and evergreen mountain trails, offer a diverse landscape for nature lovers, and urbanites alike. Kiplinger listed Seattle as one of the nation’s healthiest cities, and active adults regardless of fitness level have access to outdoor recreation, gym facilities, and a chance to get fresh at one of the local farmers markets.
Shea Homes at Jubilee is a senior living community located in Lacey, Washington. The community is approximately an hour away from Seattle, yet provides its residents plenty of opportunity for shopping, dining and recreation. A move to Lacey, Washington is definitely a good idea, if you are considering resort-style living at Jubilee.
55+ seniors retiring in Washington can consider one of the best active retirement communities in the area, Trilogy at Redmond Ridge. This retirement community is located just minutes outside Seattle between the Cascade Mountain Range and Puget Sound. This is a resort-style community where you get the choice of enjoying the beauty of a tranquil setting and the conveniences of modern amenities. Let’s take a closer look at this excellent 55+ retirement community….