Category Archives: South Carolina

The Benefits of Fishing

Are You Hooked on Casting That Rod?

The world these days is a busy place.  We are constantly running here and there, trying to get an extra hour into the already full-up 24.  This lifestyle makes us forget the importance of sitting back and relaxing; relaxing with a book, relaxing with a hot cup of coffee or tea, or relaxing with a fishing rod in the middle of a lake.  Many adults over the age of 50 are almost addicted to fishing.  What is so special about sitting in the middle of a lake and hoping the fish will bite?

Charleston, south Carolina, USA skyline

Focus on South Carolina

So, you are thinking of retiring to someplace new? You may discuss these ideas with your family and friends. Out of the blue, someone may suggest that you retire to South Carolina. You may wonder what is so special about this state. Why not some other state? Well… there is a multitude of reasons why South Carolina is special. Here are five to get you thinking.

Waterfront Communities are Ideal for the Health of Active Adults

Are you searching for active adult communities that are near the waterfront?  If so, there are a number of waterfront senior communities that will suit your requirements and exceed expectations.  Living near the water, whether it is a man-made lake or the ocean can be extremely beneficial to your health.  It is a peaceful and healthy way to live.  Living in a home facing the water offers you peace of mind and relaxation.  The sound of waves or water lapping against rocks is a great way of calming and relaxing the mind.  Taking the time to listen to this sound will revitalize your mind and your body.  The air around water is full of healthy ions that increase your ability to absorb more oxygen.  Because of this you are more alert, energized and relaxed.  If you had trouble sleeping at night, a home on the waterfront is a great idea.  This environment eases your stressors and lets you get a good night’s sleep.  Living on the waterfront also provides you the ability to watch the myriad of migratory birds that fly in and out of these areas.  Such localities are rich with flora and fauna, making it a great way to connect with nature.  All these benefits can make waterfront communities an ideal choice for senior living.

Pickleball and How it Took Over Retirement Living

Many active adult communities are geared towards providing 55+ and over seniors the ability to enjoy their retirement life with various activities. These communities provide seniors various outdoor amenities that include tennis, swimming, bocce ball, golf and pickleball. If you are new to the retirement world, you would be wondering about “pickleball”. What exactly is this game? Well, stick around and we will tell you.

Using Your Pension Funds Wisely

As you approach retirement, your thoughts will automatically shift from saving your pension to how you will utilize it.  Retirement funds need to be utilized wisely as, unless you have a part-time job, this will be your main source of income for a long time.  This requires you to pay special attention to drawing up a spending plan.  This plan depends on your lifestyle.  How do we wish to live?  Lavishly or frugally?  The best way to utilize your pension is to live within your means without too much overspending and considering proper options.  This does not mean you should compromise on various aspects of good living.  Below are a few methods that can be considered in using your pension funds wisely, so that it lasts a long time.

Maintenance-free living

Help for Seniors to Deal with Winter Aches and Pains

Extra soreness and pain is almost guaranteed in senior lives during the cold winter months. If you have arthritis, welcome to the world of pain. Apart from arthritis pain, you may be plagued with colds, flus, and all other ailments that occur in winter. Although winter is a time of joy, your aches and pains can significantly hamper your joy towards the season. So, are you ready to give in and feel sick or would you wish to battle it out and come out winning?

Coming Soon! Del Webb Myrtle Beach

Living the dream on the coast will soon be a reality for active adults seeking the ultimate oceanfront destination. The highly anticipated opening of Del Webb Myrtle Beach is projected for February 2018 and will be adding, even more, grandeur to the breathtaking 2,200-acre master planned community of Grand Dunes in South Carolina. Sea breezes and affordable living make Myrtle Beach a hot spot for boomers and retirees who want the waterfront lifestyle without the hefty price tag. As an industry leader in the active adult community market, Del Webb has continued to impress 55+ homebuyers with innovative home designs, and technologies, as well as the gracious amenities buyers, have come to expect.

With a projected 524 homes upon completion, this luxurious coastal community will feature six single-family home designs ranging in size from 1,656-2,565 square feet that will bring the outdoors in thanks to oversized windows, and open concept floor plans. 2-4 bedrooms and 2-4 baths provide ample space for guests, and the opportunity to transform spare rooms into home offices, or workout studios. Buyers have a chance to make it their own with options for lofts, attic spaces, and private suites. The proof is in the details from kitchen islands with breakfast bars, extra wide sliding doors, and hardwood floors along with gorgeous fireplaces, and tray ceilings.

Sun City Carolina Lakes by Del Webb

Sun City Carolina Lakes is currently the #1 Selling Del Webb/Sun City in America! It is a bustling community that is built around 10 small lakes in Lancaster County, South Carolina and is located nine miles from Charlotte, North Carolina. The Catawba River is close by where water enthusiasts enjoy kayaking and canoeing downstream. Baby Boomers moving to Sun City Carolina Lakes are looking for a “Lifestyle” and they are not disappointed! Since 2006, when the first homes were built, the amenities have increased dramatically, favoring the interest of the residents. When touring the community, you will find the 40,000 SF Lake House full of residents enjoying the indoor/outdoor pools, great fitness facilities, pottery, arts and crafts, billiards, computer room, cards and involved with over 100 clubs that have been organized. Outside, you will find Pickle Ball, Bocce Ball, clay tennis courts and a pavilion where people gather with a view of a lake. In other areas, there is a grandchildren’s small playground, softball field, woodworking and stained glass shop and fenced garden spots.

Many types of homes are available such as villa townhomes, which are connected by 2 car garages, single-family ranch homes, ranch homes with a loft or a walk out basement and Carriage Homes. There is a great assortment of new/inventory homes as well as the resale homes.

Adjoining the community is a shopping center with a supermarket, bank, fast food restaurant, library, hair salon and other shops which can be accessed by using a golf cart.