Focus on Indiana

Living in Indiana is a wise choice for seniors looking for retirement properties that are especially master-planned for over 55 retirees. This is a beautiful place, with plenty of things to see and do and with best of all, 55+ seniors are eligible for a tax deduction on the property and household income. In addition, you are not taxed on social security either. So, are you interested in considering Indiana to purchase your retirement properties? If so, you should know a bit about the state and various retirement villages and communities in this state. Here are some insights into what senior independent living in Indiana has to offer.

About Indiana

Indiana has a rich history. The name “Indiana” stands for “land of the Indians” and was aptly named due to a large number of Native Americans residing there. Indiana is the 38th largest and 16th most populated State. The capital of Indiana is Indianapolis. This State is one of the States that make up the Great Lakes region. It is bordered by Michigan from the north, Ohio on the east, Illinois on the west and the Ohio River separates this state from Kentucky on the south.

The climate of Indiana is pleasant with a humid continental climate. However, winters are cold and summers are warm and wet. Indiana is also prone to tornados and was ranked 8th as the most tornado-prone State. Indiana boasts of many rivers and lakes and fertile farmland. The southern part of the State constitutes mostly of forests, small farms and rural towns. Agriculture takes the main seat in Indiana because of its location in the Corn Belt in the northern region, and because of this Indiana is ranked 5th for growing corn. The State also produces soybeans, popcorn, cattle, calves, milk, and eggs. Indiana also manufactures electrical machines, transportation equipment, and food and chemical products, etc. These are the main sources of income for the state.

Activities and Leisure in Indiana

Indiana is a hive of activity, and for those looking for an active retirement, there are plenty to explore in this State. There are museums, zoos, state parks, shopping and many more things you can enjoy here. You can visit the Benjamin Harrison Memorial Home in Indianapolis or see the log cabin that Abraham Lincoln lived in during his childhood at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. Interested in car racing? Don’t miss out being an excited spectator at the Indianapolis 500, a 500-mile auto race, held every Memorial Day weekend. Take a look at Indian art and woodland culture at the Eiteljorg Museum, and then enjoy the experience of seeing 3,800 animals of 320 different species at the Indianapolis Zoo. Check out the Buddhist Monasteries or some of the wildest sand dunes in the country or hire a boat and go fishing in one of many lakes and streams in Indiana. If you stay here, you can be awed by one of the prettiest places on earth, the Martin State Forest. It is considered beautiful and breath-taking at any time of the year. Plenty of 55 plus communities present beautiful and lush greenery for those looking to live closer to nature.

So many attractions and activities are all for the taking when you retire to Indiana. If you are interested, there are over 132 active adult communities in Indiana to consider retiring to.

More information on active adult communities in Indiana or any other state can be gained by visiting our website ActiveAdultLiving.com®, a comprehensive website that provides easy access to the community of your dreams.

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