Pennsylvania 55 and Over Community Named One of Best In US For A Second Time By Where To Retire Magazine

Authoritative List of “50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States” Spotlights the Active Lifestyle at Traditions of America at Silver Spring

Harrisburg, PA – June 17, 2013 – Where is the best place to retire? That list once again includes Harrisburg and Traditions of America at Silver Spring ( ). The leading 55 and over community in Greater Harrisburg has been recognized for a second time as one of the “50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States” by the nation’s leading authority on active lifestyle developments,Where to Retire Magazine.

The publication spotlighted the 55 and over resort lifestyle enjoyed by homeowners. “Residents at this community near Harrisburg benefit from a lifestyle director who works closely with them to help arrange parties, classes, trips and other services,” the editors wrote. Traditions homeowner Hope Shaffer was quoted as saying she and her husband “wake up every morning feeling that we’re on vacation.”

“It’s very exciting to be twice named one of the nation’s best master-planned communities for active adults,” said Nathan Jameson, Director of Operations. “The entire team at Traditions of America at Silver Spring works hard to exceed the expectations of our homeowners, whether they are already retired or planning for their next phase.”

The community was previously honored as one of the nation’s best in 2011. 55 and over homebuyers in the Greater Harrisburg-area are welcome to visit the Silver Spring Welcome Center at any time. The information center, located at 15 Presidents Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA, is open daily this summer, 10am – 6pm. Visit to see photos illustrating the 55 and over resort lifestyle or for information on the community’s award-winning single family and garden home floor plans.

Traditions of America is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania, focused on developing award winning Lifestyle Communities and building the finest maintenance free homes for 55 plus active adults. Nationally recognized as a leader in this growing industry, the firm has built retirement communities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware for more than 20 years. Find out more at


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