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Evergreens at Columbia Town Center

Why is Evergreens at Columbia Town Center an Excellent 55+ Rental Community?

You are Assured of Excellence if you Rent an Award-Winning Community

When it comes to active adult communities, you get a variety of choices of where and how to live. Many of you may prefer to purchase a home in a superb community with a golf course, swimming pool, fitness center, and various other amenities and facilities. But, what about the retirees who do not have a large nest egg to put down on the purchase of a home? If you are one of these people, you can find many communities to rent apartments or homes in. This means you can save your nest egg for a rainy day and not worry about putting down a large payment on a home. If interested in a 55+ rental community, Evergreens at Columbia Town Center in Columbia, Maryland is an excellent rental community.

Reasons to Choose the Sunshine State as Your Retire Nook

Florida is called the Sunshine State and gets lots of it being located in the southeastern part of the United States. Going by its nickname, you can always expect the weather to be sunny and warm. This is a happening state with lots of action and fun for people of all ages. Beaches, theme parks, resorts, and fishing and outdoor activities are all available for those visiting or residing in this great, sunny state. Florida is a state that has many wildlife parks where great varieties of birds, mammals, and reptiles can be found. If you are an active adult who prefers sunny weather all year round with lots of activities, you should really consider a having retirement nook in Florida. ActiveAdultLiving.com, the national directory for active senior living communities will provide you a host of information on nearly 700 such communities in the Sunshine State of Florida.

suburban neighborhood in florida seen from high up

What are 55+ Communities?

We have all heard of people who retire to 55+ communities, about all the fun they have playing tennis and lazing around the pool and how much they enjoy their independent lives of relaxation. But, what exactly are 55+ communities, and how do active adults select the right community?

Getting Ready to Live on a Fixed Income Budget

Thinking of retirement may be giving you a soft glow. The thought of so much freedom to do what you like, when you want to can be bliss. But, wait, all this also comes with a few conditions. For example, you will not be getting whatever salary you would be drawing right now. This means you will be living on your retirement funds. Living on a fixed income can be challenging if you don’t plan well. However, with effort and a few changes, living on a fixed income may not be so difficult.

Halloween Special for Seniors

It’s almost that time of year again… the time of year when we all dress like ghouls or ghosts, drink too much “blood” and walk around like zombies. Yes, it’s time to get your Halloween costumes ready and plan your party. Read on, if you need any ideas on costumes and party ideas and how to make Halloween cupcake.

 

Why do 55+ Seniors Prefer Renting Homes to Buying?

Several things change when you reach retirement age. Out of all the changes that overtake your life, the most significant is your decision of housing. You may decide to relocate to quieter areas which are more scenic, or areas which provide you better chances of living an active life. Either way, you may have to make the decision of renting or buying a home. In my opinion, many seniors prefer renting a home than buying it. This choice has been baffling me for some time, and I decided to ask a few seniors about it. Below is a list of my findings on why 55+ seniors prefer renting their homes to buying.

Independence by Schell Brothers

Planning to retire at the beach? Independence located close to area beaches is your new neighborhood. Built by the Delaware area’s best builder, Schell Brothers, these new homes in Delaware start in the low $300s and are specially designed for discerning buyers who are over 55.

The community amenities include a 24,000 sq ft clubhouse where you can stay active in the state–of-the-art fitness center, join the yoga, Zumba or pilates classes, or swim in the indoor or outdoor pool.

Spend a warm sunny day poolside with your friends, playing a round of tennis, or work on your golf game over at the putting green. Enjoy riding your bike and walking along the neighborhood trails, or sign up for an afternoon gardening class. Independence has an outdoor activity for everyone. Explore what makes the outdoors great! Walking trails, outdoor pool, tennis courts, community garden, neighborhood park, barbecue grill area, horseshoe pits, putting green and sand volleyball!

Best Careers for Over 55 Seniors

Many seniors do not wish to sit back and spend their days doing nothing. They prefer to work, or start new careers, to either supplement their income, keep their brains active or to give back to the community. Whatever reason you wish to continue working, here are a few career opportunities for over 55 seniors to consider.