retirement location

Encouraging and Supporting the Creation of Age-Friendly Cities

I am fortunate to once again be traveling, visiting continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, also called life plan communities) across the country. In my travels, I have the opportunity to check out all sorts of cities and towns, and I enjoy getting a feel for new places — meeting the locals, seeing the sites, trying [...]

By |2021-10-04T16:29:38-04:00October 5th, 2021|

Is a Second Home Part of Your Retirement Plan?

Vacation season is upon us with many people chomping at the bit for a change of scenery after a year in lockdown. If you are approaching retirement age, vacation season might also be a time when you consider if it would be desirable to purchase a second home — either to split your time or [...]

By |2021-05-18T09:55:41-04:00May 17th, 2021|

5 Important Factors for Choosing a Retirement Location

You’ve heard the adage that when it comes to buying real estate, the three most important factors are location, location, and location. This is largely true if you are purchasing a home or other property, but it is also applicable when thinking about your retirement location. Where do you envision you will live as you [...]

By |2021-04-12T14:12:23-04:00January 20th, 2020|

A Closer Look: Examining the CCRC Market in the U.S.

When considering a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), it is useful for prospective residents to gain an understanding of the CCRC market in general. At myLifeSite, we get a lot of great questions around this topic: Who are the largest CCRC players? What’s the split between for-profit and non-profit CCRCs? What geographic region has the [...]

By |2021-04-15T13:42:21-04:00September 24th, 2018|

After the Storm: Rethinking a Florida Retirement?

Florida and Texas have been in the news and in our thoughts over the past few weeks as they have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The flooding and destruction these powerful storms left in their wakes was truly devastating to see. While both of these states have become major retirement destinations because of [...]

By |2017-10-31T16:29:50-04:00September 18th, 2017|
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