Reflecting what retirees say they want, there’s a slightly bigger bias toward warmer climates in states like Florida, New Mexico and Arizona. Only about a half-dozen Best Places are located in what could be called chilly parts of the country
Beware of the beach! Watch out for historic neighborhoods, vineyards, sweeping verandas -- especially if you're about to retire. These places will steal your heart and get you thinking about a permanent move before you've considered all the angles.
Retiring overseas has been growing in popularity over the recent decades. A lower cost of living and health care systems that work are two of the big draws. Americans Who Seek Out Retirement Homes Overseas
Golf courses and ocean views are no longer the only things that draw people to retirement communities. Niche retirement communities now cater to groups of senior citizens who share interests and cultures, ranging from Harley-Davidson enthusiasts to those who desire to go back to college.
It’s hard to compete with a well-kept Spanish-colonial city for charm, romance, and splendor. The plazas, cobblestone streets, courtyard homes, and flowered balconies take you back to Spain's grand colonial era in a way that is hard to match and that can make for a very appealing retirement lifestyle.
Wednesday marked the official start to spring — a chilly, snowy and, in some parts of Canada, downright miserable start to the season. And it looks like there’s more to come.
“As much as people want me to say we’ll have warm weather by the middle of next week, that doesn’t seem to be what the models are indicating,” Environment Canada meteorologist Geoff Coulson said Wednesday.