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The ultimate 55+ lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of is now available at Valencia Sound in sunny Boynton Beach, Florida. Discover the beau...

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Set amidst the picturesque, quintessential landscape of Lancaster County, Traditions of America is excited to introduce Traditions of Ame...

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Bon Ayre is a 55+ active adult, manufactured home land lease community located in Smyrna, Delaware, a town which was recently ranked 31st...

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Welcome to Cresswind Charlotte!  This nature-rich refuge of inviting streetscapes, manicured landscaping and miles of walking trails...

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Named "One of the Nation's Best Residential Communities" by the prestigious Urban Land Institute, as well as "The Best Neighborhood to Li...

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Traditions of America is excited to bring the 55+ Live Better lifestyle to the South Hills of Pittsburgh! Traditions of America at Southp...

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October 16, 2019 — The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for 500,000 temporary workers next year to help it complete the 2020 census. It is the perfect job in many ways for retirees – it is temporary, has flexible hours, gets you out meeting people, and pays reasonably well ($13.50 to $30 an hour). Many workers in past censuses say they really enjoyed the work, and liked meeting people later on in the course of their neighborhood travels.

The flexible hours can include days, evenings, and weekends. Generally, unless there is good public transportation, you to have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license and an internet connection.

About 50,000 of the Census temporaries will be census takers. These employees (enumerators) will follow up with households who don’t respond to online, phone, or mail requests in person. Their job will be to ask residents questions from the census form, such as demographics, number of people who live in the home, etc. The controversial citizenship question will not be asked. There are also jobs relating to recruiting and supervision.

To get one of these jobs you can apply online at 2020Census.gov/jobs. You can also can call the Census’ toll-free number, 855-JOB-2020, for more information.

Let us know. If you end up applying for one of these jobs, and especially if you get one, we would love to hear about your experiences in the Comments section belwo.

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What it's Like to Retire in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo is small city of about 77,000 on the Kalamazoo River. It  is home to Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College, a liberal arts school whose campus abuts WMU's. Kalamazoo is a dynamic place with a very interesting industrial past. The Checkers Motor Company, makers of the fabled Checker cabs, was headquartered here. Now there is an interesting mix of cultural venues and festivals, in addition to frequent festivals.  Photo of downtown courtesy of Wikipedia and Mxobe... more >>

State: Michigan

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What it's Like to Retire in Gulfport

Located on the southwestern side of St. Petersburg is the small town of Gulfport.  The main business district is spread out along 22nd Ave, which is sprinkled with businesses, golf courses, modest homes, and developments of various sizes and aspirations. Beach Boulevard is a wide boulevard along a park that leads off to a smaller and somewhat charming district... more >>

State: Florida

 
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What it's Like to Retire in Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet is a seaside town in Georgetown County, South Carolina, just a few miles south of Myrtle Beach, with a population of 8,547 (2010 census). The town was once primarily a fishing village, but has grown substantially, along with the rest of the "Grand Strand" in Myrtle Beach into a popular tourist and retirement location... more >>

State: South Carolina

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What it's Like to Retire in Milwaukie

Milwaukie, Oregon, is a small town in northwestern Oregon, just south of Portland, with a population of 20,512 (2013 census).  Founded in 1847, along the banks of the Willamette River,  Milwaukie is known as the birthplace of the Bing cherry, developed by orchardist and resident Seth Lewelling, and is still a major cultivar in Oregon... more >>

State: Oregon

 
 
 
 

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