Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes is a new, gated 55+ community in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area. With a focus on fitness, nutrition, and re...
Reflections on Silver Lake is a popular 55+ Manufactured Home and RV Community in Highlands County, Florida, offering a choice of lifesty...
Everything you need to live life to its fullest is now in Peachtree City. With Kolter Homes’ award-winning active adult community, Cressw...
Twin Oaks is a 55+ active adult community located in sunny Bradenton, Florida, and brimming with serenity and charm. Our private, pet-fri...
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Tellico Village comprises over 5,000 acres along Tellico Lake. Established in 1986...
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January 23 — Outrage over media reports of Canadians and other foreigners paying big dollars for charter flights to Miami for coronavirus vaccine shots generated understandable blowback. Reacting, Florida Gov. DeSantis took steps to eliminate this form of medical tourism this week. While that made most residents happier, Florida’s many snowbirds became concerned that the new rules might effectively shut them out of getting inoculated. Fortunately the new rules for snowbirds and other seasonal visitors have been clarified, and most should be eligible for a shot (if they can get an appointment!)
Elsewhere, there is concern that groups with close ties to the Governor, who is touting his decision to prioritize residents age 65+ over essential workers, are getting priority access to the vaccine. Residents in communities like Century Village and Kings Point have almost all had a chance to get their shots by now, while millions of other FL residents not so well connected are stymied by non-existent web sites, lengthy queues, and fragmentary information. This has led to speculation that the Governor or his staff is steering vaccines to organizations he has ties to. Elsewhere, speculation has risen over the Publix supermarket chain’s donation of $100,000 to the Governor’s political campaign. The chain has since become a major source of Covid 19 vaccines administered in the state. The Governor’s office has denied any connection, according to WUSF Public Media.
Who is Eligible for the Vaccine in Florida?
Eligibility for non-Florida residents starts with being able to prove that they reside in the state for at least 31 consecutive days. Then they have to scramble to come up with two other types of documents. The first document might be easy to come by, but the second could involve more effort.(more...)
What it's Like to Retire in Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches County, Texas was one of the first three communities in Texas to be recognized as a Certified Retirement Community. This state program recognizes communities that are exemplary in several areas - including housing, safety, working opportunities, healthcare services, transportation, continuing education, recreation, cultural events, sports, community services and spiritual enrichment. The town population is 34,000 and growing... more >>
What it's Like to Retire in Berea
Berea, Kentucky makes an unusual and historic retirement community for active adults. It is not only one of the fastest growing towns in America (estimated 73% growth from 2000 to 2010), but it is also one of the most unusual small towns in the south. The town was founded by abolitionist missionaries in 1853. They established Berea College, a coeducational institution which also became the only integrated college in the south for 40 years... more >>
What it's Like to Retire in Cuyahoga Falls
Cuyahoga Falls is a well-to-do suburb of Akron and Cleveland, OH in northeastern Ohio. It is named for the rushing falls that run through town (photo above courtesy of Wikipedia and Magnus Manske). Cuyahoga Falls is fortunate to have the Blossom Music Center, which is located in the Cuyahoga Falls National Park. Photo of An example of stone formations found in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, courtesy of Wikipedia and Taximes (public domain)... more >>
What it's Like to Retire in Lenoir City
Lenoir City, Tenn. has a lifestyle and close proximity to Knoxville, Nashville, Chattanooga and Atlanta that make it a great place to live. Sitting among the lakes, rivers and mountains of East Tennessee it is a wildlife and activity lover's dream. Boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and relaxing are all available. The population is about 8,000... more >>
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