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  Topic: Should families with children be allowed in 55+ communities
Boomer1

Replies: 2
Views: 4902

PostForum: Finding the Best Places to Retire   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:39 am   Subject: Should families with children be allowed in 55+ communities
There has been a lot of talk about the recession and hard times forcing some 55+ communities into letting families with young children in. Along with the talk is plenty of emotion - most people we ru ...
  Topic: Discuss what its like to live in 7 Lakes - Leisure Village
Boomer1

Replies: 4
Views: 17076

PostForum: 7 Lakes - Leisure Village   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 4:59 am   Subject: Are there rentals in Seven Lakes
Yes, there are rentals available at Seven Lakes. Normally for not less than 1 month. By the way, this 55+ community changed its name a few years ago, now it is the Seven Lakes Golf & Tennis Club. ...
  Topic: What's nicer to live in - Fernandina or Amelia
Boomer1

Replies: 2
Views: 6911

PostForum: Amelia Island   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:13 pm   Subject: They're both nice
The real answer is they are both really great. Almost wish i could afford 2 homes - 1 in Fernandina for funky, and 1 in Amelia for the golf/tennis etc
  Topic: Discuss what its like to live in Hood River
Boomer1

Replies: 1
Views: 6024

PostForum: Hood River   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:11 pm   Subject: Article in NY TImes about Hood River
Check out the article about Hood River http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/10/greathomesanddestinations/10Havens.html in the NY Times. Sounds like a cool place.
  Topic: What is the magic of 55+ in 55 communities
Boomer1

Replies: 1
Views: 3879

PostForum: Finding the Best Places to Retire   Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:35 pm   Subject: What is the magic of 55+ in 55 communities
In many respects the decision to pick 55+ is somewhat arbitrary - could have just as easily been 50+ or 60+. Like with everything arbitrary, this number will inconvenience some, particularly early ret ...
  Topic: Turning into a 55+ community
Boomer1

Replies: 1
Views: 3719

PostForum: Finding the Best Places to Retire   Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 2:15 pm   Subject: Turning into a 55+ community
As far as I know there is nothing official about the term active adult community - just about any community can claim that term if they want to attract 50+ residents -- and have something more active ...
  Topic: Moving to USA for retirement
Boomer1

Replies: 8
Views: 13884

PostForum: Finding the Best Places to Retire   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:35 pm   Subject: Moving to USA for retirement
Great question. I am sure many others wonder about the same issue. I spent a little bit of time at the U.S. State Department and Immigration Service trying to research this. I am sure other visitors k ...
  Topic: Help and guidance when visiting a retirement town - Boulder
Boomer1

Replies: 1
Views: 5521

PostForum: Boulder   Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:28 am   Subject: Getting help for Boulder retirement communities
Great question, Ruth. A lot of people wonder the same thing. Here is what I would suggest:

1. Look on Topretirements on the pull-down menu near the top center of the page - "Top Active Commun ...
  Topic: LOSING YOUR IDENTITY IN RETIREMENT
Boomer1

Replies: 8
Views: 9440

PostForum: Work and Volunteering   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:33 am   Subject: LOSING YOUR IDENTITY IN RETIREMENT
I think Betty is on to something with "what is the second question you ask someone". The reality is that what did you do before you retired is frequently my second question.

I also lik ...
  Topic: LOSING YOUR IDENTITY IN RETIREMENT
Boomer1

Replies: 8
Views: 9440

PostForum: Work and Volunteering   Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:50 am   Subject: LOSING YOUR IDENTITY IN RETIREMENT
Great comment and story. It took me more than a year after I retired to start feeling a little more comfortable with what i am doing. In my case many local people knew about my previous job so i coul ...
  Topic: North Carolina in General
Boomer1

Replies: 8
Views: 14064

PostForum: NORTH CAROLINA   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 1:42 pm   Subject: Calabash
Thanks for asking about Calabash, NC. Although i have heard about it, i know nothing specific about it other than i like Calabash style seafood when in Myrtle Beach. It looks like a very tiny place - ...
  Topic: Help: What are you looking for in a retirement community
Boomer1

Replies: 14
Views: 17789

PostForum: Finding the Best Places to Retire   Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:48 pm   Subject: Help: What are you looking for in a retirement community
Your dilemma is similar to many other people's. I think you are smart to look for a compromise. The problem is that in $45,000 it is difficult to live in 2 places, unless you are very creative. The V ...
  Topic: Discuss what its like to live in The Villages
Boomer1

Replies: 7
Views: 20331

PostForum: The Villages   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:20 pm   Subject: Discuss what its like to live in The Villages
The Leisureville controversy continues, including a review in the NY Times Book Review, a great way to get a lot of books sold. I have seen lots of comments, mostly negative, about The Villages and o ...
  Topic: Elderly Relative -Helping the Move to a Retirement Community
Boomer1

Replies: 5
Views: 11359

PostForum: Family   Posted: Mon May 12, 2008 12:04 am   Subject: Elderly Relative -Helping the Move to a Retirement Community
My advice is don't be too eager to move your elder, particularly if it is far away from where they live now. We just had some experience with this and there were some unpleasant lessons learned. 1, th ...
  Topic: Discuss what its like to live in The Villages
Boomer1

Replies: 7
Views: 20331

PostForum: The Villages   Posted: Wed May 07, 2008 3:16 pm   Subject: Discuss what its like to live in The Villages
News reports coming out of The Villages say that the book "Leisureville: Adventures in America's Retirement Utopias" by Andrew Blechman has just about everyone in a tizzy. The tone of the bo ...
 
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