Weekly Newsletter: July 17, 2010
    TopRetirements.com
 
2010 Winners - The 50 Most Popular Active Adult Communities
 
Pictured above: Photo of golf cart crossing in Green Valley, AZ, 2010's most popular retirement community at Topretirements. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia).
 
It's time for our annual popularity contest to find out the most popular active adult/55+ communities for 2010. To add variety we expanded the list from the top 25 to the top 50 this year. 
 
 
The results are in for the communities that you and your fellow visitors are most interested in learning about. Most of the top 10 were repeats from last year.  But by increasing the field from 25 to 50 we brought in plenty of new blood. AZ, NC, and FL dominated. But in by far the best performance per square mile - little Delaware placed 5 on the winners list.  
 
 
To find capsule reviews of more than 1000 active communities go to our National Directory of Active Adult Communities.  Click on a state; under the "best" towns you will see the communities in our directory.
 
This resort community on South Carolina's beautiful Lake Keowee is open to all age groups, not just those 55+. It has just about every popular amenity from golf to tennis to boating. The Reserve at Lake Keowee is a Showcase Community at Topretirements.
 
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Located in the exciting Chapel Hill, NC area, Chapelwood offers single family homes on the edge of the UNC Recreation Association.  It has amenities like tennis, walking trails, and pool. The energy and green conscious will like that Chapelwood is in the EPA's Energy Star program.
 
Too many choices?  Take our free, 10 question Retirement Ranger quiz and narrow down your possibilities. For example, look only for towns in the mountains or desert. Or select only towns with higher than average cultural opportunities. (Note: if you have already registered at Topretirements you must login using the user name associated with your email address. Use Help or Contact us if you have trouble).
 
Get more information about the #1 retirement destination on our new Asheville mini-site
 
 
Our Schedule: This is the weekend edition of our newsletter, which focuses on 55+ and active adult communities. The Wednesday letter is devoted to best places to retire and general retirement articles.
 
Update Your Community! Do you have a listing for your community at Topretirements? There is no charge to list your active adult or 55+ community at Topretirements.com.  But you do need to update your listing to have your amenities, type of community, and price range included in our searchable database. Log in and do it today, or call 203 415 4792 for help.
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