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The vast majority of people retire close to home. In this article we offer 5 reasons why that might not be the best idea.
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This growing town just outside Charlotte has an ideal location - close enough to the city yet far enough away to offer a more relaxed lifestyle. There is plenty to do in Matthews, a town with many fans.
Looking for your best retirement town? This handy reference from Topretirements gives you the practical facts, figures, and inside stories on the 100 most popular retirement towns. Available in print
Picture this scenario: Your aging mother asks you if you will make her one promise. And that is that you will never put her in a nursing home. Not so painful to agree then, but what happens if your beautiful mother experiences major health problems a few years later. Your choices then will be few... and difficult.
Your editor is a big fan of Palm Springs. There is something about this desert oasis - a place where you can look up from the golf course and see snowy mountains above. A diverse and slightly funky downtown set up against the mountains. It's a special, and big place.
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