A lot of people wonder why they call the senior communities "Active Adult Communities". The only reason why they wonder is because they have never lived in or sold homes in the "Active Adult Communities". The people who reside in these "Active Adult Communities" are for the most part over 55 years in age and a good portion of them are retired. If you ask them about being 55+ or retired they will tell you that it just means they don't have to work anymore, not that they are dead. They are doing more and enjoying life more then ever before
Most seniors that live in the "Active Adult Communities" are very active, they golf, swim, join clubs, travel and do more at this stage of their lives than at any other! "Active Adult Communities" here in Arizona such as Sun City, Sun City West, Sun City Grand and Arizona Traditions offer so many amenities that if you are bored its only because you don't go out.
"Active Adult Communities" offer golf courses, world class gyms, indoor and outdoor pools, walking tracks, clubs of every conceivable kind, dining and so much more. Generally, in and around the "Active Adult Communities" there are hospitals and every type of doctor and medical care available. The residents do not have to be inconvenienced at all.
Community developers are intelligent in all manners of speaking, for the "Active Adult Communities" by and large have lower home taxes also, many with no school taxes to pay. In a nutshell the residents of the "Active Adult Communities" have more to do, have more facilities to choose from, have lower expense and are leading more interesting lives than in any other type of community there is.
The facilities and the amenities that are offered in and around the "Active Adult Communities" give the residents the ability to lead more fulfilling and enjoyable lives than ever before. It is no longer detriment to retire or be 55+. The "Active Adult Communities" allow seniors to spend their free time in just about any way they choose.
If you are interested in such a community or have clients that are, I specialize in the "Active Adult Communities" here in Arizona. I would be more than happy to answer you questions about "Active Adult Communities" and help you find the right community to enjoy the best time of your life!