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Guide to the Top 55+ Senior Living Communities

Retirees and seniors who prefer an active lifestyle may want to consider 55+ communities. With resort amenities such as golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools and social clubs, the biggest problem residents may face is fitting all this fun into the daily schedule. These communities are a great place to make new friends who share your desire to be active and social in retirement

Resort Senior Living

Residents of 55+ senior living communities enjoy a resort lifestyle every day. Clubhouses with spa and fitness facilities are available for daily use. Onsite restaurants and bars give residents a night on the town without having to leave their neighborhood. 

Houses within these communities provide a mix of comfort and luxury. Generally, these single-family homes can be updated and customized. Newly constructed houses are outfitted with energy-efficient appliances. In some communities, landscaping and lawn care are also included in HOA dues so residents don’t have to spend hours trimming the lawn and shrubs.

Common areas within the neighborhood are also maintained. Residents will find manicured lawns, clean clubhouses, and trimmed pathways.

Safety and Privacy

Entry gates allow only residents and their guests into the neighborhood. There may also be extra security systems or patrolling units that make sure streets are safe.

Active Social Calendars

Holiday parties, themed dinners, golf tournaments, and tennis mixers are just a few events that are often on the calendar. Clubs for special interests, such as gardening and woodworking, are available so like-minded residents can gather and share their love for their hobbies.

Sample Communities to Discover

Ladera – Active Adult Life

Dallas, TX
Community specific pricing ranging from low $400's to mid $600's.

Ladera communities are social, active, attractive communities with a wealth of social groups, beautiful homes, and fantastic amenities. We pride ourselves on creating communities where people can develop meaningful new relationships and be involved in social activities.

Ladera residents will have ample choices for the location of their “right-sized” homes. We offer up to nineteen design models beginning from the $400s, each with multiple elevation choices. We take pride in delivering a highly personalized home for every buyer, creating variety throughout the neighborhood.

Enjoy the “lock and leave” benefit of living in a Ladera community. Ladera is a secure, maintained community. Homeowners don’t have to worry about outdoor home care or landscaping. All of that is taken care of by the owners association. Landscape maintenance on every home, including irrigation watering and upkeep, and year-round landscape maintenance of the front yard and courtyard areas. Ladera communities also focus on extensive green space. Rather than creating large backyards that require maintenance and limit the larger public green areas, Ladera maximizes the natural beauty of the land.

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Tundidor Wealth & Investment Group

Arlington, VA

Welcome to Tundidor Wealth and Investment Group, an office of Cetera Financial Advisors. We are a full-service Independent Financial Planning practice focusing on Retirement, Investment Management, Income Spend-Down Strategies, Wealth Management, Tax Planning, and Estate Planning through our open architecture and unbiased approach. We give our clients the familiarity of a large national brand while providing the flexibility and intimacy of a local boutique firm. Our mission is to help clients grow and protect their wealth while having a one-on-one long-term relationship through retirement and the passing of any assets to future generations. We focus on pre-retirees/retirees, high net worth investors, and business owners.

Three Locations!

1800 John F Kennedy Blvd
Suite 300 Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 399-9389
Fax: (267) 238-3801
  1100 N. Glebe Road Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (215) 399-9389
Fax: (267) 238-3801
   
991 US Highway 22 Suite 200-210
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: (215) 399-9389
Fax: (267) 238-3801

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Red Frog Beach Island Real Estate – Panama

Bocas del Toro, Panama
Villas, condos, and land from $200K - $3M

Part modern community, part natural playground, Red Frog Beach Island Resort is fulfilling a dream to create an island community that combines socially responsible values and a deep connection between nature and people, while reducing the intensity of our environmental footprint.

A hidden gem in Central America, with 1,500 acres of Isla Bastimentos, 5 miles (8km) of beachfront, Red Frog Beach Island Resort offers a secluded villa community, secluded jungle village, private beach club, full service IGY Marina, island spa, 8 miles of rainforest trails, island grocery and more.

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55+ Living in New Castle DE | Homes and Villas Riverbend | Coastal Town

Riverbend

New Castle, DE
Single Family Ranch and First Floor Owner Suites from the low $400K. Villa homes from the low $400K.

Welcome to Riverbend! 55+ Living in New Castle, DE. The perfect blend of a historic small town and modern living. Riverbend is located in the beautiful, historic riverfront town of New Castle, Delaware. New Castle has been named in the top 10 of the most beautiful small towns in the United States. Renowned for its Separation Day and A Day in New Castle events that showcase the town’s hundreds of years of history. There is never a shortage of things to see and do in New Castle, Delaware. Take your living outside the home with community amenities. The Riverbend community is a modern neighborhood with community amenities such as a clubhouse with an indoor pool and outdoor decks, a fitness center, and gathering spaces. Located along the Delaware River with access to New Castle’s many walking and bike trails, beaches, and fishing areas. This charming town is located just 10 minutes south of downtown Wilmington with easy access from I-95 and I-295 makes it conveniently located from many metropolitan draws such as Philadelphia (45 min), Baltimore (1.5hr), Rehoboth Beach (1.5hr), and Washington D.C (2hrs).

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55+ Community near DC Baltimore MD | The Woodlands of Urbana

The Woodlands of Urbana 55+

Urbana, MD
Homes from the upper $600K.

Introducing The Woodlands of Urbana, a unique opportunity for main-level living in an amenity rich setting where every day is simply extraordinary. Developed by Natelli Communities.

Ideally located in the mid-Atlantic between Washington, DC and Baltimore, life at The Woodlands of Urbana is the perfect blend of serenity and convenience. Nestled amidst mature trees and nature preserves, you’ll be within just moments of Frederick County’s best shopping, dining, and amenities – not to mention the boutiques and entertainment of historic downtown Frederick!

Here, spacious detached homes offer plenty of space and style, plus the privacy you crave for downsizing without compromise. Sizes range from 1,766 sq. ft. up to 4,271 sq. ft. with flex options for anywhere between 2-6 bedrooms. Designs have been updated with a variety of smart features, such as LED lighting, curbless entry owner’s shower, NEST Learning Thermostats, and Wi-Fi-enabled garage doors.

Come discover this resort-style community where meeting up with friends and neighbors will be the highlight of your day!

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K. Hovnanian's Four Seasons at Homestead | New Homes in Dixon CA

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Homestead

Dixon, CA
Homes coming soon.

Welcome to K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Homestead, a new active adult 55+ community with new single-family homes for sale in Dixon, California. Enjoy a gated, resort-style community with world-class amenities that offer active adults a well-deserved lifestyle of relaxation & recreation. Residents can experience world-class amenities and low-maintenance living year-round. The community’s amenities include a clubhouse with a luxurious swimming pool, an indoor fitness center, a billiards and cards room, outdoor stage, dog park, fire pit and more. There are also plenty of ways to stay active outdoors with walking trails, pickleball courts and bocce courts.

Located in beautiful Solano County, this 55 and over community is in an ideal location with easy access to major roadways like I-80, shopping, dining, and more. Soak in the small-town charm of Dixon, formerly an outpost during California’s Gold Rush. For a day trip or weekend getaway, enjoy the short commute to nearby Napa, Tahoe, Sacramento or the Bay Area.

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