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Florida Retirement beckons active adults
by Ray Philip

When the time comes to decide where to live after retiring, many active adults are choosing Florida retirement communities. Why? Because these retirement communities offer homes with all possible amenities set in beautiful locales. Often, no expense is spared to make these homes the best possible for miles around. Florida retirement can indeed seem to be a dream come true.

A big decision: The decision of which of the many active adult communities in Florida to zero in on is a big one indeed. After having spent a lifetime slogging it is best to choose wisely when it comes to spending your nest egg on a new home. Thus there are many factors to take into consideration. Pick a retirement community where you can live with other people your age and with similar interests. Also, think of such things as the local weather, lifestyle, urban or rural, how accessible the place is and what facilities they offer. The prospect of living in the Sunshine State is too tempting for most but think carefully before making your choice. Because once you pick one of the many Florida active adult communities, it could be a choice you have to live with the rest of your life.

Many lifestyle options: Active adult communities are of various types. They can be Golf Communities, Tennis Communities or Pool Communities. Golf Communities are proving to be the most popular as they can be the best retirement communities. A Golf Community is nothing but an active adult retirement community with a golf course. Golf Communities are becoming every popular with active adults, that is, those who are 55+. Retiring to a Golf Community means endless days on the course without a care in the world.

Florida Golf Communities: Florida boasts of a range of Golf Communities of every type. You can take your pick of urban, rural, waterfront, standard or luxury Golf Community Homes. Central Florida is fast becoming a popular choice for the relatively less expensive Golf Community homes it offers compare to North and South Florida. Some of the best retirement communities in Florida are being built here today.

Central Florida: Central Florida is fast becoming the preferred destination for retirement. Its pristine surroundings - beautiful lakes, rolling meadows, winding rivers and charming towns has made it a haven for retirees seeking the best life has to offer in their golden years. The major attractions in Central Florida for retired communities are the bucolic landscapes and secure environment. In addition, all modern amenities are provided such as indoor and outdoor pools. The active adult community here is growing by the day with builders, in fact, unable to meet the demand.

Outside attractions: Active adults don't want to be confined to their homes or community. Increasingly, attractions available outside the community matter. Active adults do look forward to stimulating their minds and bodies with plenty of things to and have places to go to when relatives, grandchildren and children visit them. Thus, most Florida retirement communities have access to restaurants, museums, cultural programs, pro sports teams, universities and outdoor recreation, all available within a radius of 25-50 miles.

Decision Guide: Those who need help in choosing the right retirement destination can avail of a Decision Guide. The Decision Guide helps you through the decision making process of deciding where to retire. It does this in a structured way through a series of questions and depending on your answers filters out what won't work for you. Flexible plans are thrown up to make the decision easier.

About the Author
Over the past 25 years, CRF has developed and built over 30 retirement communities serving the needs for Active Adult Communities over 30,000 residents. CRF Communities' comprehensive website, http://www.crfcommunities.com has extensive information to help anyone who is considering buying a home in one of the company's retirement communities in Florida.