The 55+ Society

Welcome to The 55+ Society

This is it, your time, the next chapter. Far from senior, you are now part of an exclusive group- The 55+ Society- a collection of active adults who are ready to take on whatever’s next in life. Whether it's picking up a new hobby, starting a side business or hosting friends and family, you are up for the excitement and the challenge. After all, that’s the best way to face whatever adventure comes next.

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Should You Buy a Home Before Retiring?

Debating between buying a home close to retirement or buying a home after? Here are some things to consider.

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The Best Outdoor Activities for Retirees in Hilton Head

The 55+ communities in Hilton Head aren’t the only reason to retire here. Explore outdoor activities in the area that will help you make the most of your retirement.

10 Reason to Retire in Hilton Head 

Considering retiring in Hilton Head? In addition to some of the best retirement communities and lowest tax rates, there’s plenty else to consider.

Community Spotlight: Sun City Festival

On your search for retirement communities in the Phoenix area, explore all of the unique features of Sun City Festival—a space designed with you in mind.

Best and Worst Retirement Tax States

Discover the most tax-friendly states on your search for the cheapest places to retire in the US. Then learn which states you should avoid on a budget.

5 Reasons to Choose Naples For Retirement

Explore healthy living in Naples, Florida and some of the best retirement communities in the area with these top reasons to choose Naples for your golden years.

Condos, Townhomes and Villas: What's The Difference

What is a villa? How is it different from townhomes or condos? Learn about different house styles in this article and choose one that makes sense for you.

55+ Floor Plan Design Guide

Discover 55+ floor plans that help you elevate your life and navigate your every day. These floor plan design tips will help you focus on what’s most important.

10 Relocation Tips for Seniors

Use these senior moving tips to declutter, find smart relocation services, and glide into a retirement that puts the golden in your golden years.

5 Reasons to Retire in Georgia

While not as known as its southern neighbor - Florida, Georgia offers plenty of benefits for adults over 55. Read on to learn more about retiring in Georgia. 

How to Find Your Dream Retirement Home

Find the home customization you need to design your dream home. Plus gain access to retirement community amenities that help support your long-term goals.

The Best Dog Breeds for Retirees

Thinking of opening your home to a furry friend during retirement? Read on to find the best dog breeds for retirees, from easy-to-train to affection driven.

Low Maintenance Pets to Liven Up your Home

These low-maintenance pets are great for retirement—or find a loving rescue pet that may need your companionship as much as you need theirs.

What Kind of Amenities Can You Expect in a 55+ Community?

Exploring retirement communities and wondering what amenities they have to offer. From retirement community pools to golf courses and clubhouses—here’s a look.

Meditation & Yoga for Seniors

Discover the benefits of meditation and yoga for seniors and learn how to live a happier, healthier life that keeps you nimble and ready for your next adventure.

How to Design a Senior-Friendly Bathroom

Make bathroom design decisions and take bathroom safety measures to create a senior bathroom that is more convenient and accessible for aging adults.

5 Ways to Enjoy Retirement in Palm Beach

Find things to do in Palm Beach that will help you make the most of your retirement—from serene gardens that bring calm to live jazz that’ll take you back.

How to Get The Most Out of Retirement in Hilton Head

Make the most of your Hilton Head retirement by learning more about living in the area and exploring these top Hilton Head activities that were made to charm.

Retiring in Nevada: Pros & Cons

Exploring retirement communities in Las Vegas and the surrounding area? Before retiring in Nevada, consider the pros and cons of living in the area.

What Is It Like to Retire in Orlando?

Have you thought about retiring to Orlando? Find out why this Florida spot is a popular spot for active adults 55+!

Exploring Our Retirement Communities in Northern Virginia

Explore the best retirement communities in Northern Virginia. These new construction homes will help you make the most of a Virginia retirement.

Can You Work After Retirement?

 Thinking about working in retirement? Are you even allowed to do it? Here is a breakdown of how work after retirement will affect your benefits.

How Much Money do I Need to Retire?

How much money do you need to retire? Learning to calculate living expenses, research retirement states & understand retirement community costs can help.

Will Buying a New 55+ Home Impact My Ability to Retire?

Find 55+ community homes that fit within your retirement budget. Plus, figure out when and how buying a new home can help you build savings for retirement.

Smart Home Technology Ideas for Senior Living

Make smart home technology work for you. Learn how to use smart home devices—paired with smart assistants and smart appliances—to simplify your life.

How Taxes Can Impact Your Retirement Goals

Learning how taxes impact retirement can help you establish more accurate retirement goals and help you reduce the amount of retirement taxes you pay.

3 Fun Activities for Seniors in the Bay Area

Decided to call the Bay Area home? Here are 3 Bay Area attractions perfect for active seniors in the area.

Why Choose a Retirement Community in Princeton, NJ

Explore retirement communities in the Princeton area and learn why Princeton draws so much attention for its history and culture.

Fun Activities for Active Seniors in Columbus

Add these senior activities to your list of things to do in Columbus and explore how enjoyable an active retirement can be.

Top Lake Michigan Beaches for Seniors

Explore Lake Michigan beaches on your search for top Chicago activities—this Lakefront Trail tip will help you find and navigate them all.

Why Retire in Columbus Ohio?

Exploring the idea of living in Columbus? Living in Columbus can be a great experience, especially if you pick the right neighborhood or active adult community.

Why Raleigh is a Great Place to Retire?

Thinking about retiring in Raleigh? Here are a few things to consider about Raleigh senior living before you move—plus some tips on Raleigh golf courses.

Best Golf Courses in Raleigh

Become a pro-golfer with these top Raleigh golf courses and make your senior golf dreams become a reality.

Golf Cart Storage Ideas To Keep Organized

Looking for golf cart storage ideas? Here are a few tips to help you get organized, plus a few golf cart shed ideas too.

How to Declutter and Downsize in Retirement

Learn how to downsize your home for retirement. These simple retirement downsizing tips will help you prepare for a future filled with opportunities.

How to Scan Old Photos to Digital

Learn how to scan old photos into digital ones. These tips for scanning photos could save you time, money, and a host of memories.

What Age Should You Retire?

Trying to decide what age to retire? Your retirement age depends on a few things, but it may not be the same as your social security retirement age.

What is The Cost of Senior Living?

Curious about the cost of homes for retirement? Here’s a look at the cost of senior living, based on important factors like location and state taxes.

Top Places to Take Your Grandchildren in Chicago

Find top Chicago kids’ activities to explore with your grandchildren—we’ve made a list of things to do in Chicago that the whole family will want to explore.

Best Ways to Enjoy Nature In & Around Princeton, NJ

Find the New Jersey nature activities that you’re looking for among the many things to do in the Princeton area. We know of a trail just waiting for you.

Our Top 5 Best Bay Area Wine Tours

These Bay area wine tours will make you want to move to wine country forever—and in case they do, we have over 55 communities nearby that you’ll love.

3 Fun Activities for Seniors in the Bay Area

Decided to call the Bay Area home? Here are 3 Bay Area attractions perfect for active seniors in the area.

Why Choose a Retirement Community in Princeton, NJ

Explore retirement communities in the Princeton area and learn why Princeton draws so much attention for its history and culture.

Fun Activities for Active Seniors in Columbus

Add these senior activities to your list of things to do in Columbus and explore how enjoyable an active retirement can be.

Top Lake Michigan Beaches for Seniors

Explore Lake Michigan beaches on your search for top Chicago activities—this Lakefront Trail tip will help you find and navigate them all.

Why Retire in Columbus Ohio?

Exploring the idea of living in Columbus? Living in Columbus can be a great experience, especially if you pick the right neighborhood or active adult community.

Top Activities for Seniors in 55+ Communities

Find activities for seniors within our retirement communities that will keep you moving, active and allow you to make new friends. Here are just a few ideas to consider.

Common Concerns with over 55 Communities

Concerned about problems you might face with over 55 communities. Here are a few things to know about active adult communities before you decide to move.

Alexa for Seniors - A Comprehensive Guide

Curious about Alexa for seniors? Connect to your smart home devices using smart assistants and get access to services that were designed to ease senior living.

Senior Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Get senior bathroom remodeling tips, with consideration for things like walk-in showers for seniors and handicap accessible bathrooms.

Your Guide to Florida's Grapefruit League

Looking for unique things to do in Florida? If you haven’t heard of the Grapefruit League, you’ll want to add this to your senior activities list.

Senior Golfing Tips

Take your “senior golfing” to the next level with these golf tips, golf rules and a note about awesome golf scoring apps.

Choose the Right Senior Housing for Active Adults

Find the best active adult communities for you. From location to weather, affordability, and lower taxes—these are just a few things worth considering when evaluating your senior housing options.

Smart Home Security Guide for Seniors

Customize your own smart home security system with help from this guide. We’ll give you tips on features available to help you feel safe and sound.

Modern Kitchen Design Tips for Seniors

Enjoy modern kitchen designs and open concept plans without sacrificing comfort and accessibility. These tips can help you transform any kitchen into a more ideal space.

Are there Hidden Costs for Senior Living Communities?

Exploring the cost of senior living? Retirement community costs vary but it’s good to know the difference between active adult communities and retirement homes and what costs each entail.

Best Places to Retire Near Columbus

Explore some of the best places to retire in the Columbus area and discover all the Columbus activities around that are sure to keep you entertained.

What Age Can I Retire?

When can I retire? How can a retirement calculator help? Here are a few things to consider to help you decide what the best retirement age is for you.

Top Attractions in Raleigh NC

Want to find things to do in Raleigh? Here is our list of some of Raleigh’s top golf attractions and our favorite Raleigh retirement communities.

Best Lakes to Live on in North Carolina

Explore some of the best lakes to live on in the North Carolina area near retirement communities that offer amenities catered to those over 55.

Best Restaurants in the Raleigh Area

Looking to enjoy some of Raleigh’s best restaurants? Add these top-reviewed restaurants to your list of things to do in Raleigh and consider calling Raleigh home.

Activities for Seniors in the Princeton, NJ Area

Ready to explore things to do in Princeton, NJ? From Princeton University activities, to area golf courses, dance lessons, walking tours and more, we have you covered.

Best Golf Courses in the Columbus Area

Find the best Columbus area golf courses with this helpful list of Ohio-based golf courses. Read now and get ready to work on your swing.

Scenic Parks to Visit near Princeton, NJ

There are plenty of things to do in the Princeton area of New Jersey, but these parks offer views that will make you want to put everything else aside.

Best Beaches for Seniors in the Bay Area

Looking to relax by some Bay Area beaches? We’ve rounded up some of our Bay Area beaches to explore.

Best Golf Courses in the Bay Area

Ready to practice your swing at one of the Bay Area’s golf courses? We’ve lined up our favorite San Francisco golf course for you to try.

The Top States for Retirees in 2021

Discover the top retirement states, with this handy guide that takes into consideration weather and tax-friendly status to home in on where you should retire to.

The Best Places to Retire in The Bay Area

Looking to retire in the Bay Area? Check out our list of top places to retire in the Bay Area and find a community perfect for you.

Outdoor Activities for Active Adults in Chicago

On the search for outdoor activities in Chicago that are perfect for active adults? From golf courses in Chicago to walking trails and Chicago parks, find the top activities for those 55+.

5 Fun Retirement Hobbies

Retirement gives you plenty of time for a new hobby. It's a fantastic way to socialize & meet new friends. Read on to find out five of the most popular retirement hobbies.

10 Great Gifts for Retirement in 2021

Looking for fun or unique retirement gift ideas? This list is a great place to start, with advice on how to find something thoughtful for that special someone.

Top Rated Golf Courses in Princeton, New Jersey

On your search for golf courses in Princeton and the New Jersey area, discover over 55 communities that offer easy access to some of your favorite spots.

How to Stay Active at Our Communities in Tampa, FL

Retiring doesn’t mean you have to stay still. Learn how to stay active in retirement with our over 55 communities in Tampa, Florida.

Check Out These Casinos in the Columbus Area

Looking for things to do in Columbus? Explore some of the top Columbus area casinos and find the perfect casino outing for you.

How to Stay Active in Tucson During Retirement

Keeping active is key to a happy, healthy retirement. Tucson, Arizona’s active adult communities have everything you need for a retirement on-the-go.

5 Reasons for Snowbirds to Retire in Phoenix

Escape the cold with a new home in one of Phoenix’s top active adult communities. Explore 5 reasons why so many Snowbirds are calling Phoenix home.

Golf Course Living in South Carolina

South Carolina is a haven for golfers with some of the most scenic golf courses in the world and famous southern hospitality. Read on to learn all about golf course living in SC.

4 Key Steps to Planning Your Retirement

Deciding how to invest in retirement can be a challenge. Consider these retirement strategies to set yourself up for a more relaxing and enjoyable retirement.

The Must Play Golf Courses in Sarasota

Sarasota is as exceptional a place to retire as it is to golf. Here are some of the top golf courses in Sarasota to help get the most out of your retirement.

3 Reasons Why You'll Love Retirement in Minneapolis

Minneapolis is an underrated metropolis with incredible eats, attractions and plenty of outdoor adventures perfect for active adults 55+. Read more to learn about this exciting locale!

How to Retire Happily in Your Golden Years

What are the golden years, exactly? Sounds like a lot of pressure. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips to retire happily and make retirement fun.

5 Things to Know Before Retiring in Boston

Interested in seeing what retiring in Massachusetts looks like? Discover the best active adult communities for you in Boston and the surrounding area.

Why Music Lovers Should Retire in Nashville?

Whether they want to cherish the music icons of the past or witness a star on the rise, Nashville is the place to be for music lovers looking for a place to retire.

The Best Places to Retire in North Carolina

Retirement communities and affordable, high-quality medical care are just some of the things that make Raleigh one of the top places to retire.

How Much Do You Need to Retire?

Setting retirement goals and determining how much retirement savings you need early on is a great way to make the most of your golden years.

Retirement Party Ideas and Themes for 2021

Visiting the Carolina Shores but not sure what to do? Read on to learn more about the area’s beaches, fishing, and seafood in this ultimate guide.

Activities for Seniors That Want to Have Fun in Retirement

About to retire and looking forward to the golden years? Check out these fun activities for seniors and start your active retirement off on the right foot.

The Benefits of Staying Active in Retirement

Wondering how to stay on top of your health after retirement? Read on to discover some of the many benefits of staying active in retirement.

The Best Pets for Seniors and Retirees

Searching for the best pets for seniors? Find organizations that support seniors in search of furry friends, plus tips on the best companion pets for seniors.

Why Raleigh is a Top Place to Retire?

Retirement communities and affordable, high-quality medical care are just some of the things that make Raleigh one of the top places to retire.

Tips for Thriving as an Empty Nester

Looking for tips for empty nesters? Explore these hobbies for empty nesters and ideas for dropping that whole “empty” bit.

How to Choose the Best 55+ Community for You

Choosing the perfect retirement 55+ community is a crucial part to finding happiness and satisfaction in retirement. Read more to find your perfect 55+ community.

10 Reasons to Retire in Summerville

Enjoy the Southern hospitality of South Carolina. Learn why Summerville, SC has everything you need in a retirement community.

What to Serve on Thanksgiving

Be ready for visiting family this Thanksgiving with a handy guide to figure out just how much food you will need to make Thanksgiving a success!.

3 Things to Know Before Retiring to Palm Springs

Living in Palm Springs is perfect for retirement. Read on to discover what luxury retirement communities in Palm Springs are like & what you need to know.

Best Outdoor Places in Dallas for Active Adults

Take a hike! We’re not saying get lost, but rather, read on to find the best outdoor places in Dallas for active adults.

How to Pick a State for Retirement

Ready to retire, but not sure where? We have tips to help you sort and find your perfect state for retirement. Read to learn about the top retirement states.

55+ Living in Charlotte

Living in Charlotte is perfect for retirement. Read on to discover top Charlotte attractions, luxury retirement communities, & active Charlotte senior centers.

Preparing Your Home for Boston’s Winter

Whether you plan to stay in Boston or travel to warmer climates, here are a few tips to prepare your home for Boston’s snowy winters.

4 Ways to Make New Friends After You Retire

Making new friends is never easy, but it is definitely a challenge after retirement. Here are 4 ways you can beat isolation and make new friends after retiring.

5 Must-Visit DC Restaurants

Looking for the best restaurants in DC? Here are top 5 must-visit DC restaurants, featuring the best in fine dining, Italian, and DC seafood restaurants.

5 Date Night Ideas for Retirees

Whether it is your first date or the thousandth, here are some fun date night ideas for retirees, so you can (re)create a meaningful connection.

Active Adult Living in Minneapolis

Looking to retire in Minneapolis? Read more on all the Twin Cities have to offer for active adults with this guide to Minneapolis living.

Family Fun in Las Vegas for Visiting Grandkids

Looking for fun and family-friendly activities in Las Vegas for when the grandkids are in town? Read to discover our top spots for your entertaining the grandkids. 

Financial Tips for Making the Most of Your Retirement 

Smart retirement planning is how you can make the most of your “Golden Year”. Read on for 6 financial tips for your retirement.

Top 55+ Communities for 2020

Want to live in one of the top 55+ communities in the US? Read on to find out which Del Webb communities were named by 55places as top 55+ communities for 2020.

Why Choose to Retire Amongst America’s History in DC

History buff? Find out why and where you should choose to retire in Washington DC to learn the most about America’s history.

Staying Active After 55

Staying active as we grow older is part of a healthy lifestyle. Keep moving and stay fit for years to come with these nine tips for active senior living.

Top Retirement Communities in Arizona

Learn why Arizona cities like Phoenix and Tucson are such popular retirement spots and find the best active adult communities.

How to Downsize Your Closet in 5 Easy Steps

Does the thought of moving & downsizing make you shudder? Read these helpful tips on how to downsize the closet & tips to organizing your closet like a pro.

Great Places to Retire in Texas

Everything’s bigger in The Lone Star State so you’ll love this supersized roundup of great places to retire in Texas.

Why Consider Senior Living in the Northeast

Discover the best 55+ communities in the Northeast. From Boston to New Jersey, & DC Metro see how fun senior living can be for active retirees.

Exploring the Treasure Coast

The Treasure Coast is home to some of the best Florida beaches. Read on to learn more about some of the incredible must-visit spots.

The Best Places to Retire in Florida

Find out how active adult homebuilder Del Webb can help you find the perfect place to live your ideal Florida lifestyle.

Why Retire Amongst the History in Boston?

Retiring & living in greater Boston is exciting, even if you don’t love history. Read on to discover the top Boston attractions, monuments, & museums to see if Boston is right for you.

Gen-X Planning for an Active Retirement

Move over Baby Boomers. Find out how Gen X plans to do retirement differently with the results from this survey from active adult 55+ lifestyle builder Del Webb.

Why Consider 55+ in Southern California?

Learn about the best active adult communities in Southern California, including Del Webb’s Orange County, Riverside, and Palm Springs properties.

Why Consider 55+ in the Southeast?

Learn about the best active adult communities in the Southeast, including Del Webb’s Atlanta, Charlotte, and Charleston properties.

4 Reasons to Retire to Florida

Ever wonder why Florida is such a popular place for active adults? Learn why those seeking an active senior living lifestyle flock to the Sunshine State.

Plan a Trip to See Beautiful Waterfalls in Florida

Waterfalls might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Florida, but these hidden gems can be found throughout the state. Learn more about which spots to visit.

10 Fun Activities for Active Adults in Charlotte

Charlotte has something for everyone – outdoor lovers, museum wanderers, and sports fans alike. Read on to find out what there is for you to see in Charlotte.

Why Consider 55+ in Port St. Lucie, FL?

Learn about Port St. Lucie, FL weather, medical care, quality senior living, & more. Read on to see why this Florida destination is perfect for active seniors 55+.

Best Golf Courses Along Florida’s Treasure Coast

Florida is heaven for golfers. Read on to discover the best golf courses and country clubs to visit all along the Treasure Coast.

Benefits of Living in a 55+ Community

When you consider retiring, you might be thinking about relocating to a 55+ retirement community. Read on to find out all the benefits, amenities and activities available.

5 Apps to Find Your Golf Handicap

Looking for the latest information about golf handicap apps? Find out which golf technology is the most popular, how to calculate your handicap, & more.

How to Choose the Best 55+ Community For You

Choosing the perfect retirement 55+ community is a crucial part to finding happiness and satisfaction in retirement. Read more to find your perfect 55+ community.

Senior Living in Washington DC

Find out how you can create the perfect home base for 55+ senior living in Washington DC and explore all the activities available for active adults.

4 Reasons Why You Should Retire in Charlotte

Charlotte is often ranked as one of the best cities for retirement. Read on to find out why you should consider retiring in the Queen City.

6 Ideas for Lifelong Learning

Want to keep your mind sharp and explore new learning opportunities in retirement? Find and create ideas for lifelong learning in your Del Webb community.

What is a Blue Zone Lifestyle?

Wondering what the Blue Zone Lifestyle is? Learn how this active senior living approach at Del Webb can help you enjoy a longer and healthier life.

Learn to Play Pickleball: A Guide

It’s the fun-filled game everyone loves to play -- Pickleball! Learn more about equipment, etiquette, and the social side in our beginner’s guide.

5 Fun Retirement Hobbies To Learn

Retirement gives you plenty of time for a new hobby. It's a fantastic way to socialize & meet new friends. Read on to find out five of the most popular retirement hobbies.

Wine & Dine Group: A Guide

Active retirement is filled with fun when you are part of a neighborhood wine & dine group. Check out what they're all about and how you can start one too.

How to Stay Active in Tucson During Retirement

Keeping active is key to a happy, healthy retirement. Tucson, Arizona’s active adult communities have everything you need for a retirement on-the-go.

5 Reasons for Snowbirds to Retire in Phoenix

Escape the cold with a new home in one of Phoenix’s top active adult communities. Explore 5 reasons why so many Snowbirds are calling Phoenix home.