Frequently referred to as the retirement capital of the nation, among other things, Florida has become exceedingly popular among retirement-age individuals and couples for good reason. It is estimated that, for those age 65 and older, approximately 4.5 million adults are living in Florida. That’s a lot of retirees!
Clearly, there’s just something about Florida that attracts people age 65 and over. Much of it likely has to do with the weather. No more snow to shovel. No more ice to slip on. No more roofs collapsing under the weight of a blizzard… The list goes on.
If you’re considering retiring to Florida, or you have a loved one who is, you may be wondering which parts of Florida are the best. Well, the entire state is glorious. But we are going to single out a handful of locations that not only have a reputation for being perfect retirement spots but feature Discovery Senior Living – Aston Gardens retirement living communities.
A truly extraordinary location, Broward County’s Parkland, Florida offers a rural feel. There are parks, coffee shops, and more. So important is the park-like character of Parkland that it is specifically zoned to protect these resources. If you’re in Parkland around the holidays, check out their annual holiday decorating contest!
Should you choose to retire in Parkland, Florida, check out our Aston Gardens At Parkland Commons location for retirement living.
Included in the Top 10 Retirement Destinations is Venice, Florida. Why is this? It’s actually a claim made by Forbes magazine who formulated quality and availability of medical services, the city’s walkability, climate, air quality, biking availability, crime rate, volunteerism, location, taxes, cost-of-living, and, of course, weather into the equation.
If you are considering retirement in Venice, Florida, be sure to consider our Aston Gardens At Pelican Pointe location.
Sun City Center, Florida
Sun City Center, a premier active lifestyle community, has a reputation for exemplary healthcare facilities, outstanding entertainment and shopping, excellent and convenient dining opportunities, and quality housing options. Florida’s natural beauty only serves to enhance all the amenities found in Sun City Center.
Are you considering Florida for retirement? Before you look anywhere else, check out our Aston Gardens At Sun City Center and Aston Gardens At The Courtyards locations.
Tampa celebrates a strong Hispanic community and is known for its social scene. Families, in particular, abound in Tampa Bay. Though it can be a bit humid, it’s the perfect place to settle down if you like peace and quiet, but offers its share of celebrations and activities, if you prefer. If you’ve got stuff to store, there are more storage facilities than one can imagine! It’s also home to the Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and hockey champs, the Lightning.
Does Florida sound like the ideal place to retire? Well, it is. Especially if you do so at our Aston Gardens At Tampa Bay location.
Last But Not Least – Naples, Florida
Naples, Florida is situated next to the Gulf of Naples in southwest Florida. Known for its abundant golf courses, high-end shopping, gorgeous sunsets, and pristine beaches, it’s nothing short of paradise. Naples is, in fact, one of Florida’s most desirable residences.
Should you choose to retire in Naples, Florida, check out our Aston Gardens At Pelican Marsh location. We offer SHINE® memory care, senior assisted living, and independent senior living. Our exclusive programs consist of Connections transportation, Impressions housekeeping and maintenance, Expressions concierge, Dimensions health and fitness, Celebrations activities and events, Sensations dining, Ambassadors Club, and more.