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Atlanta’s Growing Retirement Community Offerings
KNOWAtlanta's guide to where to retire in metro Atlanta

Atlanta is one of the top cities for retirement in America, According to WalletHub, landing the No. 8 spot in 2016. Comparing affordability, quality of life, health care and availability of recreational activities in the 150 largest U.S. cities to determine its rankings, the report shows Atlanta posted high scores for low taxes, weather and cost of living. Another report released last year by GOBankingRates showed Georgia is the No. 10 best state to retire rich. The ranking methodology was based on an analysis of costs that affect retirees, including... Read More
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What to Look For in Your Atlanta Retirement Community

According to WalletHub, Atlanta is one of the top cities for retirement in America, landing the No. 8 spot in 2016. Comparing affordability, quality of life, health care and availability of recreational activities in the 150 largest U.S. cities to determine its rankings, the report shows Atlanta posted high scores for low taxes, weather and cost of living. Another report released in June by GOBankingRates showed Georgia is the No. 10 best state to retire rich. The ranking methodology was based on an analysis of costs that affect retirees, including... Read More
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Through A Relocator's Eyes
Atlanta’s 55+ Communities

Active retirees and seniors have no shortage of options when it comes to retiring in Atlanta. With choices that span the suburban metro area and head into the gorgeous north Georgia mountains, you won’t have to choose between being close to family, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors — as well as your everyday needs like the grocery store and medical professionals. Two out-of-state couples shared with KNOWAtlanta why they chose their new communities, and why they think you should consider moving to Atlanta to find your new slice of... Read More
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Atlanta Clubs Catering to 55+

When it comes to retirement locations, Georgia ranks as one of the best in 2016, according to WalletHub.com. At No. 20, the Peach State, especially metro Atlanta, is a great place to spend your golden years based on the affordability of health care, comfortable weather, its proximity to the world’s busiest and most efficient airport — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — and an abundance of communities to call home that cater to those 55 and older, specifically when it comes to offering unique programs that will keep you active long... Read More
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Engaging Atlanta's Active Adult Communities

According to MarketWatch, many may retire to the south and make a beeline for Florida’s warm weather, beaches and income-tax-free living, but retirement pros say they may be overlooking an option that’s both interesting and less overrun with retirees: Georgia. Local homebuilder Jim Chapman, who started constructing homes in metro Atlanta in 1998 and active adult communities in 2005, says metro Atlanta is drawing those 55 and older to the area because of its great weather, professional sports options, entertainment options like the College... Read More
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Locals Thrilled with Atlanta's 55+ Communities

With Georgia ranking as one of the fastest growing and most attractive places for those 55 years and older, communities throughout metro Atlanta are happy to provide the best housing options, activities and more for anyone who is retired or may still working but chose this area as their new home for the later years. "A low cost of living and a pleasant climate are possible reasons for the greater Atlanta area's status as one of the fastest growing places for retirement in the last few years," states a report on NerdWallet.com. "Sandy Springs and... Read More
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Atlanta Is a Top-Notch Retirement Choice

Metro Atlanta is quickly becoming the go-to area for those 55 years and older, many of whom are seeking refuge after retirement. This is mostly in part due to the amazing 55-plus communities throughout the area that cater to these individuals like Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch, Windsong at Seven Hills in Dallas, The Georgia Club in Statham, Soleil Laurel Canyon in Canton and Heron Bay in Locust Grove. "Ask anyone at Soleil, and they'll tell you it's more than a nice place to retire — it's a community," says Chelsea Trench with the... Read More
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Atlanta's Perfect for Seniors

When moving to Atlanta, individuals who are 55 and older are inadvertently signing up for backstage passes to the city. Whether it be a Broadway play, free transportation, a discounted dinner or a cheap pottery course; by being retired, Atlantans can tap into a little-known resource for deals and discounts. In a sense, relocating retirees have just scored their very own golden tickets. With this in mind, KNOWAtlanta has assembled a handy guide to help community seniors ensure they take advantage of as many of these perks as they can. Welcome to... Read More
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    With nearly 60 colleges and universities in metro Atlanta, the options for institutions of higher learning couldn’t be better... Read More

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