How to Find the Best Retirement Community for You

A retirement community can be a great option as you age.

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When trying to decide on the best place to retire, many older adults decide that a retirement community will be their next move. However, retirement communities can vary significantly in terms of their housing options, amenities, healthcare services, and the lifestyle that they offer. 

Not to mention, some retirement communities are specifically for niche groups of people, while some just might not be the right location, like if you want to retire to a cold locale

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Daniel Bortz
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Daniel Bortz is a freelance writer based in Arlington, Va. His work has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Consumer Reports, Newsweek, and Money magazine, among others.