Senior Spotlight: News You Can Use On Where To Retire

Where Should You retire

The two biggest questions in retirement are often WHEN and WHERE?! And one often impacts the other! This week we came across some great resources to help you decide which location is right for you. Take a look and see what factors matter the most to you… and then let us know when you are ready to make it happen. We are here to help you get to exactly where you want and need to be!

How These Aging Experts Decided Where They’d Live in Later Life (Click HERE)

If you have ever wanted to hear where a gerontologists would retire – this is the read for you! And not all aging experts do as they say, admittedly! 😉

The Best Places To Retire Abroad In 2019 

You have seen us reference this topic before, and we know many people are still considering it so here you go! The Forbes version is HERE, CNBC recently published a list of overseas retirements regions where you can live for $30,000 a year HERE – and our friends at ECI Development have more options all the time (see them for yourself HERE!).

The Livability Lists Age 50+ (Click HERE) 

That’s right… AARP acknowledges that no one place is right for every retirement, and so they have created an entire index citing the most livable neighborhoods and cities based on all different criteria – and not all of them are cost. Factors such as easiest to get around, most ways to stay healthy and best cities for making friends are included!

Your Ideal US Retirement Spot (Click HERE) 

US News & World Report recently published their own list of best US places to retire in 202 based on a weighted scale using housing affordability, happiness, desirability, retiree taxes, the job market and access to quality health care upon surveying those aged 45 and up about their retirement preferences. Locales in Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania and North Carolina rank highly when balancing high quality of life with low cost of living.

Pop Quiz HERE 

One of our favorite resources, Next Avenue, offers a fun quiz for deciding which type of location best suits your retirement lifestyle. The questions include what your biggest fears in retirement are and how important certain factors are to you, which are great starting points for this crucial decision!

We would love to hear which of these retirement resources was most useful to YOU – so feel free to email me at and share your feedback if you can!
All my best,
Bobbi Decker, SRES®, CIPS®
Broker Associate, Today Sotheby’s International Realty
Bobbi Decker & Associates
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