College towns great places to retire

The pros of college life for retirees
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The pros of college life for retirees

Wondering where there might be some great places to retire? If the thought of spending your golden years sitting in a recliner in front of the TV makes you cringe, how about retiring to a place where the vibe is youthful and energetic? A college town might be a natural fit for the active retiree who's determined to keep learning and would much rather rock at a campus arena concert than in a chair.

College town retirement can also offer an affordable cost of living and access to top-notch medical care. The downside: If you live near campus housing, you may be subjected to a party atmosphere well into the wee hours, particularly on weekends.

Read on to learn about the perks that come with living near a college campus when you retire.




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