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The Benefits of Retiring in Georgia

http://cdn.morguefile.com/imageData/public/files/d/DodgertonSkillhause/10/l/14442818213yv3b.jpgMy parents are looking to retire and soon we will be, too. I never imagined we would all retire together. We have certain interests that we share, such as beaches, boating, and wine. We also enjoy fine dining, taking hikes, and shopping. All of us prefer to have our own space. Having a large house often means sharing some space. This is making a retirement community look good, especially since my parents are getting older and might need care. They provide medical attention, which is a wonderful advantage . Recently, we were considering the benefits of retiring in Georgia.

Warm Weather

After living in a cold climate, we would all welcome the warmer weather in Georgia. All of us are tired of shoveling snow and getting snowed in during the coldest days of winter. It would be perfect to have nicer weather so we could get outdoors more often.

Close to a Major City

Our family likes to go to historical monuments, art galleries, and museums. If we moved to Georgia, we would still be near a major city. One of my friends lives outside Atlanta and she loves the vibe.

Fresh Fruit and Foods

There are also plenty of farmers markets in the Georgia area. I would love to sample Georgia peaches, fresh off the tree. Plus, this is a healthier way for us to eat as we get older and try to eliminate the junk food.

These are just a few of the reasons we are considering Georgia . I am talking to people to try to find out what their experiences were in this state. I guess the best way to figure it out is to visit and stay for awhile.


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MegL wrote on April 26, 2016, 1:53 AM

It's great to be able to think about all of this ahead of time. I recently heard about about multi generational homes being built where several generations live in one house but have separate areas as well as a large family room.

lookatdesktop wrote on April 26, 2016, 3:39 PM

That is an amazingly good picture.

bleekley wrote on May 16, 2016, 9:06 PM

I've heard that the southeast US states have high humidity. If you don't mind hot and humid summers, you might like living in a southern state near the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico or near a major river.