retirement community

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Noun1.retirement community - a planned community for residents who have retired from an active working life
planned community - a residential district that is planned for a certain class of residents
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Developers like Trammell Crow and Charleston, South Carolina-based Greystar, whose Overture unit operates more than a dozen such active adult communities across the Sun Belt, take pains to contrast the product with traditional senior housing.
Active adult communities are an "antidote to negative stereotypes of older age as a period of decline in physical and social competencies" (McHugh & Larson-Keagy, 2005, p.
Active adult communities may not register on most remodelers' radar screens, but they should.
As New Jersey's active adult population has grown, we have put more and more effort into our active adult communities.
Census data by the NAHB, and these residential districts are the center of building activity for new active adult communities.
Moore: Chances are for the age group that the active adult communities serve--typically, 55 to 70--it's a location move; they're not generally moving for reasons of healthcare, There's also a good chance, however, that these people will have at least one aging parent--and this is why you will find assisted living and nursing facilities springing up around the outskirts of these communities.
Based in Phoenix, Del Webb is the nation's leading builder of active adult communities for people 55 and older, and the seventh largest builder of single-family homes in the United States.
In today's youth-obsessed media culture, people may not envision active adult communities at the vanguard of high-tech innovation.
Such universal design features as grab bars and levered door handles are common features at active adult communities.
In fact, construction is set to begin shortly on a magnificent 17,500-SF clubhouse which provides the same activities found at larger active adult communities, but on a much more intimate scale.
DALLAS -- Associa, the nation's leading community association management firm, announces the launch of Associa Leisure & Lifestyles, a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind program for active adult communities.
This prodigious output has included the luxury "Reserve" communities of estate homes, custom and move-up single-family homes, as well as the company's signature Greenbriar Active Adult communities.