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Sacramento retirement living

Sacramento is the state capital of California. Although quite large with a population of just under 500,000 people, it's only the 7th largest city in the state.

Sacramento has two major universities in its general area with The University of California-Sacramento (commonly called Sacramento State) and the The University of California-Davis which is less than 20 miles to the west. This means there are plenty of opportunities to take classes and attend lectures and seminars at two high quality universities

There's a world-renowned research hospital in Sacramento called UC-David Medical Center which can provide for all the healthcare needs you might have.

Culturally, Sacramento is an older city with history in the first half of the 19th century related to the California Gold Rush. In Old Sacramento, there are cobblestone streets with a lot of historic buildings from the 1850's and 1860's. You can visit these and enjoy a trip to the past.

Many consider Sacramento to be among the best retirement cities in the U.S. Here are some other reasons to choose living in Sacramento.

Social Opportunities: studies have shown that a good group of friends is more important to a happy retirement than money or health. Sacramento. offers many opportunities with civic groups and hobby clubs to generate a solid core group of friends. These friends can help ward off the problems of aging like dementia and health issues. In the computer age, there have been many sites created to help people mingle. The best one is meetup.com. It’s an online directory of all kinds of offline clubs. It provides an online home to these clubs so new members can inquire about joining. Sacramento’s page can be found at www.meetup.com/cities/us/ca/sacramento

Public Transportation: rural living isn't good for seniors who can't drive since they require someone's help to get around. The expenses of transportation add up quickly for fixed-income seniors so the public transportation of Sacramento. is quite beneficial. Even better is that most public transit systems have senior rates that are much cheaper than normal.

Access to Medical Services: it's pretty obvious that if you live near a hospital, you're more likely to survive a medical emergency. Despite how your mind feels, the body starts to break down and there's a good chance you'll need a hospital visit during your retirement years. Living in Sacramento. is great since there are more specialists and medical services available and at cheaper rates.

Access to Local Businesses: city living offers walking distance to most businesses that you'll ever use in your retirement years. Even if you need to travel, there are a lot more shopping centers and discount stores in urban areas.

Fitness: exercise is critical to keeping healthy during your retirement years. Cities have every type of fitness facility from standard fitness centers to niche fitness places like indoor rock climbing walls so there's something for everyone. Even if you want to exercise on your own, there's tons of parks or indoor malls to enjoy walking in.

Continuing Education: today’s seniors know the importance of exercising their brains, as well as their bodies. Urban living provides access to a wide range of classes, through local universities, museums, city recreation departments, etc. Enrolling in these types of courses can help stave off the depression that some people feel once they stop working full time.

Food and Entertainment: retirement should be full of activities you never had a chance to enjoy while working. Dinners out to fancy restaurants or weekend getaways to a nearby city or historical site are all possible living in a city. Usually, cities have tons of entertainment venues like theaters and museums and there's always something going on. The Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) is comprised of over 20 Sacramento area museums, including the Sacramento Zoo. Old Sacramento is quite a treat to visit.

Sacramento Retirement Housing Options: In Sacramento there are unique housing options which include condos, apartments for rent, hi-rises, retirement communities, lofts, co-ops, luxury condominiums, top end townhouses and other housing for over 55 boomers and seniors.

California Retirement Community Living Dire tory

Sun City Roseville CA
Sun City Roseville is a beautiful active adult community 20 miles northeast of Sacramento, CA. Situated at the base of the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sun City Roseville offers an abundance of indoor and outdoor activities including a 50,000 square foot recreation center and 27-holes of golf. Sun City Roseville is in south Placer County between the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Nevada foothills. Roseville is within a two hour drive to the wineries of Napa, Folsom Lake and Lake Tahoe, and San Francisco. Closer to home, residents can enjoy the theater, dining and museums of Sacramento. The capital city of California offers countless enjoyable activities for active adults including trips to Old Town Sacramento, the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee and summer fun at the Music Circus.

The Club Active Adult Living California
If you're familiar with the name Del Webb, you know we build large active living communities called Sun City. Well, if a Sun City is, say, a big dinner party, then Del Webb's newest community is closer to a quiet evening with friends. Located in Roseville CA.

Springfield at Whitney Oaks CA
Springfield at Whitney Oaks in Rocklin California, near Sacramento, is a national award-winning gated 55+ active adult community of 868 homes. Springfield is Rocklin´s premier 55+ active adult community located in highly desirable Rocklin, with great climate, gorgeous scenery, and close to lots of outdoor recreation including walking and biking trails. The rolling terrain throughout the community means that many of the homes enjoy magnificent views of surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Sacramento skyline and there are plenty of greenbelts filled with wildlife.

Sun City Lincoln Hills CA
Sun City Lincoln Hills is located in Placer County 30 miles northeast of Sacramento. This strategically located community is within a two hour drive from Lake Tahoe, The Bay Area, and Napa. Lincoln, CA has been noted by Forbes magazine as one of the fastest growing cities in the country due to its wonderful amenities, gorgeous topography, and world-class shopping and dining.

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