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Tucson Retirement Living: Condos, Senior Apartments for Rent, Townhouses, Retirement Communities, Assisted Living Facilities, Homes For Retirees in Tucson AZ

Tucson is a retirement mecca and is the 2nd largest city in the state of Arizona. With clean air, which attracted World War 1 veterans who'd been gassed and needed help healing their lungs, and sunny hot weather, Tucson is a great place for the retiree who wants to get away and live in a low humidity but warm environment.

Tucson AZ is home to the University of Arizona, which has continuing education classes. This is great to keep up on new things, experience cultural lectures and seminars, and mingle with other people.

Downtown Tucson is experiencing a bit of a revival with more developments being proposed and worked on by the business community. There are many streets which are bike-friendly with some being completely off limits to cars.

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

Tucson Senior Apartments for Rent
The Forum at Tucson retirement community, in Tucson, Arizona
, is for seniors who want to maintain their rich and rewarding life without the responsibilities of running a household. With independent senior living, assisted living, skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation, and Alzheimer's care, it is an ideal place if you are an active senior who wants to focus on the things you enjoy most in life, but have assistance available should you ever need it. With our choices of apartment floor plans, restaurant-style dining, housekeeping services, exercise and wellness programs, and much more, you are given independence and options.

The Preserve at SaddleBrooke - Tucson AZ
36297 S. Aspen Lane, Tucson, AZ 85739
Welcome to SaddleBrooke, voted one of the top 100 Best Master Planned Communities in the country by Where To Retire magazine.

Golf Community Townhome Tucson, Arizona
7930 N Casas Carmen, Tucson, AZ 85741
Best kept secret in Northwest Tucson. A quaint gated townhome community in Tucson National surrounded by golf course and park like grounds

Arizona Retirement Communities and Homes


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

Social Opportunities: studies have shown that a good group of friends is more important to a happy retirement than money or health. Tucson 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.

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 Tucson 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 Tucson 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.

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