How to Find an Appropriate Active Adult Community (AARP Guidelines) Dec24

How to Find an Appropriate Active Adult Community (AARP Guidelines)...

Those looking for an active adult community should take into account a certain set of guidelines in pinpointing a prospective place to live. Items such as style, universal design, and energy efficiency are areas in which prospective individuals should consider, beyond the fundamental areas that apply for all ages and backgrounds. According to the guidelines of the Livable Communities Awards, we see these areas in effect, which are important considerations for those looking for a community. For the third straight year the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has held the Livable Communities Awards. The AARP collaborates with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) to award architects, developers, and builders who accommodate those of all backgrounds comfortably and well. Those who are looking for an appropriate community to live should follow the guidelines set forth by the AARP. As these guidelines are examined, the standard set forth by the AARP 2009 Special Recognition Award for a developer of more than 250 units, Golden Spike Estates, is of particular mention. Their features and standards are an example of what prospective residents should look for in a community. Style Style is rather important, although this can vary in terms of important and certainly in regards to taste. However, you must identify and look for communities that have a style that can fit perfectly within your lifestyle. Many communities are enhanced by the developmentā€™s features for everyone to enjoy. In the example of the AARP 2009 Livable Communities Special Recognition Award winner Golden Spikes Estates, the development takes advantage of the many accommodations available to all of its residents. These are examples from a recipient of the award, in order to provide useful examples of what you could look for in a development: * Outdoor Amenities:...