Moving can be disruptive. It means leaving an established living situation and starting over again in a new area. Still, if you have long dreamed of year round outdoor activity or, if you simply don't like the cold and grey days of winter, you may decide to make the move for your retirement.
The existence of retirement communities can make the move easier since such communities often emphasize the social life among the residents, many of whom like you will have moved to the community from elsewhere.
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