'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
When Peg Davis was ready to find a retirement community to move to, she looked north — not south — for a place to spend her later years.
For many retirees nowadays, the idea of a "golf kind of idle recreation" retirement associated with Florida isn't appealing, he said.
"That's the old view of retirement," Mr. Savageau said. "And it's kind of dying out, the desert Southwest and South Florida. That was for our parents; for us it might be somewhere closer to home, a college town, a ski resort or a historical area that gets some kind of tourism in season."