Vowing to never retire to an age-segregated retirement community is akin to the '60s pledge of never trusting anyone older than 30: It's something you say when you are younger and can't imagine ever doing. And then one day you wake up and you've turned into the person you vowed never to trust -- or in the case of post 50s, you wake up trying to figure out the difference between Leisure World and Sun City.
The idea that if you've seen one retirement community, you've seen them all is far from the truth. We suggest you start your search by asking these questions:
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