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College towns draw retirees

By June 23, 2013No Comments

Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile.

Active retirees and seniors, many blessed with longer life expectancies than their parents, want a combination of recreation, socialization and intellectual stimulation in their golden years.

They’re finding it in college towns, mixing with 20-year-old undergrads and 25-year-old doctoral candidates, professors, researchers and plenty of their peers. The trend started in the mid-1990s, according to real estate and aging experts, and shows few signs of stopping, especially as more baby boomers hit retirement age.

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