Sunday, March 2, 2008

Palm Springs California Retirement

Palm Springs, California

With a name known for many years as a prime California travel destination, Palm Springs is California's desert Oasis. Palm Springs is located about 110 miles from Los Angeles, 140 miles from San Diego.

Retirement Communities:
Hallmark Palm Springs (760) 322-3955
Sunrise Assisted Living of Palm Springs (760) 322-3444
Date Palm Country Club (760) 328-6514
Chateau Battiste (760) 322-9925
Horizon Mobile Home Village (760) 328-3730
Atria At Palm Desert (760) 773-3772
Atria Senior Living Group (760) 341-0890
Royal Palms Mobile Home Park (760) 324-8315
Desert Professional Elder Care (760) 409-3188

Population: 43,000 (2000)

Weather: Palm springs enjoys a hot, sunny desert climate.

Cost of Living: Moderate to High

Housing Costs: Moderate to high

California taxes are generally high compared to other states.
California Tax details are here:

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Health care:
Stat Urgent Care (760) 837-0321
Desert Regional Medical Center (760) 416-1632

Park University (760) 327-5134
College of the Desert (760) 346-8041
Jewish Community School-Desert (760) 340-2039
CSUS Palm Desert Campus (760) 341-2883
College of the Desert: Library (760) 773-2563
Mayfield College 760-328-5554
Desert Cities Real Estate School (760) 328-8955
College-Desert Alumni Associates (760) 568-9921
College of the Desert (760) 776-0120

Travel and tourism: Palm Springs is one of California's most exclusive tourism destinations.

Mission Viejo Retirement

Mission Viejo, California

Mission Viejo lies in the Orange County Travel Region of California. Southern California offers the retiree some of the world's top ameneties in terms of natural beauty, diverse cultural attractions and luxurious weather but these come at a (high) price for Real Estate as well as cost of living.

Retirement Communities:
A & G Elderly Retirement Homes (949) 581-0678
Atria Del Sol (949) 458-1176
A & G Elderly Retirement Homes (949) 458-9612
Rose Garden Retirement (949) 458-1190
National Retirement Benifits (949) 587-0881
Adriana Elderly Care Homes (949) 859-5625
Sunrise of Mission Viejo (949) 582-2010
Heritage Pointe Development - (949) 364-9685
Paragon Gardens Assist Living (949) 364-6210
B & B's Country Manor (949) 581-1969

Population of Mission Viejo: 95,000

Weather: Excellent, moderate, sunny and warm.

Cost of Living: High

Housing Costs in Mission Viejo: High
Zillow has more detail for home prices in Mission Viejo: Zillow

Taxes: California taxes are generally high compared to other states.
California Tax details are here:

Transportation: Orange County Transportion

Health care: Mission Hospital is the largest facility in the Mission Viejo, though there are a large number of full service hospitals and care facilities throughout this affluent region of Southern California.

Travel and tourism:
This website has links to local Chamber of Commerce in the Mission Viejo Region:

Retirement In Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fayetteville is a college town in Washington County, Arkansas and home to the University of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 58,047. However, a special census completed in June 2006 showed the population to be 67,158. The city is the third most populous in Arkansas and serves as the county seat of Washington County. It was also ranked 8th on Forbes Magazine's Top 10 Best Places in America for Business and Careers.

Transportation: The city is served by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill, Arkansas. The airport also serves Springdale, Arkansas, Bentonville, Arkansas (home to Wal-Mart), Rogers, Arkansas, and all of Northwest Arkansas.

Universities and Colleges: University of Arkansas,

Health Care: Fayetteville serves as the regional center for medical care in Northwest Arkansas with hospitals providing a variety of clinical and specialty services.
Washington Regional Medical Center - 479.713.1000
Fayetteville's Washington Regional Medical System is a fully integrated health care system providing a wide range of services. Its flagship, a new state-of -the-art medical center, which opened in August of 2002 in Fayetteville's North Hills Medical Park, is the region's only remaining independent, locally operated, non-profit health care organization.
The Washington Regional Medical System includes an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, assisted living and long-term care facilities, kidney dialysis centers,an outpatient surgery center, and a network of clinics and services.
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Veterans Medical Center - 479.443.4301
The Fayetteville VA Medical Center is a 51-bed medical center that provides acute medical, surgical, and psychiatric care and both primary and secondary levels of outpatient services to veterans. In addition to primary outpatient services, there are General Medical and Surgical clinics and specialty clinics for Urology, Optometry, Diabetes, Women's Health and Mental Hygiene. Other programs and services include dental care, a combined cardio-pulmonary function lab, ultrasound, echocardiography services and an ambulatory surgery program. The Fayetteville VA operates the Gene Taylor Satellite Outpatient Clinic in Mt. Veron, Missouri and additional outpatient clinics in Fort Smith and Harrison. In addition to a well-qualified, permanent staff, various specialists serve as a consulting staff. The Fayetteville VA employs approximately 540 people.
Willow Creek Women's Hospital - 479.684.3000
Willow Creek is Arkansas' only full-service women's health provider that offers services ranging from annual exams and mammography, to diagnosis, treatment for infertility and menopause management, bone densitometry and bladder control concerns.. New mothers enjoy an all-in-one labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum suites. Willow Creek offers patients education programs in wellness, preventive care and nutrition services. Willow Creek also provides many services related to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Things To See and Do: Fayetteville offers many different possibilites for residents and visitors. The University of Arkansas brings excitement and opportunities for sports fans and students. One-of-a-kind shopping, exciting nightlife, live local music and fine arts are also available for everyone to enjoy. In addition to the exciting events in the city, Fayetteville's location in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, plus the lakes, rivers, hiking and biking trails are a wonderful scenic adventure for people who enjoy the outdoors.Check out Fayetteville's year-round attractions, festivals and hot spots, including the following:* Dickson Street * Downtown Square * Walton Arts Center * Farmer's Market * Bikes, Blues & BBQ * Washington County Fair * Lights of the Ozarks * Springfest.

Weather: Fayetteville, AR Weather - WxUSAWxUSA is a "Weather Hub" site that offers an extensive list of weather links
The Weather Channel Fayetteville's weather.

Housing Costs: Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $150,500 (it was $100,300 in 2000)

Retirement Communities: Sweetser Properties - - (479) 443-4601