Thursday, March 13, 2008

Fort Collins Colorado Retirement

Fort Collins lies in Colorado's Front Range Region. Money Magazine ranked Fort Collins this the *best* place to live in the USA in 2006, though it did not make the top ten in 2007.

Retirement Communities in Fort Collins:

Collinwood Assisted Living
New Mercer Commons
Good Samaritan Society Fort Collins Village
Brookdale-Sterling House of ft Collins

Population: 128,000 (2006)

Weather: Annual precipitation 16 inches.
Clear days 106
Snowfall 36 inches.
High temp in July 86°
Low temp in Jan 15°

Cost of Living:
Housing Costs:The Median home price is 212,000, making Fort Collins housing more affordable than many other popular retirement regions in the USA.
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Colorado Taxes:

Transportation: is the official system of Fort Collins.

Universities and Colleges:

Institute-Business & Medical
Colorado State University
Co State University
Colorado State University
Front Range Community College

Health care:
Longmont United Hospital
Poudre Valley Hospital
Co State University Teaching Hospital
Poudre Valley Hospital: Poudre Valley Hospital-Poudre Valley

Travel and tourism: is the official website for Fort Collins travelers and tourists.

Denver CO Retirement

Denver is known as the "Mile High City" for it's high elevation near Colorado's spectacular Rocky Mountains. Denver is located in Colorado's "Denver" Travel region.

Retirement Communities in Denver (not a comprehensive listing):
Heritage Club of Denver
Porter Place Retirement
Dayton Place Retirement Community
Top Rock LLC
Allied Jewish Apartments
Lakewood Estates Retirement (303) 239-0740
Argyle Park Square

Population: 555,000 people live in Denver.

Weather: Dry, sunny, moderate winters, warm summers. Rainfall average is 15 inches, snowfall 55 inches.

Cost of Living: Moderate

Housing Costs: Denver's Median home price is $240,000 has more detail for home prices in Colorado also has good housing data for Denver

Colorado Taxes:

Transportation: Denver Regional Transportation

Universities and Colleges:

University of Denver
Johnson & Wales University
Art Institute of Colorado
Colorado Christian University
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Westwood College

Health care:
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Healthone: Presbyterian-Saint Luke's Medical Center
Rose Medical Center
Porter Adventist Hospital
St Anthony Hospital
Centura Health Hospitals: Centura Home Care & Hospice
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Exempla St Joseph Hospital
University of Colorado Hospital

Travel and tourism: is Denver's official Visitor Bureau Website, and offers extensive information about this dynamic region. Check out the following categories at the site for more information:

Art Galleries and Antiques
Performing Arts
Casinos & Gaming
Rail Transportation
Children's Attractions
Seasonal Events
Colorado CVBs/Chambers of Commerce
Specialty Tours and Attractions
Denver Cultural Resources
Sports, Music and Event Venues
Denver Metro
Sports, Professional
Guided Tours
Winery/Brewery Tours
Official Visitor Information Centers

Retire To Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. The region is a choice place to live. We're the home of nationally known attractions and museums, such as Winterthur Museum & Country Estate; Longwood Gardens; Nemours Mansion & Gardens; Hagley Museum; the Delaware Art Museum; and the Brandywine River Museum. You can enjoy a weekend getaway in your own backyard!

Population: According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 72,876.

Transportation: Wilmington is served by the Wilmington Rail Station, with frequent service between Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC. The closest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport. A few miles south of Wilmington is New Castle County Airport which will have commerical services via Skybus Airlines beginning March 7,2008 to Columbus, OH and Greensboro, NC.

Health Care: Christiana Care Health System
13 Reads Way, Ste. 203, New Castle, 19720 (Click for Map)
Phone: 302-733-1000

Weather: Current weather forecast for Wilmington, DE

Housing Costs: Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $141,600 (it was $89,100 in 2000) Median gross rent in 2005: $736