9 Surprising Reasons Baby Boomers Should Move to Scottsdale

Baby Boomers WalkingPlanning for retirement is an exciting time for baby boomers, but the task of picking the perfect place to live out your golden years can be overwhelming and a bit frightening. When it comes to settling down for your retirement, boomers should make sure their choice meets their social, cultural and recreational needs. North Scottsdale Homes for Sale offers many reasons for the baby boomer generation to retire here.

Scottsdale is a suburb within the Phoenix Metropolitan area that is almost 185 square miles with a population of about 220,000. 20% of the population is retired. There are many reasons that Scottsdale is such a popular place to retire. Shopping is plentiful with such upscale department stores such Barney’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Ave. Fine dining options are abundant. There are also many more affordable shopping and dining options in the area as well.

GolfingThe art scene is bustling. Over 120 Old Town art galleries sponsor Thursday night art walks. The Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra and The Phoenix Symphony Orchestra offer entertainment for all to enjoy. The Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix and Gammage Auditorium in Tempe offer many Broadway shows and concerts. There are also several casinos in the Scottsdale area. Casino Arizona, Talking Stick Golf Resort and Casino, and Fort McDowell Casino are lively nightspots for all to enjoy.

If you are a baby boomer that likes to golf, then Scottsdale is definitely the place for you. There are over 100 golf courses for you to choose from and Scottsdale is host to the annual PGA Waste Management Open. North Scottsdale also hosts the Barrett-Jackson car auction, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, and the Parada Del Sol Rodeo, just to name a few. Our beautiful weather makes it possible for baby boomers to enjoy all of the fun and exciting events that North Scottsdale offers throughout the year.

North Scottsdale Homes for Sale also offers senior friendly opportunities such as the Senior Adult Education Program at Scottsdale Community College. There are many Senior Centers in the area that offer services such as transportation options, care-giver assistance, home services, and planned and organized activities and trips.

When it’s time to consider where to retire, Scottsdale should be tops on your list. Activity and entertainment options are endless, and the climate is sure to please anyone who has spent a large part of their life shoveling snow.

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