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    • Take a Day Trip to these Local Destinations

      The Woodlands area is a great place to live. There's never a shortage of places to go for the weekend. Some of the places you might want to consider include:   Galveston Island -- An hour-and-a-half southeast from the Woodlands is Galveston Island, 80 miles from the Woodlands. It's a beautiful site year round. One of its features is the Strand, a collection of historic...

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    • How About a Jimmy Buffet Inspired Retirement Community?

        Jimmy Buffet fans are excited to enjoy their retirement "wasted away again in Margaritaville" at Latitude Margaritaville. The 55-and-over community will be opening in Daytona, Florida and expecting its first residents to move in by Fall 2018. CBS has reported that 10,000 people have already signed up!   The idea is to create an atmosphere reflective of the tropical, care-free lifestyle Buffet sang about...

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    • What are the benefits of living in a 55+ community?

      The kids are out of the house, the neighborhood isn't the same as it used to be, and all that yard work is taking a toll (or being left for next year). It is time for a change, and what better way to take advantage of retirement than to spend it in a community of peers, relaxing  and engaging with the beautiful scenery of a...

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    • Dogs can retire too you know…

        Active adult communities for older adults is a popular segue into your golden years of retirement, but have you ever wondered if a place existed where elderly dogs could spend their latter years in peace and ease? Well, Michael and Zina Goodin decided that the world needed such a place, and it was up to them to make it a reality! In 2012 they...

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    • Three Versatile Apps for Older Adults

      Just because a person is older doesn't mean they can't embrace technology. In fact, technology can be an absolute blessing for seniors, especially if family lives far away or if a retiree is looking for something to pass the time. There are many apps available for smartphones that can help seniors connect with loved ones, as well as enjoy pastimes in the comfort of home...

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    • Senior Citizen Discounts at Businesses in The Woodlands, TX

      The Woodlands is a city full of unique culture, with a community served by a wide variety of local businesses. Many of the wonderful unique stores and businesses in the area have special discounts for senior citizens. This list is for senior citizens who want to shop locally and get a discount, too.   Bradbury & Sons Painting - 131 S. Trade Center Pkwy This family...

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    • Easy Local Day Trips for Older Adults

      Although The Woodlands is a wonderful community, it's always fun to get out of town sometimes. The areas immediately surrounding The Woodlands, and in the greater Texas area, make great trips for adults 55 and up living an active lifestyle. The next time you're looking for the perfect day trip just a short drive away, consider a visit to one of these nearby cities and areas:...

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    • New Developments Coming Near The Woodlands, TX

      The local economy in and around The Woodlands, Texas is showing continued signs of economic prosperity and growth. Just recently, The Houston Chronicle reported on the continued growth happening in the area surrounding The Woodlands.   Spring, Texas is a small but growing community just eight miles away from The Woodlands with a large amount of development taking place. These planned new developments will be a...

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    • Recreation Centers for Staying Fit around The Woodlands

      One of the best ways to keep the mind and body sharp at every age is to participate in active activities and recreation. In The Woodlands, Texas, and the surrounding areas, there are a number of local activities oriented at older adults that provide a chance to keep your body moving while connecting with the local community.   Recreation Centers with Older Adult Programs The YMCA...

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    • May Community Events in and around The Woodlands, TX

      The Woodlands is always active with interesting activities, and you might want to put some of these on your calendar for May, 2017: Craft Beer Festival May 13 at Town Green Park in Spring 1:30 PM to 11:00 PM More than 30 breweries will present over 100 beers on tap. There will also be 16 phenomenal bands, approximately nine different food trucks, and lots of...

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