Retirement is supposed to be a time when people move to Florida to sip drinks on the beach, or settle in Arizona to play endless rounds of golf.
But in reality, a huge percentage of Americans are happy to remain right where they are. A 2018 AARP survey found that more than three-quarters of people age 50 or older prefer to stay in their current homes as they age, as we reported in “The 5 Best Home Upgrades for Retirees.”
In fact, there are many good reasons for remaining in your hometown after retirement. Following are some of the best.