All Posts tagged: Retirement

LaWanda

I May Live in Arizona, But I’m a NY Yankees Fan

My name is LaWanda. I’m 74 years old and have been retired for 12 years. I saw an advertisement in a magazine about Sun City Grand, in Surprise AZ. The name “Surprise” fascinated me and the area looked so beautiful and inviting we had to come see for ourselves. After our first visit (we visited…
Ann

It’s Like We’re Back in College

I’m Eileen. I’m 64 years young, retired and a budding entrepreneur. We were looking for a home and community we could retire in. Part of our criteria was a community with a social life, golf available and access to a gym and other activities. After looking at several developments we decided this was the place.…
Linda

Getting Older Means More Freedom

I’m Linda, 64 years young, semi-retired and interested in finding a part time job. After coming to Surprise, AZ a few times, I found the sun, all the activities and the sense of freedom so welcoming. And I wanted to be close to my guy Bruce who recently bought a home here. My perception of…
Sandy

Life Begins After Retirement

My name is Sandy, I’m 68 years old and retired. My husband and I visited his sister and brother-in-law in Arizona February of 2003 while on vacation from Portland, OR. We absolutely fell in love with the Sun City Grand Retirement community. Since I knew I was going to retire in December of that year,…
Gail

Missing the Young Life!

My name is Gail. I’m 70+ and my job is to act, sing and direct plays. I decided to live in Arizona because my son moved here years ago. He said, “Mom, how long do you want to work full time?” He kept sending me brochures about this community and I did want to be…