Active Adult Communities

6/30/2014 | By Seniors Guide Staff

Looking for retirement options in Columbus, Ohio?  You’ve come to the right place!  Along with our helpful list of resources for the Columbus area, we’ve compiled the top 10 reasons to retire to Columbus, Ohio.

1) Amazing Retirement Communities

Columbus has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for the carefree lifestyle of an Active Adult Community, the extra helping hands of an Assisted Living Community, or anything in between, you’ll find a great place to stay here. And if you’d rather optimize your own home, there are plenty of Home Health Care options here as well.

2) State-of-the-art hospitals

There is no better feeling than knowing that top-notch medical help isn’t far away. Ohio State University Hospital and Riverside Methodist are just a quick ride away, and there are also countless great physicians and specialists in town.

3) Fun and active senior centers

Spending time at your local senior center is a great way to get out and meet new people. After all, the people are Columbus’ greatest asset!

4) It’s affordable

You’ll hold on to a few more of those hard-earned dollars when you decide to retire in Columbus. In fact, Columbus made U.S. News & World Report’s list of America’s Best Affordable Places to Retire.

5) Thriving art scene

The Columbus Museum of Art, the Short North Arts District and Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts are all right here in town. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg … the beautiful, inspiring iceberg!

6) Incredible food

From fine dining to food trucks, Columbus has what it takes to make sure you’ve got a full belly and a smile on your face.

7) Awesome sports teams

If you like football, living in Columbus is the next best thing to living near an NFL team. In fact, it might be better. Nothing is quite like the atmosphere of Saturday spent in a packed stadium, watching our beloved Ohio State Buckeyes! Football isn’t the only game in town; if you like hockey, you can also enjoy the thrills of the Columbus Blue Jackets taking the ice. And in the summertime, kick back and cheer the Cleveland Indians AAA-affiliate Columbus Clippers bat their way to the big leagues.

8) Lots of live entertainment

Whether you’re into the theater, the symphony, the ballet, live comedy, or just like being in an audience, you won’t be bored in Columbus. Check out BalletMet Columbus and CATCO Theatre to get started.

9) Convenient location

Right in the center of everything, Columbus is perfect for easy travel. You can enjoy an easy day trip to surrounding cities, and the kids will never have a good excuse not to visit!

10) Do you really need another reason?

If so, here’s an idea. Why don’t you come here for a visit? Trust us; by the time you’re done, you’ll have come up with a few reasons of your own. Come see what Columbus is all about, and stay a while!

Seniors Guide Staff

Seniors Guide has been addressing traditional topics and upcoming trends in the senior living industry since 1999. We strive to educate seniors and their loved ones in an approachable manner, and aim to provide them with the right information to make the best decisions possible.

Seniors Guide Staff