Age-targeted community living appeals to those wanting an active adult lifestyle without the restrictions of an age-restricted community.
Active Adult Communities are developed for a diverse range of ages, amenities, and lifestyles. These communities may be distinguished as:
Age-Targeted Communities defined as open to those of any age with amenities appealing to an active lifestyle. Popular amenities may include indoor or outdoor pools, tennis courts, pickleball courts, a community center, walking trails, or even a golf course.
Age-Restricted Communities defined as a community geared towards those aged 55+ and catering to active adult living. Popular amenities may be very similar to those mentioned above in the age-targeted communities but is restricted to residents 55+.
Both Age-Restricted and Age-Targeted Communities may also include some or all of services such as lawn mowing services, landscaping, snow removal, common area maintenance, and a central area for socialization such as a clubhouse or community center.
Both types of communities cater to active adults and Baby Boomers who are looking for a vacation home or a retirement home. The neighborhoods center around what’s important to each group of residents.
See our recent Ask The Broker video: What Is An Age-Targeted Community
Identifying Age-Targeted and Age-Restricted Communities on our Website
Before buying a home it’s a good idea to meet with your Active Adults Realty agent and visit the different areas and neighborhoods together. Inquire about your options, the community rules, the Home Owner’s Association, and compare the various environments residents enjoy.
You can easily identify whether a neighborhood or particular home for sale is Age-Restricted or for All Ages on our website. You can locate this information on our website using any one of these options:
- The easiest way is to scroll down on the ActiveAdultsDelaware.com homepage where you can Choose your lifestyle by selecting the image for 55+ Communities or All-Age Communities.
- When viewing one of the Delaware Communities or Neighborhoods pages, look towards the top of the page. From here you’ll see where it tells you if the community is a 55+ community or not.
- If you’re doing a Property Search, click on More Filters. Under the Senior Communities field select Yes.
- An alternate way to search for this information is under the Search in the top navigation. From the drop-down menu select Search by Lifestyle which takes you to a page leading to specific pages and searches for the Active Adult Communities, waterfront, etc.
These are just some of the ways you can find the right community on ActiveAdultsDelaware.com. Look around and find others by clicking on The Area or Communities in the top navigation throughout our website.
We’re happy to answer your questions and help you find the communities which suit your lifestyle. Contact us today and we’ll make some plans.