Category Archives: TOPIC – Places to Retire

NEW KID ON THE ASSISTED LIVING BLOCK

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – “Honey, this just isn’t working for me.  I don’t think I can stay here.”  Some version of this welcome greeted me each time I walked into my mom’s room in her new assisted … Continue reading

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CITY SPOTLIGHT-SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA

Places To Retire- Karen, Marty, Mark and Joe- San Luis Obispo, California Retirement in a charming California town of 43,000 like San Luis Obispo (SLO) can be a refreshing change from the hustle and bustle of city life. San Luis Obispo has … Continue reading

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CITY SPOTLIGHT-AUSTIN,TEXAS

Places to Retire – KAREN, MARTY, MARK AND JOE– We want to thank Ashley and Will at the Austin Chamber, www.austinchamber.com for the following information.   Austin, a city of about 800,000 residents, offers a variety of unique and exciting experiences for … Continue reading

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CITY SPOTLIGHT- COEUR d’ALENE, IDAHO

RetireUSA is proud to launch a new blog feature called “City Spotlight” which will focus on cities that are particularly attractive as retirement destinations. Our first city is Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, known in its abbreviated form as “CDA”. We want … Continue reading

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FEAR FACTOR

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM– Just two days after writing about peacefully co-existing with the Florida critters, I had a close encounter of the scary kind, getting way too close to a four-foot diamondback rattle snake.   Walking toward my … Continue reading

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LIVING WHOLEHEARTEDLY

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM-During dinner one night friends shared their favorite “scary Florida critter” encounters.  Stories about snakes (poisonous and not) in beds, dryers, driveways and pools and alligators in garages, pools and under backyard trampolines were flying … Continue reading

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FINDING YOUR PERSONAL VORTEX

RETIREMENT COACHING- DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM-Of all my great memories from a trip to Sedona, AZ, one of my favorites is learning about vortexes.  A vortex is a place of concentrated energy which interacts with a person’s inner self.  These special … Continue reading

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SILVER AND GOLD

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – Boxes are packed, the moving truck is scheduled and soon we will be leaving Minnesota for our new home in Florida.  Calling it our “new” home is not exactly accurate because we have … Continue reading

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ON BEING A GRANDPARENT

HOUSING OPTIONS – ELLEE CELLER, REALTOR– Visiting the grandkids can be exciting and exhausting!  Never expected to be a “horse” for a three year old at my “certain age”, but, by golly, I can still do it!  So why not … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN WASHINGTON

PLACES TO RETIRE – WASHINGTON RETIREMENT – Retire USA currently features four cities for retirement in Washington: Spokane, Seattle, Bellevue, and Tacoma. Washington is a state with jaw dropping scenery for every taste. The spectacular Cascade Range with its snow-capped … Continue reading

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