Couple Trades Frostbite for Florida as Tallahassee “Home Free” Contest Winner

A couple from New Hampshire will trade in their snow shovel for sunshine as their dream of retiring in Florida becomes reality. Choose Tallahassee, a group created to promote the benefits of retiring in Florida’s Capital City, has selected a winner of its groundbreaking “Home Free: Why I Want to Live in Tallahassee” contest. Catherine and Bill Campbell, the grand prize winners, will receive a free, yearlong residence in a beautiful Tallahassee home and dozens of perks that will enable them to experience all that the area has to offer.

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The Washington Economics Group Picks Tallahassee, Fla., as Number One Retirement Destination for Baby Boomers

~  Study Cites Climate, Cost of Living/Taxes, Health Care as Key Factors ~ WASHINGTON, D.C. – A revealing new analysis of trends and preferences indicates that tens of millions of Baby Boomers searching for the ideal place to retire should look to Southern college towns for the best combination of climate, cost of living, health …

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U.S. News: Tallahassee ‘Bargain Retirement Spot’

Citing the strong value of current home prices U.S. News and World Report recently named Tallahassee one of “10 Bargain Retirement Spots.” The magazine also noted that “Seniors in Tallahassee can stargaze at the Challenger Learning Center Planetarium, explore the 68,000-acre St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, or visit the reconstructed Spanish colonial Mission San Luis, …

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Tallahassee’s unique health resource

Tallahassee is home to a very unique health resource: a local, nationally recognized health plan with two clinical facilities. For almost 30 years, Capital Health Plan has provided area residents with quality, comprehensive, health care protection. CHP offers health plans for employer groups and Medicare eligible individuals. These plans include comprehensive coverage with no deductibles. …

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the Florida State University

This is learning for the fun of learning. OLLI at FSU is a scholarly and exciting program of classes targeted to retired individuals and folks over 50 who want to continue their education in a stress-free environment where there are no tests and no homework. The program is associated with the Pepper Institute on Aging …

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