Still, some cities are better than others for older singles, especially those who are seeking some place to retire.
We plied the country to find 10 great cities in which to retire for older singles, focusing primarily on places with convivial locals, a solid percentage of AARP-age residents and, of course, a lot of things to do — either solo or with a date.
The region is also an extremely healthy place to live.
The metro area has a high proportion of population age 65 and older, and the age-adjusted health status of that population is among the best in the United States.
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And what better way to “Let the Good Times Roll” than with a Cajun two-step or a Zydeco syncopated slide?
If you play well with others and are looking for the chance to get your groove on, this is the place for you.
You could roam the hot spots of a town for months without meeting that special someone, then find a soul mate in a chance encounter at the post office. Meet new people and find love with help from AARP Dating.
It helps, of course, that the city has a fairly compact center loaded with date-friendly diversions — indoors and out — to suit most tastes.
San Francisco is among the top 10 metro areas for population density, with more than 800,000 people packed into a central city the size of Disney World. is well known for its eccentricities, but it is also a high-functioning city.
Curley Taylor and his band, Zydeco Trouble, hail from the heart of Creole country in Louisiana.
Curley's bluesy, soulful vocals and the band's hard driving Zydeco beat blend to create high-energy dance music for all audiences.