If your retirement plans include relocation to Florida, you wouldn’t be alone. Florida is the top retirement destination for many older adults, with approximately 84,000 people retiring to the Sunshine State each year. And although you too may be dreaming of Florida, you may not be sure which community would best suit your lifestyle. If Pompano Beach is not already on your short list of dream cities, you’ll want to add it quickly.
About Pompano Beach, Florida
Tucked away in beautiful Broward County, Pompano Beach is a thriving city on the east side of Florida. Beaches feature the lovely waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and Fort Lauderdale is less than a 30-minute drive to the south. With just under 100,000 residents, Pompano Beach offers the conveniences of a large city but with enough local flair to give it a small-town feel. Popular with retirees, Pompano Beach offers more than just beautiful scenery and desirable temperatures; it is a city that has plenty to offer older adults.
Connecting with Others
Seniors living in Pompano Beach have many opportunities to connect with peers and community easily. The city offers a variety of events that are updated monthly and range from film series to art installations to concerts throughout the year. For retirees seeking a healthy lunch and conversation, The Northeast Focal Point Senior Center offers meals, activities, and resources in neighboring Deerfield Beach. Adult residents over the age of 50 are also welcome to join the SHEALED program, which is specially designed for active seniors to connect and learn together.
The entire Broward County area is full of nature preserves, parks, and public beaches to enjoy. Take a stroll through the Military Trail Natural Area, take up flying model airplanes (or simply watch others do so) at the Model Airplane Field, take a dip in one of the county’s community pools, or leash up your pup and head to the dog park. No matter what you like to do, one thing is for certain: When you retire to Pompano Beach, you will never be bored.
Staying Healthy in Pompano Beach
Thanks in part to the large number of retirees who call Pompano Beach home, the city and its surrounding neighborhoods offer many resources aimed at keeping older adults healthy and feeling their best. Broward County Transit offers multiple transportation services to get seniors to and from appointments and errands, including a public bus and a shared door-to-door transportation service for seniors who need extra assistance. For older adults who want nutritious meals prepared and delivered on a daily basis, Meals on Wheels South Florida is active in the Pompano Beach area. Older adults looking for support and encouragement can take part in a variety of support groups for people who are dealing with issues such as grief, Alzheimer’s disease, and caregiver support, to name just a few.
If you or your older loved one is looking to retire in Pompano Beach but would like the socialization and extra opportunities that come from a senior living lifestyle, The Preserve at Palm-Aire is a must-see. Our community provides a variety of senior living options including independent living, assisted living, and dementia care. Each of our residents experiences a luxury lifestyle in our community, having said goodbye to the chores and obligations of traditional homeownership.
Residents living at The Preserve at Palm-Aire enjoy meals served in a social dining room, activities throughout the day, beautiful grounds to explore, and friends right down the hallway. We would love to show you what life at The Preserve is like. Schedule your tour today!