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South West Florida -Top Spot For Retiring Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers

Were you born between 1944 and 1964? If so, you are considered a baby boomer. You are one of approximately 76 million living in the United States today. Baby Boomers have seen more change in this world than any other generation. You have worked hard and seen uncertain times in our society. At this point in your life your getting away from the grind of working long hours, and you’re ready to retire.

The Southwest Florida Cape Coral/Fort Myers area is a place to consider for your new stage in life seriously!

Here are some of our favorite reasons why Southwest Florida is the perfect place to retire.

Benefits of Cape Coral/Fort Myers

Cape Coral/Fort Myers has a low cost of living and no state income tax. Public transportation is cheap, and excellent medical care is available.


Fort Myers/Cape Coral has easy access to many beautiful beaches. If you like to go for walks, ride bikes, go kayaking, canoeing or boating all these activities are easily accessible. Freshwater fishing and saltwater fishing are both popular.


Maybe golf is more your style. The Fort Myers/Cape Coral area has almost 50 golf courses. The activity opportunity here is endless! No matter what you enjoy doing, you can find it close by.

Communities in Fort Myers-Cape Coral Area

There are 27 communities geared towards retired persons in the Fort Myers/Cape Coral area.

Eight of these are 55+ age restrictions and include. Pelican Preserve and Seven Lakes, which are both located on golf courses, River Towers, a lake accessible community, Cinnamon Cove, Cascades at River Hall, Heritage Cove, Pine Ridge at Fort Myers, and Brandywine.

Giving Back

Do you want to impact someone else’s life? There are a lot of volunteering options in the Fort Myers/Cape Coral area. Here are some of our favorites:

  1. Happy Families Recreational Center provides children and families with a brighter future.Local hospitals are looking for clerical support, popcorn sales, gift shop, patient transport, child care, and much more.

  2. Angel Wings of SW Florida. This shelter is for homeless single women without dependent children trying to get back to self-sufficiency.

  3. Bonita Springs YMCA offers a wide variety of opportunities in their After School, Sports, Membership and Wellness programs. Have a special talent you’d like to share? They welcome new ideas and guest speakers.

  4. American Red Cross, Service to the Armed Forces- Veterans Ambassador. Volunteers would be supporting veterans by visiting and talking with patients, providing comfort items, craft assistance, information and referral, and more.

  5. Pace Center for Girls. Volunteer opportunities include; tutoring (especially math), clerical assistance, teacher’s assistant, donation sorting, monthly point store shopping, arts and crafts facilitator, grounds beautification, lunch assistants.

Finding your new home doesn’t have to be stressful. Rebecca Silva is passionate about serving others. She has helped many people find their dream home. You are not limited to a retirement community, Rebecca can help with new construction, tenant placing, buying a home. She thinks outside the box and will you make a dream a reality.

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