Get Active with ActiveAdultLivingCharleston.com

Whether you’re looking for quiet relaxation or an exciting new adventure, Lee Schiller is the perfect realtor to help you find exactly what you want in one of Charleston’s beautiful neighborhoods.  From beautiful islands and beaches to the bustling, preserved historic downtown, Charleston offers the perfect lifestyle for active retirees. Golf, biking, walking trails, parks, art and theater, shopping, and world-class festivals are all steps away from your front door.  Here are four ways to keep an active, healthy retirement lifestyle while taking advantage of Charleston’s charm, beauty, and convenience.

  1. Get Active –The Charleston area offers a stunning landscape as a backdrop to any outdoor activity.  The Ravenel Bridge is a great place to take an early morning run or an evening stroll, with expansive views of the entire Charleston region and the Charleston Harbor.  Dorchester County offers senior baseball teams, walking clubs, and more.  If being physically active is at the top of your list, you’ll find an oasis by living in the resort-style Del Webb at Cane Bay 55+ community, {http://activeadultlivingcharleston.com/del-webb/} boasting indoor and outdoor pools, state-of-the-art fitness, aerobics, and dance center, tennis courts, and miles of scenic walking and biking trails.
  2. Get Social —Charleston has been ranked the “Friendliest City” in America time and time again, which makes meeting new people and forming a sense of community a pleasure.  Charleston and Dorchester counties offer 50+ adults everything from coffee socials to game nights.  The greater Charleston area is home to many active social and cultural clubs.  The Pines { http://activeadultlivingcharleston.com/the-pines/} is a beautiful, intimate neighborhood for 55+ active adults with a luxurious 4,700 square-foot clubhouse that serves as a social hub where residents regularly gather.  Residents of Liberty Cottages at Park West {http://activeadultlivingcharleston.com/liberty-cottages/} can take advantage of a larger surrounding community with plenty of fine dining, shopping, and a diverse culture.
  3. Get Thinking – Just because you are no longer working does not mean your mind will go idle.Keep growing your mind and knowledge through education starting with the real-life history book that is Charleston.  Tour Fort Sumter {  https://www.nps.gov/fosu/index.htm} or visit the Middleton Place Plantation { https://www.middletonplace.org/} for an amazing lesson on our country’s past.  Engage in meditation through many of the yoga classes offered at local studios or through the active adult programs.  Residents of The Elms of Charleston {http://activeadultlivingcharleston.com/the-elms/} and the Four Seasons At Lakes of Cane Bay {http://activeadultlivingcharleston.com/four-seasons/} can step outside their doors to take advantage of beautiful, peaceful fishing lakes – perfect for relaxed, reflective thinking.
  4. Get Involved – It’s time to pass the torch to the next generation – a brighter future begins with you! Charleston is home to many non-profits and community outreach programs that are always in need of volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, learn about the region, and most of all make a difference in someone’s life.  The Children’s Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina http://www.musckids.org/en/about-us/volunteer is always in need of volunteers, from preparing family meals to greeting visitors at the door.  Residents of the Carillon at The Ponds {http://activeadultlivingcharleston.com/carillon/} are able to volunteer at the YMCA located right in the center of the neighborhood.  Find out more about local volunteer opportunities in the Charleston area by visiting: http://www.charleston-sc.gov/index.aspx?NID=371

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