Retire to the Good Life

Ready to Retire?

With Savannah’s subtropical climate and wealth of educational, cultural and recreational activities, retirement living is richly rewarding.

Active Living

Several local programs help seniors lead healthy, wellinformed and socially and physically active lives. Founded in 1959, Senior Citizens Inc. (912-236-0363) offers multiple programs and operates neighborhood centers for seniors throughout the Savannah area. The Learning Center provides classes, special programs, lunchtime lectures and travel excursions for active adults. Senior Citizens Inc. also helps seniors maintain independence with its Adult Daytime Care Centers and in-home nursing, personal-care, homemaking and companion services, home-delivered meals and Geriatric Care Management.

Smart Senior (912-352-4405), a program operated by the St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, and GenerationOne (912-350-7587), which is sponsored by Memorial University Medical Center, provide seniors with medical screenings, health and educational seminars and other

Never Too Late

Seniors seeking to continue their education can pursue degrees and noncredit courses at area colleges. Tuition at state colleges and universities may be free for those 62 and older.