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Returning to the fun of retirement...
Reasons retirees choose California to retire:
1. Golf courses
3. Proximity to ports for sea cruises
4. World-class medical facilities, see county rankings by health.
5. Did we mention golf?
Retirees take golf seriously. More seriously than those still working - as retirees are serious about having fun. Which explains why so many retirement communities feature a golf course a stone's throw from home. Consider one of California's best kept secrets, General Olds Golf Course, which has a great reputation and is roughly thirty seconds from Air Force Village West, (AFVW.)
Worst states to retire? According to Money-Rate.com, Maine is dead last.
9. New York
7. Rhode Island
The best states listed to retire according to the authors of the survey, were highly subjective. They mainly factored in opportunities to work, (thus negating "retirement") and climate. In the area of climate, the states experience the most tornadoes are listed in red, with the most current listing at NOAA. Areas experiencing floods are in green. Areas with both, are listed in purple. Flooded states are at listed at NOAA.