Retiring or Not Consider Moving to Live the Denver Contemporary Urban Lifestyle!

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Apr 24, 2020

Today there are so many choices for older adults when they reach the age of retirement. For that matter, what is the age of retirement? The answer is there is no set age. It is a personal choice of when one chooses to retire or if they want to retire or can retire. So, maybe we need to look at this as not retirement, but when does it feel right to change your lifestyle? And that is a very personal choice.
For the person who has lived in the suburbs and commuted their entire life for a job, the attraction of living in a large urban area such as Denver may be appealing. If you love the theater and concerts, then you have that within easy reach if you live in downtown Denver. If you love sports, you have the major sports arenas close by. Life in downtown Denver is also about the amazing restaurants large and small, brew pubs and more. But there is more to Denver than the theater scene, concerts, sports and fine dining.
In Denver we have access to major art museums, from the Denver Art Museum to Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, American Museum of Western Art, Clyfford Still Museum, Mizel Museum, Museo de las Americas and others. Then add in the Denver Botanic Gardens with their wonderful concerts and the amazing events at Denver Museum of Nature & Science. When you live in downtown Denver you are also near the Colorado State Capitol. Maybe politics is your second career?
With the Denver urban lifestyle all the above are a walk or close ride away, whether it be public transportation, ride hailing service or car sharing. Do you even need to own a car if you live in downtown Denver?
Have we piqued your interest in a lifestyle change? Use this resource and look at the section called Active Adult Communities and plan some visits to the communities located in urban Denver. You may find that you want to immerse yourself in the Denver lifestyle.
Editors Note: This article was submitted by the Staff at 16 Penn Apartments located in Uptown Denver. They can be reached at 720-269-4380 or by email at

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