Where to retire if you love the mountains

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Reprinted from an Article on The Senior Daily News.

These are just a few of the many great places to retire for seniors who love the mountains. When choosing a retirement destination, it's important to consider your individual needs and preferences. Factors to consider include cost of living, access to healthcare, climate, and the availability of amenities and activities that are important to you.

Here are a few additional tips for seniors who are considering retiring to the mountains:

{Let's See Where Summit County Fits under Their Criteria. Interesting but most on their list are not mountain towns but cities in the flatlands looking at the mountains}

Choose a location that offers a variety of outdoor activities. This will help you stay active and engaged in retirement. Check
Consider the climate. Make sure to choose a location with a climate that you're comfortable with. That's personal Taste but We are Outdoors ALL Year Long. I don't know of too many other places that are not either too hot in the summer or too bitter in the winter.  
Think about your access to healthcare. Make sure to choose a location that has good hospitals and doctors. Check
Consider the cost of living. Retirement can be expensive, so it's important to choose a location that you can afford. Again, that's personal. I think we are less expensive than most mountain towns for instance Jackson Hole and Aspen.
Get involved in the community. There are many ways to get involved in your new community, such as volunteering or joining a club. Check. 
Retirement is a great time to enjoy all that life has to offer. If you love the mountains, consider retiring to one of the many great mountain towns and villages across the United States. You won't be disappointed.