Always Dreamed of Being an Artist? Here’s a Retirement Community for You
We’ve been covering niche retirement communities for a couple of years now. But in a recent article, U.S. News & World Report profiled a few particularly fun versions, including retirement communities for astronomy lovers, health enthusiasts and aging hippies. Like to ride horses or fly? There’s a place for you too. And artist types can gather in–where else?–California:
Burbank Senior Artists Colony in Burbank, Calif., targets a specific demographic: aspiring artists. Americans looking to paint well into their 60s and 70s or write their first novel can do it at Burbank. The 141-unit community boasts a 40-seat performance theater, artist studios and classrooms, a library, and art display galleries. Rent runs between $1,300 and $1,900 per month, not including healthcare services.
Leigh Ann Otte is a freelance writer who specializes in health and aging issues. She covers finding and paying for senior care for OurParents. If you have any questions about this post or need help finding senior-care options for a loved one, call 1-866-483-4896 to speak with a care advisor in your area.