NEWS YOU CAN USE: Best Retirement Locales for the City Slicker

Physician's Money Digest, October 2005, Volume 12, Issue 14

Bottom Line

Not every physician-investor dreamsabout spending their golden yearstucked away in the countryside oron an island in the Caribbean. Granted,these are both nice places to unwind andreconnect with nature, but some peoplerequire more from their retirement environmentthan trees and ocean; these folks enjoy the kind of life only a city can provide.If you're a physician-investor who doesn't want to leave the city behind whenit comes time to retire, you don't have to. Today there are several retirement-friendlycities in the United States, where a city slicker can find good quality of life andhealth care. According to , the following are the 10 best cities for theurban-minded retiree:

  • Boulder, Colo
  • Portland, Ore
  • San Antonio, Tex
  • Asheville, NC
  • Austin, Tex
  • Boca Raton, Fla
  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Colorado Springs, Colo
  • Madison, Wis
  • Pittsburgh, Pa