Retiring in Palm Harbor, Florida

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PALM HARBOR: THE TAMPA BAY TOWN THAT’S GREAT FOR SENIORS

Some things just naturally go together, like Lucy and Ricky. Peanut butter and jelly. And yes, seniors and retirement in Palm Harbor! That’s because Palm Harbor has always had the right mix of comfort, conveniences, natural beauty, and charm for older adults who want their retirement to feel like a continuous vacation.

Nestled on the Gulf Coast, Palm Harbor is located just 22 miles from St. Petersburg and 24 miles from Tampa. With hot summers and warm winters, Palm Harbor is a recreation mecca for residents, tourists, and seniors seeking the ideal retirement address.

Close to the Gulf of Mexico, Palm Harbor offers a range of recreation, shopping, dining, and other attractions for seniors that are hard to match. In addition, you’ll find an abundance of cultural events, a wide variety of fitness opportunities, beautiful parks and natural areas to explore, festivals and markets all year long, museums and galleries, exceptional dining, and of course, gorgeous beaches a short distance away.

Palm Harbor is simply a great place to take the freedom you gain during retirement and use it to relax and reconnect in any way you choose, as well as explore new passions. And choosing retirement living at St. Mark Village gives you the perfect home base from which to do all that and more. Read more.

LIVE WELL DURING RETIREMENT IN THE TAMPA BAY AREA

Retirement should offer you more than the freedom to sleep late or a discount at the movies. Retirement is newfound freedom that can inspire you to live the life you’ve always imagined with as much energy, excitement, and connection as you choose. In other words, greater longevity with all the ingredients of healthy aging. Retirement in Palm Harbor offers this and so much more!

At St. Mark Village, we are excited to share why so many forward-thinking older adults have chosen Palm Harbor as their retirement address. Here you can truly live the good life, and live well—and retire without worry.

Retirement in the Tampa Bay area goes above and beyond with health and well-being advantages you won’t find just anywhere. Find out what makes the Tampa Bay area so popular with retirees here.

STAYING FIT DURING RETIREMENT IN THE TAMPA BAY AREA

Did you know that even as little as 10 minutes of physical activity a week can make you feel happier? Now imagine choosing a retirement that surrounds you with unlimited opportunities for staying fit—sightseeing, exploring, exercising, stretching, bicycling, shopping, beachcombing, and lots more—that’s retirement in the Tampa Bay area. And that’s a lot of happy!

When you do something that requires movement, whether it’s a full-blown cardio workout, a quiet stroll through a lovely park, or yoga movements while seated, you’re automatically turning up your happiness meter. That’s because any type of exercise increases the production of serotonin (our “happy” hormone), decreases stress hormones, and can extend your lifespan. You’re more likely to eat a healthy diet. You sleep better. You have a spring in your step and you feel better about yourself. Read more.

PALM HARBOR’S ARTS AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SENIORS

Learning is good for us as we age. It promotes social interaction, makes us happy, and stimulates our brain. And in Palm Harbor, learning is lots of fun! Not just learning about history and culture, but also about the arts, whether through a visit to a museum, taking a class in painting, attending a lively theatrical production. or hearing a concert. Take a look at a just a few of Palm Harbor’s arts and learning opportunities here.

DINING IN PALM HARBOR – GREAT OPTIONS FOR RETIREES

If you’re considering retiring in Palm Harbor, Florida—and what a great idea that is!—you should know that exceptional culinary delights are waiting for you. And it’s not just the wonderful restaurants and farmers markets that make dining in Palm Harbor such a treat: it’s how you can enjoy elegant and casual dining that’s second to none at Palm Harbor’s St. Mark Village senior living community.

It’s no surprise that a retiree-friendly town like Palm Harbor would go to great lengths to offer a wide array of dining experiences. The mild weather, gorgeous scenery, sunsets on the beach and all-around good vibrations just naturally stimulate your appetite. You expect great seafood of course, but dining in Palm Harbor is about so much more. Read more.

PALM HARBOR PARKS—AND WHY CONNECTING WITH NATURE BENEFITS SENIORS

Living in a retirement mecca that happens to be within just a few miles of stunning parks beaches means you get to enjoy them year-round. Take a look at why Palm Harbor parks are such delights.

Palm Harbor offers retirees the perfect location for getting outside. With direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, Palm Harbor can boast beachcombing, fishing, boating, bicycling, kayaking, diving and so much more. Sunset strolls under by moonlight. Yoga on the beach or in the park. Lunch outside most of the year. Lots and lots of ways of getting that precious fresh air! Read more.

PALM HARBOR’S ANNUAL FESTIVALS THAT SENIORS WON’T WANT TO MISS

Who doesn’t love a festival? Just the word itself sounds like fun! Luckily for residents of St. Mark Village, Palm Harbor’s local festivals are imaginative, delicious, and fun—something to look forward to the entire year. The area has plenty of festivals to enjoy, and the whole family can be involved. Learn about a few of Palm Harbor’s local festivals that you can enjoy here.

FINDING CONNECTION AND PURPOSE DURING RETIREMENT IN THE TAMPA BAY AREA

Older adults often play an important role in their local communities through volunteering and participating in projects that benefit others. It’s well known that having a purpose in life and feeling connected to others is key to healthy aging. And for seniors enjoying retirement in the Tampa Bay area, the opportunities to help others are numerous. Learn more.

ST. MARK VILLAGE: MAKING RETIREMENT IN THE TAMPA BAY AREA EVEN MORE SPECIAL

Visit St. Mark Village senior living and you’ll feel it right away: a vibrant spirit of genuine caring for one another. Here, you are part of a loving family that inspires you to enjoy all the perks of carefree senior living that offers everything you need, including seamless access to future health care options. It’s an atmosphere of lifting another other up to new levels of fulfillment in life endeavors.

Find your purpose. Make a connection. Retirement in Palm Harbor can help you do both. Be a part of something truly special. Life at St. Mark Village could be the connection you’ve been looking for.

Discover new passions as you plan your retirement. Download our free guide, A Guide to Living Well During Retirement in Palm Harbor, Florida. Or contact us today.

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