Top 8 Reasons to Retire to Arizona
Written by Silver Sage Magazine
Most SilverSagers who reside on the East Coast, retire to Florida. But we’re going to give you the top eight reasons why you should really consider Arizona as your retirement destination. Silver Sage Magazine took to Arizona and the streets of Phoenix and Scottsdale to help you out.
Arizona’s name originated from Arizonac, (Spanish) which in turn was derived from the Indian word, “ali sonak “ meaning small spring. The last state to join the Union in 1912, Arizona now has a population of 7 million residents (5 times less than California and 3 times less than Florida).
Our five-day trip to Arizona was something special. The most striking takeaway was the friendliness of the Arizonians. Wherever we travelled – to the top of Camelback Mountain to the side streets of Phoenix to the watering holes in Glendale – everyone said hello and made us feel welcome!
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