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Is Houston a Good Place to Retire?

A real estate website named Movoto recently compiled a top ten list of Houston suburbs to retire in. Top of the list is Richmond because of things like the amount of doctors, the cost of living, the median home value and the amount of crime per 100,000 people. Some of the other areas included Webster, […]

A real estate website named Movoto recently compiled a top ten list of Houston suburbs to retire in. Top of the list is Richmond because of things like the amount of doctors, the cost of living, the median home value and the amount of crime per 100,000 people. Some of the other areas included Webster, Alvin, Tomball and Katy.

It would seem Houston is an enticing place to retire, but what about getting around if you can’t drive? And, if that’s the case, how accessible are things like doctors, pharmacies and grocery stores on foot?

We put some of those questions to Jane Bavineau, Vice President of the Sheltering Arms Senior Services Division of Neighborhood, but first we’ll hear from two retirees. One who choose Houston as the place to retire and one who didn’t.

MORE: Why One Retiree Chose Houston and Why Another Didn’t

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