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Nicknamed “The Rocket City” for its close association with the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville is a diverse and dynamic city located in Alabama.  Seniors Directory North Alabama Senior Directory Huntsville helps aging adult find valuable resources not only in Huntsville but throughout all of North Alabama, in cities such as Athens, Decatur, Madison, and Florence.  With over 50 categories of services, we make it easy for aging adults to find all the resources and services they need, from assisted living facilities, area agencies on aging offices, rehab facilities, and much more. 

Huntsville is a historic city in Northern Alabama that is continuing to grow as more and more people are attracted to the many benefits it offers.  It is quickly becoming one of the tech leaders in the nation, and it has a unique vibe where Southern hospitality meets the modern age.  It is home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and NASA’s Marshall Flight Space Center, and the pride for these are easily discerned.  Football is also big in Alabama, and the Auburn Bama game is sure to spark the city, as well as state, in a frenzy.  Huntsville also is a great place for sports and outdoor enthusiasts.  With 200 days of sunshine a year, it is easy to get out and about in some of the many activities popular here.  It has 7 golf courses nearby, is at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains which supplies miles of trails, and the Tennessee River is close by for boating and fishing.  Alabama also has some of the best kept secret beaches, that are close enough for a day trip or an extended vacation down on the coast. 

Seniors are flocking here for a number of reasons.  One of them would be the cheap cost of living.  The cost of living is close to 7% less than the average across the United States.  Housing is relatively affordable in Huntsville, with a median of around $140,000.  This is great for aging adults that are looking for a place to spend their golden years relaxing and enjoying all the perks of this city.  Alabama in general also has better prices for Assisted Living and Nursing Homes than the rest of the country, with an average of $180 a day instead of $240.  Add in homeowners over the age of 65 do not have to pay property taxes, and there is no estate tax, and financially Huntsville makes a lot of sense.  Though it is cheaper than some other places to retire, this does not mean the quality of senior medical care providers goes down.  Huntsville has a big enough population to provide great senior care for everything from incontinence care to memory care units.  The unusual cultural combination of the South and cunning edge technology, great weather and outdoors, and affordable cost of living make Huntsville a genuine interest for many seniors wondering where they should retire.

 

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