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Care & Living

ccording to the 2015 US Census estimates, New Hampshire ties for the second oldest population when it comes to median age, a title we share with Vermont –

the median age in both states is at 42.8, with Maine just a step behind. In fact, we’ve traded this title with our neighbors over the years. There’s a litany of stats that show the state is aging, and as a result, it’s more than ready to offer its population anything and everything older residents may need — starting with a reason to be here. The “Live Free or Die” motto describes the attitude as well as a way of life for many New Hampshire retirees. There’s a robust feeling of independence here in the Granite State, which has to do with a tangible sense of being connected to the place and to its traditions. Like all of New England, the cost of living tends to run higher than the national average. Yet compared to some other parts of the Northeast, New Hampshire can be considered a bargain. The biggest plus is that the state’s income tax of 5 percent does not apply to salaries or IRA distributions. In addition, there is no general sales tax or personal income tax. When it comes to staying active, the Granite State has an abundance of natural beauty for retirees who appreciate the outdoors, including the majestic White Mountains, with more than 1,200 hiking trails, top-notch skiing and stunning fall foliage, more than 270 lakes and ponds for boating and fishing and six public beaches along its picturesque, 13 miles of seacoast that are perfect for sailing, swimming or simply enjoying the sun and sand. New Hampshire also has an abundance of care options available to retirees, including about 30 hospitals, 28 assisted living facilities, 62 skilled nursing and rehab centers, and a plethora of medical and nonmedical home care agencies. Overall, the Granite State is a welcoming destination to spend your retirement years. In this section, you will find a list of retirement, assisted living and residential care facilities in New Hampshire.

Seacoast Region Brookdale Spruce Wood Durham (603) 659-1100 brookdale.com Clipper Harbor of Portsmouth Portsmouth genesishcc.com/ClipperHarbor (603) 431-2530 Langdon Place of Dover Dover (603) 743-4110 genesishcc.com/LangdonPlace Langdon Place of Exeter Exeter (603) 772-5251 genesishcc.com/LangdonPlaceExeter Partridge House Hampton (603) 929-3032 genesishcc.com/PartridgeHouse

The Pines of Newmarket Newmarket (603) 659-6000 pinesofnewmarketseniorliving.com

Aynsley Place Nashua (603) 204-8660 courvillecommunities.com

Bentley Commons at Bedford Bedford (603) 644-2200 bentleyatbedford.com

RiverWoods at Exeter/ The Boulders/The Ridge Exeter (603) 772-4700 riverwoodsrc.org

The Arbors of Bedford Bedford (603) 647-9300 arborsofbedford.com

Birch Hill Terrace Manchester (603) 645-6500 birchhillterrace.org

Benchmark Senior Living Bedford Falls Bedford (603) 471-2555 benchmarkseniorliving.com

Carlyle Place Bedford (603) 472-2000 courvillecommunities.com

Wentworth Senior Living Portsmouth (603) 436-0169 wentworthseniorliving.org

Merrimack Valley All American Assisted Living at Londonderry Londonderry (603) 537-9898 allamericanal.com/Londonderry/ AssistedLiving

Benchmark Senior Living at Nashua Crossings Nashua (603) 882-2898 benchmarkseniorliving.com Benchmark Senior Living Greystone Farm at Salem Salem (603) 898-5393 benchmarkseniorliving.com

Courville at Manchester Manchester (603) 647-5900 courvillecommunities.com Courville at Nashua Nashua (603) 889-5450 courvillecommunities.com

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