The top five small cities for aging, according to the report:
See a full list of top small cities:
The Nation’s Most Senior-Friendly Cities (Small)
Notice a theme?
Irving admits that the results seem slightly surprising at first glance. “It was interesting to see so many mid-western and northeastern cities in the top 20,” he says.
Another quirky commonality among the top cities was that many played host to at least one university. Study authors attribute this to the fact that many college towns offer both a wealth of opportunities for intellectual stimulation, and a strong medical presence in the form of a university hospital.