Eric and Sandra Retire to Garden City, South Carolina

Have you wondered if you should retire to Garden City, South Carolina? Eric and Sandra did, and love it!Retirement community in South Carolina.

In 1994, when their children were grown and their nest became empty, Eric and Sandra Glen decided that since it had been a favorite family pastime while they were raising their children, they would get back into camping for recreation.

They wanted to go someplace new to them that was still within a reasonable driving distance from their home in Massachusetts. They decided on Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

It was a wonderful trip. So wonderful, in fact, that they decided to do it again the following year. After several years of returning to Myrtle Beach every March, their curiosity was piqued. They wanted to find out what the area was like during other seasons so they started to vary their travel dates to include trips in the Summer and Fall.

Eight years after that very first trip, they realized that it would be a good idea to retire to Myrtle Beach because

  • there is so much to do,
  • the climate is wonderful,
  • and the cost of living is relatively low.






  • While researching retirement on the Internet, they stumbled upon Jensen's Residential Communities, with locations from New England all the way down to the Deep South, including a community in Garden City, just South of Myrtle Beach.

    Jensen's are adult communities and this appealed to Eric and Sandra because they would be surrounded by people at the same stage in life with similar lifestyles and interests.

    During their next trip to Myrtle Beach, they checked out the Jensen's community in case they decided to retire to Garden City, South Carolina. They found that it is located just a couple of miles from the beach. Any restaurant you can imagine is no more than two miles away and there are shows, golf, fishing and shopping all within a ten mile radius.

    Yet, inside this quiet community, you would never know that all of this hustle and bustle is right there at your fingertips.

    They are glad they decided to retire to Garden City. Within the community there are many activities. There are two clubhouses and two pools, or you can just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of your surroundings. If you can't find something you like to do here then there is nothing you like to do.

    There is also a certain peace of mind that comes from knowing that if an emergency arises, you are surrounded by people who care enough to help. For their daughter, the author and creator of Tips to Organize Life, that is very comforting.

    Now, five years later, the decision to retire to Garden City, South Carolina is proving to be the best they have ever made. You, too, can enjoy the life you have been dreaming of. Just tell Jensen's that Eric and Sandra Glen sent you.

    ©2007 Eric and Sandra Glen Used by permission



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