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Our 5 Favorite Lunch Spots in Tallahassee

Andrew’s Capital Grill & Bar Andrew’s Capital Grill & Bar provides Tallahassee customers with classic American comfort food. If you are looking for some down time during lunch, Andrews is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious BBQ sandwich or a juicy burger with some sports on the TV. Though their comfort food is to […]

Leon County, Tallahassee piloting dementia care initiative

Tallahassee and Leon County are now Florida’s beta sites for a new initiative aimed at providing better care for dementia patients. The area on Thursday was named the state’s first Dementia Caring Community, the pilot effort of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs’ Dementia Care and Cure Initiative. The effort was launched by DOEA Secretary Sam Verghese in […]

Our opinion: Our senior year: City on right path to serve aging population

Tallahassee is positioning itself as a senior-friendly community, getting in front of state and national trends that will likely bring more Boomers and seniors to the capital city. Florida has long been a retirement destination, but the Baby Boomers will be a game-changer for the state and the country. Choose Tallahassee, a nonprofit supported by […]

Snow ban coming to Tallahassee

It’s a timely reminder of why we live in Florida. Or maybe it’s a backhanded invitation for those tired of scraping windshields and shoveling driveways. No, let’s be honest. It’s actually a friendly dig at residents of the Northeast who remain buried by this weekend’s blizzard. The city of Tallahassee and Leon County, in partnership with Choose […]

The rise of assisted living facilities

A combination of renovation and new construction proposals could more than double the number of beds available in assisted living facilities in Tallahassee. Ten new projects, eight in the city and two in the county, are under various stages of construction or review. Three weeks ago, the city received a proposal for the massive Red Hills […]

Choose Tallahassee Announces 2016 “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida” Contest: Winners Receive One Year’s Free Retirement in Tallahassee

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Jan. 26, 2016 Contact: Dave Bruns Email: dbruns@aarp.org (850) 577-5161 Choose Tallahassee Announces 2016 “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida” Contest: Winners Receive One Year’s Free Retirement in Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – One lucky family in the United States will win one year’s rent-free retirement in Tallahassee, thanks […]

2016 Choose Tallahassee Red Carpet Reception

The Red Carpet Team is inviting Tallahassee newcomers, recent retirees and interested persons who have friends or parents they encourage to “Choose Tallahassee” to a reception at the Tallahassee Senior Center (1400 N. Monroe Street) on Feb. 23, 2016 from 5:30-7 p.m. Join us and introduce yourself to local organizations and businesses.  Light refreshments and beverages will be served. This is an informal gathering […]

Florida rated best place to live

Florida is back on top as the most desirable state to live in. The Harris Poll, released Wednesday, last placed the Sunshine State first in 2001. For the U.S. adults polled, it’s all about the beach and living on the water. California placed second and Hawaii third, followed by Colorado and New York. Texas dropped […]

2015 Choose Tallahassee Red Carpet Reception

The Red Carpet Team is inviting Tallahassee newcomers, recent retirees and interested persons who have friends or parents they encourage to “Choose Tallahassee” to a reception at the Tallahassee Senior Center on Nov. 17 from 5:30-7 p.m. Join us and introduce yourself to local organizations and businesses.  Light refreshments and beverages will be served. This is an informal gathering […]