Forbes released their Best Places to Retire In 2019 list and you may be surprised by some of the cities on the list. They compiled the list by comparing data on nearly 700 places across all 50 states. They looked at places that had a high quality of retirement living and were affordable. They considered things like doctor availability, serious crime, air quality, bike-ability, as well as the community’s ranking on the Milken Institute list of best cities for successful aging. Forbes’ list has 25 cities it considers the best for retirees. All of them are considered to be #1. Some of the 25 include: Athens, Georgia; Boise, Idaho; Brevard, North Carolina; Delray Beach, Florida; Fargo, North Dakota; Green Valley, Arizona; Lawrence, Kansas; Rochester, Minnesota; Savannah, Georgia; and Winchester, Virgina.