Message From Our Chairperson

Message From Our Chairperson

RBaker copyWelcome to the American Association of Retirement Communities! The fact that you’re here means you already recognize the tremendous market potential of retiree relocation. Millions of dollars in wealth will be transferred based on the choices made by retirees and those planning retirement with discretion to live where they choose. The AARC targets cities and communities. Whether you’re a private developer, a chamber or tourism professional, or a government official, AARC is your information source!

Now is the time to capitalize on an ever-improving housing market. The AARC is your source for information on retiree trends and customer insight.

Is your community worthy of our “Seal of Approval”? We think these communities are the best of the best and have the amenities that we know retirees are looking for.

To our members, we truly appreciate your membership and endearing friendship. We are constantly looking for more ways to help you grow and provide the resources and contacts you need to do that. And to the not-yet-members, we sincerely encourage you to take a look around our site and get involved so you too can provide insight into this ever-changing segment of the market.


Rachel Baker, Chair

Fuel Up For Retiree Recruitment…           

Daytona Beach, Florida – November 7th – 9th

Unknown-1Mark your calendar for the Annual AARC Conference to be held in Daytona Beach, Florida!  The 2018 conference will feature an expanded lineup of educational workshops, panel discussions and research presentations headed by an all-star lineup of retiree recruitment experts, including economic development professionals, real estate developers,
specialized software consultants and publishers of digital and print retirement publications.

Sessions will focus on…

  • Targeting the Affluent Retiree with Social Media
  • Housing Trends for the Retiree Buyer
  • Maximizing The Economic Impact of Today’s Retiree Buyer
  • The New Retirement Workscape – What Today’s Retiree Seeks
  • Capturing and Converting Buyers
  • Technology Trends For Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Early Bird Conference Sign Up starts as low as $350.

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