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

Save the Date – 2019 Conference Site Announced         

Chattanooga, Tennessee – November 6th – 8th, 2019

The American. Association of Retirement Communities’ Board of Directors is excited to announce that Chattanooga Tennessee and The Read House has been chosen as the site for our 2019 Annual Conference.  The host city and agenda will surely delight.  We will continue to share more in the coming months.  In the meantime enjoy the below video created by Chattanooga!