The number of retires stretch from the Greatest Generation to the beginning of the Baby Boomers.
Some grew up or attended college here, while others are following their children to the area. Often they are drawn by guidebook lists of "the best places to retire" or by the guiding hand of Internet search engines.
There are compelling reason retirees relocate to Central Virginia.
None of these would be enough, however without wonderful places to live.
Lynchburg has senior and retirement housing geared to a variety of income levels and health requirements.