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Chicago Hardly a Retirement Haven

By Paul TooherChicago may be a wonderful place to live but it may not be the best place to retire.That’s according to a report on the Best Places for Successful Aging issued by the Milken Institute.To create its rankings, the institute looked as numerous factors of the 100 largest metro areas in the country, ranging from the cost of living and the crime rate to the percentage of the population over 65 and the number of supermarkets that are easily accessible.It also looked at the number of hospital beds available in an area and the smoking and obesity rates in a community.According to the report, the Windy City ranked 64th for those between the ages of 65 and 79 and 71st for those 80 and above.Chicago rated poorly in such areas as i

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