You've worked your entire life planning and saving and now it's time to take the plunge and retire.  But are there areas and communities more senior-friendly than others?  You bet!

A list has been released of the best cities in the country for retirement based on housing and living costs, taxes , unemployment rates, weather,air quality, and doctor availability among other things,  and several cities jumped out.

The list was the work of Forbes Magazine, which found some usual spots for retirees to consider,  but also some no-brainers based on beauty and warm weather!.

On the Magazine's list:

Abilene, TX

Auburn, AL

Austin, TX

Bellingham, WA

Blacksburg, VA

Bluffton, SC

Boise, ID

Bowling Green, KY

Brevard, NC

Cape Coral, FL

Charleston, SC

Clemson, SC

Fargo, ND

Fredericksburg, TX

Las Cruces, NM

Morgantown, WV

Ogden, UT

Oklahoma City, OK

Pittsburgh, PA

Port Saint Lucie, FL

Salt Lake City, UT

San Angelo, TX

State College, PA

Tuscon, AZ

Venice, FL