AARP rates Charlottesville seventh healthiest

In their annual list of the "Top 10 Healthiest Cities to Live and Retire," the American Association of Retired Persons has rated Charlottesville the seventh healthiest city in the country in their monthly magazine. "The one-time home of Thomas Jefferson rates in the top-ten cities for family-practice doctors, oncologists, and cardiologists," write the AARP editors who compiled the list. "It ranks fourth among among U.S. metropolitan areas in the number of physicians per capita." Ranked ahead of our town are Boulder, Fargo, North Dakota, Santa Fe, Madison, Honolulu, and topping the list is Ann Arbor, Michigan. Rounding out the top 10 are Minneapolis-St. Paul, San Francisco, and Naples-Marco Island, Florida