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Retirement Living in Shreveport-Bossier - Louisiana


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Area Description

Louisiana’s Other Side is the term used to describe Shreveport-Bossier’s location in the state, as well as its unique combination of Louisiana Cajun culture and East Texas cowboy heritage. On
the surface there are a lot of obvious reasons people are drawn to northwest Louisiana. From the glittering excitement of the casinos, the wonderful array of festivals, the mouthwatering
local cuisine, fantastic shopping and numerous outdoor activities, to the museums and attractions – this area has all the necessary ingredients for a memorable getaway. That’s what makes northwest Louisiana a hot destination.

Includes Cities/Towns: Barksdale Afb, Bossier City, Shreveport.

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Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  36.5  46.4  56.2  4.6 "
 Feb  40.3  51.1  62.0  4.2 "
 Mar  47.2  58.5  69.7  4.2 "
 Apr  53.8  65.2  76.6  4.4 "
 May  62.7  73.0  83.2  5.3 "
 Jun  69.9  79.8  89.8  5.1 "
 Jul  73.4  83.3  93.3  4.0 "
 Aug  72.3  82.8  93.4  2.7 "
 Sep  66.4  77.0  87.6  3.2 "
 Oct  55.0  66.7  78.3  4.5 "
 Nov  45.3  56.0  66.8  4.7 "
 Dec  38.3  48.4  58.5  4.6 "


Spring temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are mild with lows in the low 70's. Fall temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

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Cost of Living for Shreveport-Bossier, LA

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Senior Assistance in Shreveport-Bossier, LA

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The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission is always looking for volunteers to assist with sporting events in Shreveport-Bossier. These opportunities range from a one-hour time commitment to several hours over a course of a few days.

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