Boston can be a favorable city for older adults to live in, but the suitability can vary depending on individual preferences and circumstances. Here are some factors to consider:
ContactsEmily Shea, Commissioner on Elder Affairs
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 20108
Convenient commute , quiet and lots of shopping around
It depends on the person, dorchester is apart of the city, and not everyone enjoy's living In the city. on the bright side though, there's plenty of opportunities to work, start doing a new hobby or even make friends.
Transportation, good hospitals, a lot to do in a small vicinity
Giving attention to those who need mostly.
Roxbury is not one of the most safest places for anyone to reside but there is easy access to the T station nearby.
Good medical access, transportation, livability.
Public transportation is accessible in the city. Also, it is pretty walkable to get to a grocery store.
i would recommend them because they take pride in everything they do and they make sure everyone feels safe and supportive
There are plenty bus routes offered through out the community, along with community hosted events
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How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.
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