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
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
I Grew up In The Area
I say maybe because I haven't experienced this opportunity yet to say I would or wouldn't recommend this to anyone.
I like working with people, I am very patient and I have experience in this type of work.
I think Boston
the all way be okay with me
Not such a bad place everyone minds there business and is of good manners
the community is clean
there are playgrounds for the kids
and not to far of a walk to the store
and public transportation is really good
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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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