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Framingham, Massachusetts, USA. by Unknown author is licensed under Public domain

Framingham is a city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Incorporated in 1700, it is located within Middlesex County and the MetroWest subregion of the Greater Boston metropolitan area. The Council on Aging assists older adults to remain independent at home for as long as possible, while providing for choices and opportunities. This includes identifying unmet needs and developing and implementing programs and services that help to meet those needs.

Additional Services Offered: AARP tax preparation, Information and referrals, Guidance for family members of elders, Medical equipment to borrow free of charge, Serving the Health Information needs of Everyone on Medicare (SHINE), Serving the Health Information needs of Everyone on Medicare (SHINE), and many more!

Framingham is an emerging age friendly community. This means it is pursuing an age friendly designation.
PH: 508-532-5411
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a friendly work environment is one where you have respect, attention and love for what you do! a work environment that is not friendly is where you have fights, shouting and a lack of attention to what you do.
Framingham is a suburb that is located approximately 20 miles West of Boston. It recently became a City in 2018. It has a population of 72,000 people and its land area is 22 square miles. It is a diverse community and has an urban and suburban mix that offers a huge selection of restaurants and shopping which is along Route 9 known as the "Golden-Mile". It is famous for the Framingham Heart Study and has many major employers here. The public schools are rated above average! The MWRTA bus system is a great asset to the town for people of all ages as it travels many routes bringing people door-to-door to do such things as errands, doctor appointments, and travels to surrounding communities and also links to the Green Line in Newton. Metrowest Medical Center is located downtown and is an excellent healthcare provider and teaching hospital.
Good personalized transportation system. Stop & Shop has special early hours exclusively for seniors. Good Senior Center
I have never encounter at anytime in 45 years as a resident of Framingham any problems against our senior neighbors.

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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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