Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th-most populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being the state's second-largest city of Lexington. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County.
The Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens provides leadership to and participates in community activities, advocating for rights, policies and funding that can enhance the lives and independence of seniors and disabled individuals. The primary ways in which the Office for Aging and Disabled Citizens interacts with the community to maintain age-friendliness are as follows:
The office works to ensure efficient and timely access to information and resources by and for aging and disabled citizens. We do this by providing information on community resources to the community at large.
Educate the community on the needs of aging and disabled citizens; serve as a resource for giving information and referrals to individual citizens and provide consultation to community groups on aging and disability issues.
Participate in community initiatives to sustain and improve services and funding to aging and disabled citizens.
Contacts701 West Ormsby Avenue, Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40203
The neighborhood is in the center of everyone needs. Doctors offices, grocery stores, laundry mats, Drug stores
How a neighborhood or city accommodate and support it's elders determines whether or not the neighborhood or city is age friendly or unfriendly.
This community is a friendly and caring.
Louisville is very age friendly. Affordable housing, community services and entertainment for the community including theaters, extensive park system and wonderful variety of restaurants. Also has over six major hospitals.
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How did Kentucky earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Kentucky has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Kentucky does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Kentucky has an effective property tax rate of 0.85%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Kentucky earned its state tax grade of B+.
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