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District of Columbia
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of age-friendly Cities and Communities
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Making DC Age Friendly: Age-Friendly DC is a coordinated, comprehensive, and collective-action effort whose goal is to ensure that all DC residents are active, connected, healthy, engaged and happy in their environment. The District’s Age-Friendly effort is starting with a focus on adults age 50 and older.

  • In 2018 Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Age-Friendly DC 2018-2023 Establishment Order setting in motion the second five-year journey.

  • Mayor Bowser appointed a new Age Friendly Task Force.

ContactsIlyse Veron, Envoy 

Website Age Friendly DC

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A historical community, majorityt of the residents are long term. With a 1st, and 2nd, generation and progression has been slow but, due to inflation. Our 3rd generation has moved on to better surroundings because of this practice.


It's friendly because caring for the elderly.


we feeling because at out recreation center. we have multiple activies for the elders.


Recreational activities


Kids can go outside and play safely

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How did District of Columbia earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. District of Columbia has a state sales tax of 5.75%. Of particular interest is that District of Columbia does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. District of Columbia has an effective property tax rate of 0.56%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how District of Columbia earned its state tax grade of C+.

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