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Amesbury
Amesbury
Massachusetts
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Amesbury is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, located on the left bank of the Merrimack River near its mouth, upstream from Salisbury and across the river from Newburyport and West Newbury. The population was 16,283 at the 2010 census. A former farming and mill town, Amesbury is today largely residential. It is one of the two northernmost towns in Massachusetts (the other being neighboring Salisbury).

The Council on Aging serves as advocates for Amesbury's older adults, ensure their health, economic, cultural and social needs, and encourage maximum independence to improve their quality of life.

The Council meets the second Thursday of the month at the Senior Center. 
ContactsGail Yarnel, Chairperson
Amesbury Council on Aging
62 Friend Street
Amesbury, MA 01913
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great community , great schools, churches,
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The Senior Center helps seniors by finding jobs for tax credits for residents, they also prepare taxes for the older residents, they have a meals on wheels program.
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The senior center recently sent out a survey to gather and assess the needs of seniors in our community.
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There are Wheelchair ramps at most restaurants if there are stairs, the town is walkable, handicap parking available I most areas and there are elevators for those that can't take stairs

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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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