The town of Billerica offers a range of programs and initiatives to serve its aging population and make it age friendly.
Services: Billerica has a senior center where residents can socialize, exercise, and take part in special events that cater to residents 60+.
Assistance: Billerica's Council on Aging offers transportation, subsidized meals, and job training for residents 55+.
Programs: From support groups that cater to challenges faced by the senior population to fun outings planned to make residents relish their free time, Billerica provides a variety of activities to keep its population engaged and active.
Billerica is an emerging age friendly community. This means it is pursuing an age friendly designation.
25 Concord St.
Billerica, MA 01821
Managed by the Age Friendly Foundation
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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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