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Easton
Easton
Massachusetts
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

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Easton is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 23,112 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Greater Boston area, but is also part of the 6-county definition of the Providence MSA. Easton is governed by an elected Board of Selectmen. Open Town Meeting acts as the legislative branch of the town. The Selectman choose a Town Administrator to run the day-to-day operations of the town.

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No sure. I basically live on Easton / Brockton line. I feel Easton is more age friendly than Brockton.
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My neiborhood is very quiet , cause every one works so you hardly see any one
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Most people in this neighborhood have lived in this community for years. Everyone is very friendly and familiar with each other. We always wave hello and goodbye, invite each other for cookouts and dinners.
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There is transportation available, meal program and the council on aging has activities available.
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This communities are age friendly, because their love old people, take special attention for them but they don't have support like companions or special person who can stay with them.

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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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