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Glendale
Glendale
Arizona
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Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 226,721.

Transportation
The city of Glendale has a roughly average percentage of households without a car. In 2015, 8.4 percent of Glendale households lacked a car, and increased slightly to 9 percent in 2016. The national average was 8.7 percent in 2016. Glendale averaged 1.72 cars per household in 2016, compared to a national average of 1.8.

Education
This 1917 Nash Fire Truck was the first motorized fire truck of the Glendale Fire Department. The truck was manufactured by the Nash Motors Company and is on exhibit at the Glendale Training Center located at 11330 W. Glendale Ave. in Glendale, Arizona.
There are a number of higher education campuses in Glendale. Glendale Community College and Glendale Community College North, just across the border in northwestern Phoenix, are members of the Maricopa County Community College District. Arizona State University's Thunderbird School of Global Management was founded in Glendale at Thunderbird Field after World War II and recently relocated its campus to the downtown location of ASU after joining the university as an independent unit dedicated to international business education. West campus is just across the border from Glendale in west Phoenix. Midwestern University is a graduate college of medicine located in Glendale.
Many school districts serve the city of Glendale.

Arizona's Antique Capital
Glendale bills itself as "Arizona's Antique Capital", with support for its claim from both Sunset magazine (2004) and a 1998 article in USA Today. Glendale is home to the popular Arrowhead Towne Center mall in the northwest part of the city. Glendale also is home to Midwestern University, metropolitan Phoenix's first medical school, as well as a major post-graduate international business school: the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
An extension of Valley Metro Rail service is planned to serve the city, opening in 2026, reprising a role played by the Phoenix Street Railway between 1911 and 1926.

Historic buildings
There are numerous properties in the city of Glendale which are considered to be historical and have been included either in the National Register of Historic Places or the listings of the Glendale Arizona Historical Society. At the end of the article are some of these properties with a short description of the same.

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In the area that I live there's a few elderly people and I can see that the young people have a lot of respect for the elder .
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My neighbors and I just greet each other when we see each other outside our respective houses
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I always see peoe being courtious to all people but mostly i like it because people are nice to eachother . i always see peoe at the grocery store and the bank being nice to the Eldey .Overall i LIKE what I see.
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It's s good environment I've only been their a year and a half and no complaints everything's convenient as well. I can walk to any resource I need.
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Answer to question 23 just depends on the individual's personal experience, its subjective. What I can say is that for the United States 5th largest city is very diverse rich with culture. Services for vulnerable populations are more prevelent now than in previous years. The city is more inclusiive in mind set than exclusive marginalizing vulnerable populations. Transportation her in arizona remains a challenge, does its best but can do better. There are more community engaging activites than ever where the wealth of history each older adult carries can enrich peoples lifes when shared. Story telling is the best way of passing rich experiences so they may live on and on.

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How did Arizona earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Arizona has a state sales tax of 5.60%. Of particular interest is that Arizona does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Arizona has an effective property tax rate of 0.77%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Arizona earned its state tax grade of C+.

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