Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County and often denoted as Lexington-Fayette, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 60th-largest city in the United States. The city has four centers that provide services and activities for Lexington seniors. Services Include:Lexington Senior Center: The Lexington Senior Center is home to a variety of activities and services for all Fayette County citizens ages 60 or older.
Educational Programs: AARP Driver Refresher Courses, Aging Support Group, Book Club, History Classes
Available Assistance: The Lexington Senior Center has three Master's level social workers on staff available to provide information, assistance, advocacy and brief counseling. Call the center to set up an appointment and get more information
200 E. Main St.
Lexington, KY 40507
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How did Kentucky earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Kentucky has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Kentucky does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Kentucky has an effective property tax rate of 0.85%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Kentucky earned its state tax grade of B+.
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