The Council on Aging consists of a seven member Board who meets on the second Monday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Town Hall. If the scheduled meeting date will fall on a holiday, then the meeting will be held the following Monday.
The Council on Aging's function is to provide referrals for nursing services, homemakers, or other state or federal agencies for needed assistance. Plympton provides the services of a Senior Aide for transportation to doctors appointments or grocery shopping. Our Outreach Worker, Joyce Curran, makes visits to shut-ins and nursing homes.
Director, Plympton Council on Aging
5 Palmer Road
Plympton, MA 02367
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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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