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Wareham
Wareham
Massachusetts
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Wareham is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 21,822.The town of Wareham includes a number of distinct recognized subsections, including Onset, Wareham Center, West Wareham, East Wareham, and Weweantic. Wareham has long been recognized as the western point of Cape Cod.

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The Town of Wareham has a large population of senior citizens living in the community. The Wareham Council on Aging identify the needs of Wareham Elders and made a difference in my mothers' daily life, which coordinates and provides services to elders, such as transportation, medical care and safety programs.
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It's just a nice area
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They have a Senior center, transportation, meals on wheels, overnight housing for homeless
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Wareham is a tourist community because of access to the beach. So there are a lot of retirees and elderly that come fore the summer or choose to live here full time due to the beauty of the area.
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Wareham is an age friendly town, based on the demographics. There are a lot of companies/ facilities for each age bracket. There are a lot of different activities and/or groups for toddlers to ederly. There are many places within the community that accommodate adults 65 and older and there are a variety of places that tend to young adults

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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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