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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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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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this town is age friendly because it offers a wide range of activities for all age groups, It also offers transportation via bus. rec center.
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we have public transportation (GATRA bus service), great network of dr's, and a hospital in town (Tobey Hospital)

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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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