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District Of Columbia
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

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Making DC Age Friendly: Age-Friendly DC is a coordinated, comprehensive, and collective-action effort whose goal is to ensure that all DC residents are active, connected, healthy, engaged and happy in their environment. The District’s Age-Friendly effort is starting with a focus on adults age 50 and older.

  • In 2018 Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Age-Friendly DC 2018-2023 Establishment Order setting in motion the second five-year journey. The new Task Force appointed by the Mayor.an open-source map of New York City's current and projected population age 65 and older with overlays of available resources, services, and amenities.
  • The Age Friendly Neighborhoods Initiative is an opportunity to build upon the rich experiences of older adults and leverage the strengths of local neighborhoods that make each New York City community unique.
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(202) 727-7973
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we feeling because at out recreation center. we have multiple activies for the elders.
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How did District of Columbia earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. District of Columbia has a state sales tax of 5.75%. Of particular interest is that District of Columbia does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. District of Columbia has an effective property tax rate of 0.56%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how District of Columbia earned its state tax grade of C+.

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