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Winona
Winona
Minnesota
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Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. Located in picturesque bluff country on the Mississippi River, its most noticeable physical landmark is Sugar Loaf. The city is named after legendary figure Winona, said to have been the first-born daughter of Chief Wapasha (Wabasha) III. The population was 27,592 at the 2010 census.

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I think this town is very age friendly because it is a college town which I am a college student and it is very welcoming to even the young children I feel as if Winona is a family town as well as a college town.
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Senior housing available throughout Winona. Local churches and hospitals provide in-home calling and meal delivery.
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Plenty of activities for all ages. People are accepting and fairly liberal. It is a college based town so most students are around and are typically willing to help people who need it. We have many caregiving jobs in town and the city offers a decent transportation system.
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I volunteer, I am very active, plus I am very young for my age. I own and drive my little convertible sports car. I am just too young to retire.
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I volunteer, I am very active, plus I am very young for my age. I own and drive my little convertible sports car. I am just too young to retire.

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How did Minnesota earn the grade of D? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Minnesota has a state sales tax of 6.88%. Of particular interest is that Minnesota does have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Minnesota has an effective property tax rate of 1.17%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Minnesota earned its state tax grade of D.

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