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Alexandria
Alexandria
Virginia
50 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 50 ratings
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 155,810. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington

The Commission on Aging (COA) serves as the principal advocate for issues relating to aging and promotes the implementation of the Older Americans Act and other age-pertinent laws and policies in Alexandria and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Commission advances programs and services that address the needs of older Alexandrians, especially for (but not exclusively) low-income citizens. 
ContactsAlexandria City Hall
301 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Easy accessible buildings and walkways. Large sidewalks.
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All of us in my immediate community are aging, though there are a number of younger couples with children. We look out for one another, no one is a busy body but you're noticed if there's no activity around house and they will come and check on you.
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Small town so nothing to offer for any ages.
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I like to work with people doesn't matter about ther age

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B

How did Virginia earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Virginia has a state sales tax of 5.30%. Of particular interest is that Virginia does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Virginia has an effective property tax rate of 0.79%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Virginia earned its state tax grade of B.

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