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Alexandria
Alexandria
Virginia
55 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 65 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 to go any where and when ever you want, also people you meet out your way are open when waktking outside.
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I'll say it depends on the people honestly because nowadays its rare to find age friendly people that's caring, loving, and helpful like me. Honestly I think this area is in between both age unfriendly and age friendly and especially especially after what's going on the world right now I know we all feel the same Im a very understanding individual
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What makes Virginia both age friendly and unfriendly because we coming to Virginia we accept you for who you are but unfriendly because there is more younger people out and now a days their not a lot of younger people want to help out with their community of their elders
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It is very age friendly because there is excess to the metro, the stores are close, and right next to the highway.
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I live on a apartment complex but i don't see much of my neighborhood.

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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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