Avon is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 4,356 at the 2010 census. The Avon Council on Aging is charged with recognizing and understanding the interests, needs and concerns of the town senior citizens. It is the COA's commitment to develop, design, and implement programs, as well as educate the community about aging in place. The COA primarily provides information, referrals for services, and support to ensure dignity and independence of residents 60 and over and their care partners living in the community. Services Include:
- SHINE APPOINTMENTS: (Medicare and Drug Plan reviews & advice)
- LAWYER APPOINTMENTS: 2 nd Monday every month Assisting seniors with questions about elder law
- CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP 2 nd Thursday every month-6 pm (For caregivers of a loved one with memory loss)
Director: Gene A. Mazzella
65 East Main Street
Avon, MA 02322
Managed by the Age Friendly Foundation
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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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