Bellingham is a suburb of Boston with a population of 16,833 that includes approximately 3500 seniors. Bellingham is in Norfolk County. Living in Bellingham offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Bellingham has a vibrant Senior Center with activities ranging from BINGO to Yoga.Programs: Supportive Day Program, Diabetes Prevention, Enhance Fitness, Volunteerism
Services: FREE Transportation for Seniors and Adults with disabilities, School Lunches, SHINE, Fuel Assistance, SNAP Food Stamps, Legal Advice, Financial Advice, Nurse,
Activities: Yoga, Chorus, Line Dancing, Chair Volleyball, Sit & Stretch, Canasta, Poker, Cribbage, Bingo, Pitch, Bridge, Mahjong, Bowling, Knitting, Quilting, Men's Group, Zumba, Tai Chi, Memory Cafe, Conversational Italian
40 Blackstone St.
Bellingham, MA 02019
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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