Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is an unincorporated part of and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu on the island of O'ahu. The city is the main gateway to Hawai'i and a major portal into the United States. The city is also a major hub for international business, military defense, as well as famously being host to a diverse variety of east-west and Pacific culture, cuisine, and traditions. The Elderly Affairs Division (EAD), a division of the Department of Community Services of the City and County of Honolulu, is the sponsoring agency for Honolulu's Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) program. Services Include:Adult Day Care: Provides care outside the home. Participants have the opportunity to interact with others while being part of a safe and structured environment. Centers typically have staffed activities such as music and exercise programs and discussion groups.
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Health screenings, nutrition counseling and education and health maintenance programs to prevent and mitigate the effects of chronic diseases including osteoporosis, hypertension, diabetes and heart disease.
Information and Assistance: A service that (a) provides individuals with information on services available within communities; (b) links individuals to the services and opportunities that are available within the communities; (c) to the maximum extent practical, establishes adequate follow-up processes.
Other Services Include: Adult Protective Services, Caregiving Counseling, Nutrition, Transportation, Legal Assistance, and Housing Assistance,
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Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
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How did Hawaii earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Hawaii has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that Hawaii does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Hawaii has an effective property tax rate of 0.27%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Hawaii earned its state tax grade of B.
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