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Redding
Redding
California
12 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 13 ratings
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Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. It lies along the Sacramento River, is 162 miles (261 kilometers) north of Sacramento, and 120 miles (190 km) south of the Oregon border. Interstate 5 bisects the entire city, from the south to north before it approaches Shasta Lake, which is located 15 miles (24 km) to the north. The 2010 population was 89,861. Redding is the largest city in the Shasta Cascade region, and it is the fourth-largest city in the Sacramento Valley, behind Sacramento, Elk Grove, and Roseville.

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Redding is very friendly to the elderly population. There are many programs such as Dignity Health's food distribution program and housing for the low income seniors. Redding also has transportation programs for seniors as well as the disabled. We treat seniors with respect and dignity. .
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EASY ACCESS LOTS OF FREE COMMUNITY CLASSES FOR SENIORS
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EASY ACCESS LOTS OF FREE COMMUNITY CLASSES FOR SENIORS
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Transportation, community engagement and the overall climate

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How did California earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. California has a state sales tax of 7.25%. Of particular interest is that California does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. California has an effective property tax rate of 0.79%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how California earned its state tax grade of C.

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