The Boston Community
Boston is an ideal location to continue on the recovery path with a variety of resources for residents of all ages. As one of the oldest cities in the United States, it also ranks highest for livability. Boston is also one of the 30 most financially influential cities, which offers endless vocational and volunteer opportunities to connect with. Boston is an international center of higher education and medicine, and the city is considered to be a world leader in innovation in finance, business services and government activities. There are over 50 colleges in Boston and the surrounding cities as well as 350,000 students, offering a wide array of educational options for residents. The city also offers natural resources that include the park system that is well-reputed nationally and ranked 3rd in the 2013 ParkScore ranking the 50 most populous US cities. There are also endless cultural events and activities that include the arts/museums, sports, spiritual practice and history.