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bulletAssociations

AARP Webplace - News from the American Association of Retired Persons; volunteer and community programs; AARP information and benefits; senior issues.

Administration on Aging - Information for older persons and their families; ElderAction; ElderCare locator; statistics; Internet resources.


bulletCaregivers/Caregiving

AARP Caregiving Guide - Caring for aging parents, finding help, more.

CareTalk - Information on caregiving, aging-in-place, and healthy living.

ElderCare - From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging, information designed for seniors, their families, and caregivers of older adults; financial assistance; food and nutritional services; healthy aging; senior housing and home repair options; in-home services; long-term care; more.

ElderWeb - Online eldercare directory.

SeniorLink - Access to eldercare professionals and programs.


bulletComputers and Technology

AARP Learning and Technology Center - Online classes, training, more.

EBay for Seniors - SeniorNet's learning community for seniors who want to get the most out of buying or selling on eBay.

Learn to Search the Web - SeniorNet self-paced tutorial that teaches about the Web and how to find things on the Internet.

SeniorNet Technology - Help and fun with computers for seniors.


bulletEmployment and Volunteers

Experience Works - National non-profit organization that provides training and employment services for mature workers.

Retired Technology Volunteers - Volunteer opportunities and inspiration.

Senior Job Bank - Jobs for seniors over 50.


bulletEnd of Life/Grief and Loss

AARP End of Life Center - Living your last days to the fullest, estate planning, more.

AARP Grief and Loss Center - Actions to take when someone dies, claiming benefits, reactions to loss, more.


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General Information/Sites with EVERYTHING!

Grand Times Senior Magazine - Weekly Internet magazine for active older adults.

Third Age - News and information for "GrownUps", updated daily.

Today's Seniors - News, information and profiles for an active lifestyle.

Today's Seniors Network - News of real interest for America's seniors.

Wired Seniors - Search Directory (similar to Yahoo) with sites exclusively for those over 50.

Yahoo! Senior Guide - Updated daily, this site offers news articles, message boards, information on topics of interest to seniors, and links to other web sites.


bulletGovernment and Benefits

FirstGov for Seniors - U.S. government agencies and services for seniors.

Medicare Information - Official U.S. Government site for Medicare information; what is Medicare; who to contact; publications; Medicare amounts; new information.

Social Security Administration Online - How to apply for benefits; information on benefits; forms; Medicare information.

 

bulletGrandparenting

AARP Grandparenting Center - Guide for grandparents, caring for grandchildren, saving for grandchildren, having fun together.


bulletHealth and Wellness

Aging Well -- A Health and Wellness Village for Mature Adults - Information on health and safety, eating well, fitness, healing, and prescriptions.

Alzheimer Web - Links to Alzheimer associations; other information and links to other health sources.

Alzheimer's Association - Caregiver resources; fact sheets; online brochures; medical information; public policy; reading list; links to related sites.

Fire & Burn Safety for Senior Citizens - Information on preventing fires and responding to emergency situations.

HealthFinder - Site compiled by the Federal government, including questions and answers on senior health issues.

Medicare Information - Official U.S. Government site for Medicare information; what is Medicare; who to contact; publications; Medicare amounts; new information.

National Institute on Aging Information Center - General information on health, nutrition, exercise, safety, medicines, financial planning.

National Osteoporosis Foundation - Index of consumer information on osteoporosis.

NIH SeniorHealth - Health information for older adults from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine.

 

bulletMedicare

Medicare.gov- Official U.S. Government site for Medicare information; what is Medicare; who to contact; publications; Medicare amounts; new information.

Medicare at a Glance (PDF, 4 pages)

My Health. My Medicare Preventive Services (PDF, 1 page)

Where to Get Your Medicare Questions Answered (PDF, 2 pages)

En Español:

Medicare.gov - El sitio oficial del gobierno para las personas con Medicare

Resumen del Programa Medicare (PDF, 4 pages)

¡Mi Salud. Mi Servicios Preventivos de Medicare! (PDF, 1 page)

Dónde obtener respuestas a sus preguntas sobre Medicare (PDF, 2 pages)


bulletMoney, Finances and the Law

AARP Investment Program Learning Center - Wide range of investment and saving information from Scudder Investments. Topics include retirement planning, retirement living, legacy planning, long term care, investing, more.

AARP Legal Issues - Wills, estate planning, legal tips and resources.

Medicare Information - Official U.S. Government site for Medicare information; what is Medicare; who to contact; publications; Medicare amounts; new information.

National Senior Citizens Law Center - Legal issues that affect the security and welfare of older persons of limited income.

SeniorLaw Home Page - Information on "elder law," Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts, more.

SeniorNet Money - Financial tips for seniors.

Social Security Administration Online - How to apply for benefits; information on benefits; forms; Medicare information.


bulletTravel and Leisure

Elderhostel - Catalog of travel and education opportunities for seniors.


BulletWhere Should I Live?

AARP Home Design - Guide to Universal Design for those remaining in their homes.

AARP Housing Choices - Guide to assisted living, nursing homes, other options.

Nursing Home Compare - Detailed information about the performance of Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes.

Retirement Living - Guide to senior housing, assisted living, nursing homes and home health care services.

Senior Housing : Best of the Web - Research, compare and contact a variety of assisted living facilities and retirement homes.

 


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