Web Sites Dedicated to the Interests of Senior Citizens

October 27, 2020
by TammyS | For Seniors

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Web Sites Dedicated to the Interests of Senior Citizens

Below is a list of websites that we hope will prove useful to you.  Some are very well known, while others may not be.  We hope you enjoy checking them out.

AGING WEBSITES

  1. The American Association of Retired Person (AARP) covers varied topics that many of us face, such as healthcare, employment, social issues, money management, identity theft protection, Symptom Checker, senior discounts, games, puzzles, etc. https://www.aarp.org/
  2. Assisted Living Directory is a resource for seniors and caregivers searching for assisted living information, services, and facilities. https://www.assisted-living-directory.com/
  3. RetireWow provides activity, financial, health, work, and relationship advice http://www.retirewow.com/
  4. Love to Know Seniors offers tips on retirement communities, financial planning, senior activities, arts and crafts, as well as hair and fashion advice specifically for seniors. https://seniors.lovetoknow.com/Main_Page
  5. Third Age really stands out for its interactivity, offering a participatory blog and online classes and gets the stamp of on-site physicians before going live. https://thirdage.com/

CHAT ROOM & BLOG WEBSITES

  1. Senior Chatroom is a free community and described as a place for seniors to learn how to use chat rooms online.  As the name suggests, the chat room is for seniors and you will be able to have discussions with others no matter what time of day it is.  If you are bored and looking to chat, check out Senior Chatroom.  https://www.senior-chatroom.com/
  2. Seniors Only is a free online forum for individuals over 50.  You have to use a first and last name for identification, but they do not have to be your real first and last name.  From philosophical discussions to help requests, get to know other members and you just might find others in your area who are on the site.  http://www.seniorsonly.club/
  3. Senior Forums - The most active online community for senior citizens and baby boomers.  To participate in the discussions, you must register.  You can login directly with your Facebook or Google account. No politics!  https://www.seniorforums.com/

HEALTH WEBSITES

  1. Medicare helps you to locate providers and medical facilities, check covered items and services, and find and compare drug and health plans, as well as providing insight into smoking cessation.  www.medicare.gov
  2. HelpGuide is an independently funded website with tips provided by a team of doctors for improving one’s mental and physical health, information on how seniors can safely begin exercising and the benefits of exercise, etc.  https://www.helpguide.org/
  3. WebMD offers a wide range of topics, including drugs and supplements, living healthy, news and experts, health A to Z, etc.  www.webmd.com

FINANCE WEBSITES

  1. The Money Alert offers advice on investing, real estate, personal finance, legal issues, business, insurance, etc.  http://www.themoneyalert.com/
  2. Consumer Reports is full of advice from ratings for new products to getting your money back for a cancelled flight.  https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-
  3. Low Income Energy Assistance Program provides federally-funded assistance for families and low-income seniors that need help managing the cost of home energy bills.  https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/programs/liheap
  4. Debt.org offers tips for managing and understanding debt and has a blog. www.debt.org

JOB WEBSITES

  1. Retirement Jobs is filling a void by helping older workers keep their skills and expertise on the job.  www.retirementjobs.com
  2. Senior Job Bank has been committed to bringing together employers with qualified older job seekers.  http://www.seniorjobbank.org/
  3. Workforce 50 has jobs and information to help navigate your job search or a search for a new direction.  https://www.workforce50.com/
  4. Senior Job Bank is a search engine to help seniors find employment.  https://aarp--for-seniors.itsmycareer.com/
  5. Retired Brains is a very comprehensive, independent resource website for baby boomers, those planning their retirements, and active retirees on the Internet.  www.retiredbrains.com

TRAVEL WEBSITES

  1. Road Scholar offers everything from Birding to Beethoven, Film festivals or photography.  Whatever you're interested in, Road Scholar has a learning adventure for you.   https://www.roadscholar.org/
  2. Evergreen Club B&B network gives you access to nearly 2,000 friendly, economical homestays throughout the USA and Canada. Each visit includes a warm welcome, a comfortable rest, and a tasty breakfast along with surefire tips on local eateries and places of interest.  https://www.evergreenclub.com/

 

 

 

 


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