Online Resources for Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens are one of the fastest growing groups of new internet users. Below is a small list of links I’ve thrown together to help Senior Citizens learn about some of the resources available to them. If you would like to see something added to this list, or more information about something, feel free to contact me here.

Online resources for senior citizens:

  • Senior Citizens’ Resources from USA.gov
  • CrimeVictims.gov – (from the site) Every day, people from every walk of life become the victims of crime. And every day, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is there to help them rebuild their lives
  • SeniorDiscounts.com – over 125,000 discounts for people over 50
  • What Happens Now – share, learn, live through and prepare for life’s changes and challenges
  • SeniorWomen.com – a connectivity and community site for Senior Women
  • Home Well Senior Care – hourly live in caregivers
  • Benefits, advocacy and information on aging for people age 50 and over from AARP
  • SeniorNet – bringing wisdom to the information age
  • Suddenly Senior – a place for everyone who’s become senior before their time
  • Benefits Check Up – a service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) – for people 55 or over – helps thousands of people every day to connect to private or government programs that help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other needs
  • Medicare.gov – The Official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare
  • Medicare Rights Center – Your Guide Through the Medicare Maze
  • Wired Seniors – gives Seniors “a web of your own” and serves as the main hub of many Seniors related web sites
  • SeniorResource.com – a comprehensive source of information and services for seniors and their caregivers
  • Independent Life Resources – unlimited resources and support for persons with disabilities, senior citizens and those who care
  • Senior2Senior.org – Senior Citizens’ resources
  • SeniorJournal.com – Senior Citizens news and information daily on the web
  • Becoming aware of elder abuse – a post I made in this blog in December 2006 with links and information about elder abuse
  • SeniorLaw home page – a site where senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners can access information about elder law, Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled
  • SeniorMag.com – Senior home care, home healthcare, assisted living, caregiver support services
  • SeniorJobBank – jobs for the over 50 talent pool (plus numerous other links and resources too)
  • Directory of resources for Senior Citizens from MyNewOffice.com
  • eMedical Assistans – a site that helps those who want to pursue a medical assisting career – Authored by Health Care Providers

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