Seniors

  • AARP American Association of Retired Persons–organization committed to improving quality of life for older Americans
  • AARP Reverse Mortgages information on reverse mortgages includes loan calculator, alternative programs, etc.
  • AARP Topics in Work and Retirement employment, age discrimination, career development, and retirement issues
  • Administration on Aging information on a wide variety of topics, programs, and services related to aging from the US Department of Health and Human Services
  • CtHelpNet.org get help locating elder care information and services
  • eldercare locator find local community agencies that can help older persons and their families with transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support from the Administration on Aging
  • Elderhostel a non-profit educational and travel organization for older adults
  • IRS Seniors and Retirees information of particular interest to seniors–from the IRS
  • Medicare official government site for people using Medicare
  • Medicare Health and Prescription Drug Plan Tracker information about private plans participating in the Medicare prescription drug program from the Kaiser Family Foundation
  • NIH SeniorHealth.gov information on older adult health from the National Institutes of Health
  • Social Security Online Retirement Planner calculate benefits, look at options, eligibility, etc.–from the Social Security Administration
  • Senior Corps information on the Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program groups for senior volunteers
  • USA.gov Senior Citizens’ Resources government information and services of interest to seniors–topics include education, consumer protection, retirement, health, travel, and taxes