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Sites for Seniors

Government Services
Senior Portals
Grandparenting

Senior Lifestyle

 

Government Services:

Seniors.gov - Well organized and accessible package of information. A portal for ALL kinds of information for Seniors.

Administration on Aging - Not as all inclusive as seniors.gov but well worth looking at. Available here are the "National Institute on Aging Age Papers". Useful updates on legislation relating to Seniors.

SeniorCorp - Places volunteers with people in need across the country. Use this site for the foster grandparent and senior companion programs.

The Veteran's Administration - Clearly laid out so that you can check out their various programs, including benefits, education, health care and more.

Medicare - The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare.

The Social Security Administration - A friend to all Seniors! You can find links to employment, Medicare, benefits and disabilities.

MiSeniors.net - A comprehensive and interactive site developed in partnership with e-Michigan's overall campaign to make services more accessible to citizens.

Senior Brigade - A Michigan Seniors Website

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Senior Portals: Multi-service web sites offering many opportunities. Try the links to articles, forums, electronic tools, online card games and much more.

Seniornet.org - The Grandaddy of senior-oriented web sites. Originally intended as assistance to get Seniors on the Net, it still does that and also provides forums for online discussions as well as practical information about using the World Wide Web.

Assisted Living - is a nationwide directory of Senior Housing with a special emphasis on Assisted Living. Seniors and their families can use our site to learn about senior housing options and request information from particular communities for free.

Age of Reason - The aging baby boomers are the target audience for this web site. Very broad coverage.

Senior Something - Super site with an international flair. There is so much here you need to see it to believe it! Area Code Finder, Zip Code Lookup, Crosswords, Automotive Tips, Grants, Sports, Travel, Wellness, Feature Articles and more.

Senior Women - Girls Only! Information is grouped into six broad categories: Culture and Art, Relationships and Going Places, Home and Shopping, Money and Computing, Health Fitness and Style, and News and Issues. Links for these topics appear on each page for easy navigating.

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Grandparenting:

Grandparenting Foundation - The Grandparenting Foundation's mission is "to promote aspects of grandparenting as a role for all elders, whether or not they have biological grandchildren." Legal info on visitation rights, articles to keep grandparents up with the times, and forums to learn more about being the best grandparent you can be.

Scholastic Grandparents - Grandparents helping children to read and have involved families. From the Scholastic Publishers that put out such great books for kids.

Grands raising children - The beautiful logo on this page says it all. Especially created to assist Grands who are raising their grandchildren. Meet and exchange ideas with other Grands. Many links to deal with this special situation in life.

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Senior Lifestyle:

www.aarp.org - The American Association for Retired persons has many great resources available from their website. You can look for activities, health and wellness information, computer help and resources and much more.

The National Retiree Volunteer Coalition - Will help you fill your time with volunteer projects. Helping others is what this site is all about.

Grandtimes - This is a "unique weekly Internet magazine for savvy seniors." Valuable articles and links. Look at the Canadian Drug link as well as the Look Young, Stay Healthy link. Come back often, changing weekly.

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