The American Society on Aging is an organization committed to a common goal, the ASA supports the commitment and enhance the skills and knowledge for those who want to improve the quality of life for older Americans and their families. The ASA offers educational resources such as conferences, web seminars, printed/digital publications, and informative videos.
BenefitsCheckUp is a free service provided by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). The NCOA is a not-for-profit advocacy service and advocacy group. BenefitsCheckUp after only asking a handful of questions will help adults over 55 find federal, state, and private programs to assist with: prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and many other basic needs. After completing the quick questions, BenefitsCheckUp all crate a report for you that describes the programs available to help and how to apply!
Is an online, free, network designed for Baby Boomers. Boomerater offers plenty of categories to get advice and ask questions from the Boomerrater users. Their easy-to-use tools will help your find the answer to your question quickly! Some of their most popular topics include, searching for a lawyer, searching for a financial advisor, and a shopping database of products recommended by other boomers.
Eldercare Locator is a free public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. Designed to quickly and easily connect you to the available service for seniors and their families. Simply search by either your location (zip code/city) or by topic (Long term care/Caregiver) to find the tools and resources available to you.
Publications.USA offers an extensive library of free information to answer your questions. Their publications cover everything from housing, to Food, to Going Green, to staying healthy.
FirstGov for Seniors is a comprehensive website created by the federal government that contains links to a wide number of resources for seniors. Covering over 30 different categories including, local associations, volunteer opportunities, physical activities, and prescription drug assistance. All in an easy to use online interface.
Gerontological society of america is the largest and oldest interdisciplinary organization committed to education, research, and practice in the area of aging. The associations primary goal is to further the study of aging and disseminate information to decision makers, scientists, and the public. The GSA offers a number of free publications and reports to stay involved and informed in this area.
The Global Action on Aging (GAA) is based out of the United Nations in New York. The GAA was developed as a non-profit organization by the United Nations in 1994. Its goal is to advocate for older persons all over the world. They provide in-depth information on the issues facing older people and their potential within the global economy.
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a non-profit organization that represents 623 local Area Agencies on Aging. The n4a represents and these AAA chapters in Washington DC for 256 Title VI Native American aging programs. The n4a provides educational and training events, promotes senior transportation programs, livable communities, volunteerism, and the overall success of the local Area Agencies of Aging chapters. Their website (n4a.org) has a simple search by city/zip code to find available aging resources in your area.
The National Council on Aging is the national leader and trusted partner to assist people over the age of 60 face the challenges of aging. The Council works with local governments, nonprofit organizations, business, and the federal government to offer innovative services and community programs, advocacy, and online help. The National Council on Aging offers online resources and tools for senior’s economic security, their healthy aging, and a collection of current public policy action initatives.
The National Hispanic Council on Aging is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of Hispanic older adults, their caregivers, and their families. For over thirty years from the Council’s headquarters in Washington, DC, the NHCOA lobbies for Hispanic Seniors and their support network. Pushing for improved research, favorable policy, and also promoting best practices in economic security, health programs, and housing. The NHCOA’s website offers a variety of online resources for their main areas of focus: health, economic security, leadership and development, and housing.
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a division of the National Insitute of Health, has been a at the cutting edge of the medical community’s research. The NIA is committed to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people. The NIA offers a database of current information from medical professional on any Health & Aging topic. Their site also offers updates from the research community.
Senior Discounts offers an online directory of US businesses that give discounts to people 50 years of age and older. Senior Discounts has over 250,000 businesses listed. Each listing includes the business’ contact information, discount information and any other information that you may need to receive after each discount. Senior Discount offers this information for free as well as a premium membership option for even more Senior deals.
Senior Journal is a daily news site focused on news for seniors. Offering articles on health, aging, politics, retirement, nutrition, medicaid, medicare, and social security.
The Seniors Coalition (TSC) is one of the U.S.’s leading grassroots senior advocacy organizations. The TSC has been committed to advocating for any issue that impacts American senior citizens for over 25 years. The TSC has over four million members from all 50 states. The TSC’s website offers membership, an action center, and a digital newsletter to stay current on important issues.
Suddenly Senior a humor site for jokes, trivia, links and column for everyone who has become old before their time.
Third Ade is a web organization dedicated to offering up to date information on Health A-Z, Aging Well, and Lifestyle topics for “boomer & beyond” women.
“A web of your own”, Wired Seniors offers a hub of online links and services for Seniors. Wired Seniors presents senior focused travel guides, seniors match, a senior focused bulletin board, seniors radio, seniors discount mall, and memorial pages.