|Informational Sites for Seniors
Don't have time to surf? This page has been developed to assist our senior citizens in their search for information on the Internet. However, this list does not represent all of the sites on the Internet that may provide valuable assistance to seniors. If you should happen to find a site that you feel is appropriate for addition to this page please feel free to email the entire web address to firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate input and feedback from our friends!
Business & Finance | Entertainment | Health & Fitness
Lifestyle & Retirement | Magazines & News
Non-Profit Organizations | Recreation & Hobbies
BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Bloomberg - Nationally acclaimed website for Bloomberg Financial Group.
CNNFn - A very large volume of news, data, and timely analysis.
Dun and Bradstreet - Leading provider of business-to-business credit, marketing, purchasing, and receivables management and decision-support services worldwide.
The Motley Fool - An especially good site for beginning investors.
The National Senior Citizens Law Center - Promoting the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals.
The New York Stock Exchange - Get stock quotes, access your personal stock tracker, get the latest on listed companies and IPOs.
Senior Savvy- Free monthly retirement investing newsletter keeping you up to date on all aspects of retirement and seniority.
Shoprate - Free site designed to offer consumers the opportunity to receive the best rates on their Certificates of Deposit.
Social Security Agency Online - The official website of the Social Security Administration.
Third Age - Web community for those who are very grown up, with infotainment and news which aims to help seniors get the most out of life.
ESPN Online - The website for up to the minute sports information.
TV Guide Soap Opera Updates
BINGO Online - Free online bingo, bingo chat, video poker, free sweepstakes.
Just Go Kentucky - A complete theater/dining/entertainment guide.
SeniorCom Chat Room - You'll find folks from all over the world, from the Australian outback to the urban centers of Europe, to the rural heartland of America - exchanging views, news, and just getting to know one another.
Electronic Greeting Cards - Here is a cost-free way to brighten someone's day!
Books, Videos, Audio tapes for Senior Citizens - Includes titles on aging and health care, and with a touch of humor.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Alzheimer's Disease - A guide to understanding, caring and coping.
Geriatric Medicine - British magazine containing informative and current articles and information on geriatric medicine and health issues.
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council - Providing care for the frail elderly, hot, nutritious meals, home management and chore services, escort assistance, transportation and other social and referral services to keep elderly persons living independently and in their own homes.
Mature Mart - Supplying a range of products to assist seniors in their daily activities. Includes bathroom, dressing, and communication aids.
Meals, Meals and More Meals! - World's largest personalized meal-planning site. Quickly search over 10,000 recipes. Build weekly meals plans, and have Meals.com automatically generate your shopping list.
Medicare Card Replacement Information - Answers to many questions you may have about your Medicare card.
Web M.D. - End-to-end Internet healthcare company connecting physicians and consumers to the entire healthcare industry.
LIFESTYLE AND RETIREMENT
Housing and Urban Development - Learn about your living options.
The Retirement Net Online - Connect with other retirees through the pen pal matching service, or browse a directory of links to resources on golf, vacationing and health.
Guide to Retirement Living - Navigate the senior and caregiver service network.
Senior Living Alternatives - An excellent nationwide directory of living alternatives.
MAGAZINES AND NEWS
Answers Magazine - The Online Magazine For Adult Children of Aging Parents
Cheapskate Monthly - Former credit card junkie now edits the magazine that shows you how to save money, pay debts, and enjoy being smart with money.
Fishing And Hunting News Online - The internet companion to Fishing & Hunting News, the most complete source of local outdoor information covering the American West.
The Grand Times - Controversial, entertaining and informative, Grand Times celebrates life's opportunities and examines life's challenges.
National Public Radio - The online complement to the nationally broadcast radio show.
AARP - AARP is the nation's leading organization for people age 50 and older.
American Heart Association - Warning signs of heart problems.
American Society on Aging - An association of diverse individuals bound by a common mission: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.
Americans for Better Care of the Dying - A non-profit public charity dedicated to social, professional, and policy reform aimed to improve the care system for patients with serious illness, and their families.
Association for the Protection of the Elderly - An independent advocate for the nursing home resident.
The Better Business Bureau - Helping consumers and businesses maintain an ethical marketplace.
Christian Appalachian Project - Non-profit, inter-denominational service organization that operates in the Appalachian region of eastern Kentucky.
Habitat for Humanity - A nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization building simple, decent, affordable, houses in partnership with those in need of adequate shelter.
RECREATION AND HOBBIES
Fishin' with Bob Dillow - Follow Bob as he fishes with celebrities on lakes, rivers and streams around the United States.
Fielding Worldwide Incorporated - The only place on the 'net where you can plan that challenging, sometimes dangerous, once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Island Golf Network - Hawaii's Most Complete Golf Directory
Travel Web - A one-stop spot for planning any vacation.
Agenet Information Referral Network - One stop information source for and about older adults and care givers. Find guides to health, drugs, insurance, finance, and products.
Age of Reason - With over 5,000 links to sites of interest for the over 50 age group this site serves as the excellent resource center for seniors information.
ElderWeb - This award-winning site is the oldest and largest eldercare sourcebook on the Web.
Fifty-Plus Net - The place to get started on the Internet. Meet others, get help, and have fun. Hosted by the Canadian Association of Retired Persons.
National Council of Senior Citizens - One of the leading activist voices for older Americans and one of the largest organizations today representing senior citizens and their families.
Senior*Com - Find articles, links to sites of interest, events diary, health advice, and shopping sites, at this extensive resource for seniors.
Senior Link Online - Active solutions to the questions surrounding the care of aging parents.