Senior Resources

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Senior Planet

General Senior topics and resources including : Healthy Aging, Senior Dating & Sex, Senior Traveler, Tech Tips for Seniors

Elder Impact

Our mission is to empower seniors against ageism by making handy the information they need to keep controlling their own lives.  Our team works to incorporate market research with senior needs.  We want technology to be accessible, we want social calendars to be bustling, and we want everyone to have access to the medical attention and other resources they need.  We want younger generations to see that they can help dismantle ageism.  We donít want there to be any victims.  We want to impact the elderly so that they can keep impacting the world.

Senior Care Helper

Senior Care Helper is an online resource designed for seniors and their caregivers. Here, you can get information about health and wellness, finances, discounts and social topics that relate to the elderly and care for the elderly.






State Health Insurance Assistance Programs

The State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) provide local, in-depth, and objective insurance counseling and assistance to Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers.

US Medicare Webiste

Information on Your Medicare plan

Medicare Rights Center

The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization

that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people

with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public

policy initiatives.


Medicare Resource Center

Arthritis Foundation

Medicare - More information on Medicare and handling it.

Devices And Other Resources





Red Cross

Senior Emergency Preparedness

Neptune Society

Transportation Options for Seniors Who Donít Drive

Go Oversseas

Volunteer Abroad Programs for Senior Travelers






Advanced Directive for Dementia

Many people have clear ideas about the medical care they would want if they were to develop Alzheimerís or another type of dementia.

Standard advance directives (also known as living wills) donít usually cover dementia. Yet dementia is the number one reason people lose the ability to guide their own care.

This Dementia Directive is a simple and effective way to communicate your wishes if you were to develop dementia.

Senior Medicare Patrol

Information on Protecting yourself and loved ones from Medicare fraud

NIH Senior Health

General articles and topics from the National Institute of Health for seniors

Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Information for Older Adults from the CDC

Red Cross

Senior Emergency Prepardness guide


Outdoor Elderly Activities

EveryDay Health

Exercise Essentials for Healthy Aging

Mayo Clinic

Exercising with osteoporosis: Stay active the safe way

Discounts for Seniors

Seven steps to staying mentally sharp as a tack after 60

Places to Retire& Housing





Senior Assisted Living

Various resources for Indepent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Homes and Home Care

Sperlings Best Places

Ranking of 370 metro areas on various factors including quality of life in retirement.

Best Cities for Successful Aging

Examines 84 factors that have been determined as important to retirees.  Criteria include job opportunities for older residents, housing options, crime rates, hospitals offering geriatric services, levels of senior volunteerism.


Kiplingers magazine ranking of taxes(property, income and sales) by state.

Elder Finance Tools






Coping with the cost of care: Often overlooked tax deductions and tips for Senior and their families

True Link Financial

A special Visa care that helps protect older people from scams and unscrupulous marketers.

Financial Planning for Alzheimer's has launched Financial Planning for Alzheimer's.  The special report offers videos, a quiz, checklists and more on what you need to do if a loved one has been diagnosed.


Discounts For Seniors

Just what the website says, appears to be a non-profit

Deal Hack

Article: A guide to saving money for seniors

Elder Care






Article: Making the Move to Assisted Living: A Guide to Knowing When It's Right and Making the Right Choice


CareLinx gives each family an adviser to shepherd it through the process of locating and hiring a caregiver.

Location Specific information on eldercare resources in your area


Nursing Home Inspect - Use this tool to compare nursing homes in a state based on the deficiencies cited by regulators and the penalties imposed in the past three years. You can also search over 60,000 nursing home inspection reports to look for trends or patterns.

The Green House Project

THE GREEN HOUSE Project offers a model for long-term care designed to look and feel like a real home.

Eldercare Locator

Government site dedicated to providing information and resources on eldercare.


Retiring in Your Own Home: How Baby Boomers Can Age In Place

Department of Health and Human Services

Home Improvement Assistance - Information on modifying your home for seniors.

Eden Alternative

The Eden Alternative is an international, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to creating quality of life for Elders and their care partners, wherever they may live. Through education, consultation, and outreach, we offer person-directed principles and practices that support the unique needs of different living environments, ranging from the nursing home to the neighborhood street.

Medicare - Nursing Home Compare

Great tool for nursing home comparisons

About Care - Arizona non profit organization specializes in delivering caring, compassionate support services using trained volunteers with special concern for the elderly and physically challenged homebound residents of Chandler and Gilbert.  Support Services include:


-Shopping and Errands

-Respite Care

-Computer Assistance

-Friendly Visits

-Reassurance Phone Calls

-Minor Home Repairs





End of Life Planning






Website to help organize Wills, Trusts, Insurance Policies, Important Accounts, passwords, bills, Medical and Health information, Advance Directives, and much more.  Basic features are free, $75/yr fee for wider array of documents storage.









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