For Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens are one of the fastest growing groups of new internet users. Below is a small list of helpful links and resources for Senior Citizens and their family and friends.

Online resources and useful links for senior citizens: – (from the site) Every day, people from every walk of life become the victims of crime. And every day, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is there to help them rebuild their lives – over 125,000 discounts for people over 50

What Happens Now – share, learn, live through and prepare for life’s changes and challenges – a connectivity and community site for Senior Women

Home Well Senior Care – hourly live in caregivers

Benefits, advocacy and information on aging for people age 50 and over from AARP

SeniorNet – bringing wisdom to the information age

Benefits Check Up – a service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) – for people 55 or over – helps thousands of people every day to connect to private or government programs that help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other needs – The Official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare

Medicare Rights Center – Your Guide Through the Medicare Maze

Wired Seniors – gives Seniors “a web of your own” and serves as the main hub of many Seniors related web sites – a comprehensive source of information and services for seniors and their caregivers

Independent Life Resources – unlimited resources and support for persons with disabilities, senior citizens and those who care – Senior Citizens’ resources – Senior Citizens news and information daily on the web

Becoming aware of elder abuse – a post I made in this blog in December 2006 with links and information about elder abuse

SeniorLaw home page – a site where senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners can access information about elder law, Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled – Senior home care, home healthcare, assisted living, caregiver support services

SeniorJobBank – jobs for the over 50 talent pool (plus numerous other links and resources too)

Directory of resources for Senior Citizens from

eMedical Assistans – a site that helps those who want to pursue a medical assisting career – Authored by Health Care Providers

Senior Resources from American Advisors Group (AAG) – resources and links to useful information for Senior Citizens

Mesothelioma Prognosis Network – helping families find hope – lots of support and information for Mesothelioma (a rare cancer that affects protective membranes surrounding lungs, heart and abdominal cavity mainly caused by asbestos exposure) survivors and their families

Parkinson’s Fact Sheets – information, tips and much more on Parkinson’s Disease written by physicians and people with the disease from Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

An Overview of Parkinson’s Disease from National Institutes of Health Senior Health

Parkinson’s Disease Information Page from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Screening and Treatment for Depression, Dementia and Psychosis with Parkinson’s Disease information (PDF) from American Academy of Neurology

Disability Modification for the Home: Cost Guide from Home Advisor

Driving When You have Parkinson’s Disease from the US Department of Transportation

The Guide to Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease from Mortgage Calculator

Elder Impact – Empowering seniors against ageism by making handy the information they need to keep controlling their own lives

Seniors’ Health: Resource Library from the National Library of Medicine

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging information from

Memory and Mental Health information from National Institute of Health Senior Health

Mental and Behavioral Health and Older Americans from American Psychological Association

The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers from American Medical Resource Institute

Caring for an Aging Parent information from Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

How to Deal with Your Aging Parents: A Caring Guide from Home Advisor

Independent Living for Seniors information from

Easing the Transition to Assisted Living information from Everyday Health

Medicare and Nursing Home Care information from Medicare Consumer Guide

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elderly Depression and Care for the Elderly from A Place For Mom

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors from New Beginnings

Depression Treatment: Therapy, Medication and Lifestyle Changes from Help Guide

Brain Health information from the Alzheimer’s Association

Public Health Corps – Putting the public back into Public Health – Promoting Support for our Disabled Population

Guide to Disability Benefits from

Guide to Transportation from

Home Modifications to Promote Independent Living from

Medicare & Social Security: Benefits for Disabled Individuals from Plan Prescriber

Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs from the Official Social Security Website

Buying a Home help and information from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Guide to Moving for the Disabled from Closetbox

Lots of information for People with Disabilities – being prepared means planning ahead – from the American Red Cross

Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide from Improvenet

Home Accommodation Cost Guide for the Disabled from Home Advisor

Free senior care referral service for Senior citizens – help with finding senior living communities and home care agencies plus review of eldercare providers from real residents and families of residents plus lots of useful information and support

Housing options for people with disabilities information from Hurford Salvi Carr blog

Senior Care Links – links to a lot of state Medicaid cash and counseling link for Senior citizens from Care In Homes

A Guide for Disabled Homebuyers – information and resources for disabled people on owning a home from

Increasing Physical Activity among Adults with Disabilities – resources on keeping disabled people physically active for anyone involved in the care of someone with disabilities from the CDC

Stay Active with a Disability: Quick Tips – information for staying active with a disability from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

What You Can Do to Avoid Investment Fraud from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Preventing Home Improvement Fraud information from Home Advisor

A Helpful Dental Care Guide for Seniors from CareFree Dental

Aging in place – a relatively new idea that can help you or your loved ones continue living a full life in the home of your choice, with a focus on quality of life and independence

Health for Seniors – health resources for Seniors from the U.S. government

A Caregiver’s Guide to the Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s from Culinary

Rehab & Medicare: the ultimate guide to addiction treatment for Seniors with Medicare from Discovery Place

A Family Guide to Safety in Illinois Nursing Homes from Salvi Law

Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities information from Coupon Chief

Understanding Nursing Home Abuse and other information for protecting our Senior Citizens from Nursing Home Abuse Center

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