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GENERAL SITES

American Association of Retired People (AARP)
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. Lots of great information including senior benefits, travel and more.

Aging with Dignity
Provides practical information, advice and legal tools you need to ensure your wishes will be respected.

National Council on Aging
Association of organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity, well-being and contributions of older persons.

LOCAL RESOURCES

Hudson County Office on Aging
The Hudson County Office on Aging website provides many links to the services available to seniors in Hudson County, including access services, home services, community services, nutrition support services, and adult protective services.

Jersey City Division of Senior Resources
Jersey City’s Division of Senior Resources
Provides links to the many services and programs offered to all Jersey City seniors, including recreational, educational, and cultural activities.

U.S. Census
Announcements from Senator Bob Menendez (in English and Spanish) stressing the importance of filling out our census forms.

COMPUTERS

The Senior’s Guide to Computers
Everything you need to know about computers, written for the beginner.

EDUCATION

Elderhostel
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing learning adventures for people 55 and over.

ENTERTAINMENT

Inspirational Singing
A group of Nashville studio singers perform an epic cell phone choir singing, “It Is Well With My Soul.”

Exercise & Dance Videos

Go4Life
Go4Life is a series of senior exercise videos produced by the National Institute on Aging.

Golden Life
The Seniors and employees of Canada’s Golden Life residences dance to Pharrell Williams’s “Happy.”

FINANCE

Benefits Checkup
Helps to find programs for people aged 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities and more.

How to Avoid Internet Investment Scams
Article from the Securities Exchange Commission about internet fraud and how to report fraud to the SEC.

Investopedia
An excellent financial educational website, especially its online finance dictionary.

The Motley Fool
Financial advice, including the top stock picks from The Motley Fool.

Shopping Safely Online
The Better Business Bureau’s tips for shopping online and spotting online scams.

GAMES

AARP Games
The American Association of Retired People offers these mind-exercising games to help get the gray matter working.

Bridge Hand Generator
Practice your Bridge skills using this online dealing simulation.

HEALTH

Alzheimer’s Association
Information on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

American Diabetes Association
Education, advocacy and research organization focusing on those who suffer with type 2 diabetes.

American Heart Association
Information on heart disease, the country’s number one killer from the organization researching it for nearly 100 years.

Medicare
Information on Medicare including a directory of participating physicians, comparison of supplemental insurance plans, and nursing home comparisons.

Needy Meds
A listing of pharmaceutical companies that offer programs to assist patients unable to buy necessary medicines.

LIFESTYLE


Grand Times
An online magazine for active seniors.