For Seniors

 

 

Local Resources

Area Agency on Aging 1-B
Services to seniors in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties.

Howell Senior Center
Programs and activities for residents over 50.

L.E.T.S. Livingston Essential Transportation Services
Dial-a-Ride services within the county.

Livingston County Catholic Charities
Services and referrals for seniors of all faiths.

Livingston County Senior Housing Guide
Housing listings and checklists.

Livingston County Senior Nutrition
"Meals on Wheels" program for homebound Livingston County seniors.

Livingston County Resource Guide
Listings and contact information for services of all types in Livingston County.

Michigan HomeCareGuide
Your link to senior services in Southeast Michigan.

Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
Michigan's resources for seniors from the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging. Find local agencies on aging or search by service type.

 

Agencies & Organizations

AARP
The official website of the American Association of Retired Persons.

Administration on Aging
News, programs and services from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Social Security Administration
Benefits information from the Social Security Administration

 

Finance & Investing

AARP - Retirement Planning
Featured articles on planning and managing your retirement, with convenient tools & calculators.

Bankrate
Rate information on over 100 banking products including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, savings and checking accounts, and personal loans.

Benefits Checkup
A free, easy-to-use service that identifies assistance programs available to older adults.

FINRA
Information, resources and tools for investors from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Financial Planning Association
Resources and tools to help you plan for retirement and other life events.

Kiplinger
Personal finance advice and business forecasts, includes hundreds of tools and calculators.

Morningstar
Mutual fund research and information.

ValueLine
Information, ratings and earning estimates for publicly traded companies.

 

Fun & Learning

GCF LearnFree
750 lessons for basic & intermediate levels cover technology, online literacy, & math skills. The uncluttered, easy on the eyes design should be suitable for seniors.

Good50
A Google powered search engine customized to be more readable & user-friendly for older adults, seniors, and those with low vision.

Meganga
Online computer training for seniors & beginners with video tutorials. Covers everything from computer basic,s to email & internet, to productivity applications.

Microsoft Accessibility
A Windows resource that lists helpful guides providing tips for making computer use more comfortable for older adults.

Road Scholar
Adventures in lifelong learning created by Elderhostel.

SeniorNet
Computer instruction for adults over 50.

Skillfulsenior
Great tutorials for basic computer skills such as using the mouse and touch typing.

Wired Seniors
A web search directory especially for older adults.

 

Health Resources for Seniors

AARP Health Encyclopedia 
Health Information and tools for older adults, searchable by topic.

Family Caregiver Alliance 
Information, education, services, research, advocacy and support services for caregivers

Hospice Net 
Hospice listings and information on hospice services and related topics.

InfoAging  
Information on aging topics from the American Federation for Aging Research

Medicare  
The official government website has the latest information on all aspects of Medicare, plans, and coverage.

MedLine Plus Seniors' Health
Health and drug information for seniors from the National Library of Medicine.

Merck Manual Home Health Handbook - Older People's Health Issues 
For patients and caregivers.

NIH Senior Health  
Easy to use site on health issues for older adults from the National Institute of Health.

 

Housing

SeniorLiving.net
Assisted living facility locator, maps and advice on choosing an assisted living facility.

Nursing Home Compare
Detailed information and ratings about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country

 

Legal 
 

ElderLawAnswers
Legal resources, discussion groups and Elderlaw attorney locator.

FindLaw
A good starting point for information on numerous legal topics.

National Senior Citizen's Law Center
Protecting the rights of low income older adults.

 

 

 

 

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