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Sites for Seniors

2014-10-22 |

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These days, the internet has no age limit. Catering to all generations, the internet holds a vast amount of valuable information to help you keep up with the latest news, events, and trends. If you’re not sure where to begin, we have created a list of 20 great websites for retirement news, advice, and trends in Western Mass. Have a look!

1.) 55places.com offers unbiased information on over 1,000 active adult communities, including photos, videos, descriptions, and listings of homes for sale.
http://www.55places.com/

2.) AARP.org is a nonprofit organization that has proven to be a great source for lifestyle tips, news, and educational information geared toward those 50 and older.
http://www.aarp.org/

3.) ActiveAdultLiving.com provides up-to-date listings for over 6,200 adult living communities in the country.
http://www.activeadultliving.com/

4.) RetireWOW is a website containing countless articles about retirement, including activities, financial, health, relationships, and work-related articles.
http://www.retirewow.com/

5.) Love to Know- Senior Citizens offers tips and tricks for seniors varying from retirement communities and financial planning to hair and fashion advice.
 http://seniors.lovetoknow.com/Main_Page

6.) For those that have difficulty finding things online, this website is perfect. Organized by category, GrandmaBetty.com was made to simply click and find what you’re looking for, without sorting through all the unrelated websites that appear through search.
http://grandmabetty.com/index.php

7.) Exclusively geared toward “boomer and beyond” women, ThirdAge.com is filled with lifestyle tips, health and wellness information, and content focusing on how to maintain a healthy body, mind, and spirit.
 http://www.thirdage.com/

8.) Known as the first “HealthStyle,” SeniorSite.com is a website dedicated to the “unique health and related life-style factors that characterize the active, changing lives of older adults.” 
http://www.seniorsite.com/about/index.php#.VD1WIPldVkI

9.) Senior.com is a great source for all things “senior”. From housing and food to leisure and travel, this site contains information, products, and services recommended especially for seniors. http://senior.com/

10.) SeniorNet.org is a national nonprofit organization with a mission “to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.”
http://www.seniornet.org/

11.) RetiredBrains.com is an informative website filled with sources of information for anyone planning their retirement, including: insurance services, senior living resources, products and services, financial resources, and many more. 
 http://www.retiredbrains.com/

12.) Designed specifically for those 50 and over, BoomerPlaces.com has valuable information for active adults looking to retire. The website, which is also a blog, shares many tips, benefits, and discounts for seniors. 
http://www.boomerplaces.com/

13.) VibrantNation.com is an online community where women over 45 can share and discuss issues relating to family, work, relationships, health, money, etc.  http://www.vibrantnation.com/

14.) If you’re having trouble navigating your way around the internet, SkillfulSenior is the perfect website for you. They have various video tutorials to provide you with the skills necessary for basic internet usage. 
http://www.skillfulsenior.com/

15.) ElderTreks is a travel company specifically catered to the needs of adventurous active adults. Providing small group travels for those 50 and over, ElderTreks offers trips to over 100 countries, by land and sea.
http://www.eldertreks.com/index.php

16.) SharpSeniors.com is a wide-ranging directory of senior living communities, made to accommodate various budgets and lifestyles. The website offers information on assisted living, dementia care, retirement communities, etc.
http://www.sharpseniors.com/

17.) MyItchyTravelFeet.com is a website created by Donna and Alan Hull, who share their inside scoop on traveling as an active adult. They give lots of useful information on where to go, what to do, and how to do it.
 http://myitchytravelfeet.com/

18.) Medical News Today offers numerous up-to-date articles relating to health and medicine written by the government, medical societies, professional associations, patients’ groups, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, etc.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/about

19.) Create a Mint account to put all your financial accounts into one place. You can manage your account through Mint.com or an app, which also allows you to set a budget and track your financial goals. Mint organizes your spending based on categories so you can see exactly where your money goes.
https://www.mint.com/t/hzpt/

20.) FoodSafety.gov is a government website providing food safety information. As an active adult, it’s important to eat nutritiously in order to live a healthy life. This site provides notification of recalls, food news, and steps to keeping your food safe-to-eat.
http://www.foodsafety.gov/index.html

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