Our Favorite Websites
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Hard as it is to believe, there are other great websites devoted to us seniors. Below we've listed a few of them that we've found particularly helpful, interesting, and senior-friendly. Check them out and judge for yourself. If you have a favorite that we missed, drop us an e-mail and we’ll include it ... if it’s not subversive or fattening.
AARP One of our favorite organizations. It advocates loudly in support of senior issues. Their website offers loads of information and classes valuable for our age group. A membership costs less than a burger for two. This is a must join for Boomers.
Retire Wow Hundreds of articles about retirement life on topics ranging from health to relationships to spirituality. A good resource for all things senior.
Road Scholar Not-for-profit Road Scholar is the world’s largest and most innovative creator of experiential learning opportunities. They offer travel adventures virtually or in person.
Evergreen Club A network of low-priced B&Bs, guest rooms and other down-to-earth, personal accommodations for folks over 50. The price is only 20 bucks a day for two including breakfast. They have options all over North America.
The Senior's Guide to Computers If you’ve ever been puzzled by anything computer-related, this is the site for you. It’s an easy-to-use guide to understanding the basics of computers in simple English. It also offers good advice on equipment.
Suddenly Senior Over 4,000 pages of humor, nostalgia, senior advocacy and useful information for seniors 50+. It's the daily e-zine for everyone over 50 who feels too young to be old. It’s informative with a sense of humor.
The Mayo Clinic It’s important to have a trusted and informative source for medical information. We recommend the Mayo Clinic site. It’s everything you ever wanted to know about diseases and conditions…and then some.
Retired Brains They aspire to be a resource website for those planning retirement or already retired, by providing resources to help make retirement not only manageable, but also active and fun. Their focus is on supplementary income after retirement.
Consumer Reports This is a non-profit organization that offers unbiased reviews of consumer items from appliances to cars. This is a must-visit if you are contemplating an expensive purchase. The cost is about 30 bucks a year.
Senior Forums This is the place to go when you have questions that you want answered by your peers. With an active community and topic headers for any interest, you will have fun looking through the forums and meeting other people.
Investopedia This site isn’t only for seniors but it is helpful for anyone who wants to stay on top of their investments. It contains financial advice, investment news and wealth-management strategies.
Safety Detectives This is "The Ultimate Internet Safety Guide for Seniors." In plain language, the author explains the most common online threats facing seniors today.
Outlook by the Bay This is a magazine for Baby Boomers in the Chesapeake Bay area but anyone can enjoy the short, well-written articles. Subjects include lifestyle, finances, nutrition and other senior interests. A yearly subscription is $24.95 but you can explore past issues at the website for free.