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May Is Older Americans Month     View
Background and suggestions for celebrating Older Americans Month (originally Senior Citizens Month when it was established in 1963), "a time to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older persons to our country, in particular those w ...

The Foundation for Grandparenting     View
This organization was founded in 1980 to promote the importance of grandparenting. The site contains articles for grandparents, research study abstracts, networking information, links to related sites, and more. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren     View
This site provides unannotated links to resources for grandparents raising grandchildren, including benefits and assistance agencies, health and safety information, reports and publications, and state government pages. Includes links to government, e ...

Elderhostel     View
This searchable site provides an online catalog of the organization's worldwide lifelong learning programs for people 55 and older, including campus-based programs, global floating classrooms, intergenerational (grandchildren accompanying the elders) ...

AARP     View
"AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over." The site contains information on insurance, health, travel, housing, investing, benefits, and more. Also available in Spanish.

The History of Meals on Wheels     View
Brief history of this program that provides home-delivered meals to homebound seniors and others in need. Discusses British World War II roots, the "first American home-delivered meal program" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (started in 1954) ...

Discounts for the 50+ Crowd     View
This article lists money-saving ideas from the author of a book on senior discounts. Includes asking about the availability of discounts, making sure to ask before you pay, and carrying proof of age. It gives some example of types of companies and or ...

The Fine Print: Senior Discounts     View
This article discusses the "[h]otels, tours, airlines, and attractions [that] target seniors with special offers, which unfortunately often turn out to be discounts in name only. The only way to figure out if you're getting a deal is to crunch t ...

Great Deals for "Seniors"     View
This article lists a selection of companies that offer senior discounts, which "are offered to those as young as 50." Listings, categorized by age milestone, include hotels, rental cars, airlines, movie theaters, restaurants, and other comp ...

A First Look at Older Americans and the Mortgage Crisis     View
"Homeowners age 50 and over have been significantly affected by the mortgage crisis, according to this first-ever analysis of data on the mortgage crisis by age. More than 684,000 homeowners age 50 and over were delinquent, were in foreclosure, ...



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