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  • Tips, ideas, recipes, and articles on saving money, health, and printable coupons, and lots of links of interest to seniors.
  • BenefitsCheckUp is a service of the National Council on the Aging, helping seniors connect to government programs that can help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other needs.
  • CSCS is a professional organization for the Citys senior service providers. A nonprofit organization representing over 265 senior service organizations, ranging from individual community-based senior centers to large, multi-service, citywide organizations.
  • A not-for-profit organization, Elderhostel offers opportunities to explore ideas places across the U.S. and around the world.
  • Offers information on money management, how to correct banking errors and protecting against identity theft, as well as other quick links of interest to consumers.
  • Timely and useful information for seniors on a host of topics including consumer protection, health, retirement and money, taxes, and travel and leisure.
  • Research and clues about healthy aging is translated by The National Institute on Aging into health information you can use. Use the site to search, view and order NIA publications and other materials.
  • A site where senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners, can access information about elder law, Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.
  • SeniorNet is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of computer-using adults, age 50 and older. SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
  • Information for seniors from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, including determining what kind of assistance or living arrangement you need, what your health insurance might cover, and what you can afford.

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