What are the best websites for seniors in 2019?

With millions of websites out there it can be hard to determine where to find reliable resources online.

In this post, I will be outlining 7 of the best websites for seniors and their caregivers.

Ready? Let’s jump right in.

AARP.org

The American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) website is an excellent resources if you’re looking up to keep up with senior/eldercare news, facts and figures.

Being an AARP member also gives you access to discounts on travel, car rentals and even on healthcare. And their educational resources are top-notch as well.

Eldercare Directory

It’s time to locate a caregiver or housing facility for your loved one but you don’t know where to start? The Eldercare Directory will help you locate home care agencies, home health agencies and federal programs so that your loved one can get the help they need.

US Department of Health of Human Services

The US Department of Health and Human Services is another rich resource you can tap into as a senior.

Resources you can access here include:

  • Elder justice issues
  • Resource locators which are in some ways similar to the Eldercare Directory
  • Retirement planning advice
  • Government programs that are available to seniors usually at a cheaper cost.

The Green Tree Home Care Blog

This post wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t mention this blog! Over the last year, the content team over here at Green Tree has been working hard to bring you well-researched and written posts that educate you on everything from chronic health issues, mental health for caregivers to end of life planning.

Grab a cup of coffee or tea and read through our blog for advice on aging and care-giving.

Savvy Senior

The Savvy Senior is a nationally syndicated column that is researched and compiled by the NBC Today show contributor Jim Miller.

This column appears in more than 400 newspapers and magazines across the nation and covers everything from end of life questions to employment for seniors to Medicare and Medicaid.

Check out the Savvy Senior here.

Our Time

It is never too late to fall in love. Our Time is a dating website dedicated to people 50 and over.

Looking for a new life companion?

Create a profile on Our Time and see how it goes!

YouTube

YouTube is not just for young people who are social media savvy! And it is not just for getting entertained or for getting information on how to fix something around your house.

There are a number of seniors who are creating useful and engaging content around their life experiences on the platforms.

Have a cell phone camera? You can start a YouTube channel and share your thoughts and experiences on camera as well.

Not only can you grow a following on YouTube, it can be a source of good income as well.

 

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