Sites selected with you in mind
You're Aging Gracefully
USA.Gov Senior Citizens' Resources
Links to government resources as well as featured websites and online services.
Medline Plus Health Information
Links to health information using a variety of formats, including surgery videos and interactive tutorials from the National Institute of Health.
The Mayo Clinic
Information on diseases, conditions, drugs & supplements, treatment decisions, healthy living, specialist information.
NIH Senior Health
National Institutes of Health website specifically for senior citizens. Large font size and simplicity of design makes site easy to search.
You're Still Learning
Art cyclopedia: the fine art search engine
Guide to great art on the Internet.
Access to online calculators, atlases, encyclopedias, new sources, etc.
IPL provides links to authoritative, reliable, and timely internet websites.
Quick and Dirty Tips offers short, actionable advice from friendly and informed authorities. Available as podcasts or transcripts. Topics include grammar, money management, travel, how-to's for projects, parenting tips, legal issues and manners.
A national information service devoted to older Americans and the families who support them.
Allows users to search for historic houses that are operating as museums by name, state, region or time period.
Library of Congress: American Memory
Allows users to browse or search the collections of the Library of Congress for information and entertainment in a variety of formats.
Allows users to search for geneology related materials such as military service records, photos and other information.
Smithsonian Global Sound
Download and learn about traditional music from different time periods and places all around the world.
American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging
Free access to Bifocal which is the organization's monthly newsletter as well as some resources for seniors and their families, especially guardianship issues.
The National Council on the Aging created BenefitsCheckUp to help older adults to quickly identify federal and state assistance programs that may improve the quality of their lives.
Your Next Career
Website links users to interest tests, resume builders, job databases, salary information, sample cover letters and thank you notes, etc.
Encore: Work that matters in the second half of life
Founded by author, Marc Friedman, promotes work for social change, lifelong learning, news of interest for second careers.
Free resume builder lets you create pick two templates to use to build two resumes and hosts one free online. Emurse has an online video for training purposes.