Retirement and Aging
Subject Guides » Retirement and Aging
- Senior Citizen's Resources
Formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, the AARP now advocates for all Americans over the age of 50.
See also the AARP Internet Resources on Aging
- National Council on Aging
A national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them.
- Association for Community Living
The Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.
- Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator can help you find a variety of services for seniors, from health insurance, to housing, to legal assistance.
- Social Security Online: Retirement Planner
- Fiscal Fitness for Older Americans: Stretching Your Savings and Shaping Up Your Financial Strategies
- Northampton Council on Aging and Senior Center
"The Northampton Council on Aging serves as a community focal point around issues of aging and is a liaison to local, state and federal resources for elders and their families." Includes an events calendar, contact information for relevant services, links to online resources, and other information for seniors.
- Massachusetts Senior Care Association
- Senior Living Map
A map based search engine for senior and assisted living facilities.
- Benefits Checkup
For adults over 55, BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.
- Can the Retiree Health Benefits Provided by Your Employer Be Cut?
The Employee Benefits Security Administration, a division of the United States Department of Labor, addresses the question of when your employer can modify your retiree health benefits.
- Pension Rights Center
The New England Pension Assistance Project is one of six regional pension counseling projects funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging to provide free legal counseling to people who have questions about their pension, 401(k) or other retirement plan.
- Meals On Wheels Association of America
The Meals on Wheels Association of America's mission is to end senior hunger by 2020. Local programs offer delivered meals to seniors.
- Can You Afford to Retire?
A FRONTLINE program. Watch online for free.
- National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC)
The National Older Worker Career Center is a nonprofit which serves seniors by providing lifelong employment training, job placement, education, research and advocacy. Participants in these programs include those who are unemployed but too young for retirement and retirees who find they want to continue work for personal and economic reasons.
- Senior Corps
Senior Corps connects today’s over 55s with the people and organizations that need them most.
- Senior JobBank
A resource for seniors to gain computer skills