Senior Resources

For Seniors

Area Agency on Aging 1-B
Services to seniors in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties.

People's Express
Low cost public transportation service for select townships and cities in Washtenaw County and the surrounding area.

Michigan HomeCareGuide
Your link to senior services in Southeast Michigan.

Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
Michigan's resources for seniors from the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging. Find local agencies on aging or search by service type.

Agencies & Organizations

The official website of the American Association of Retired Persons.

Administration on Aging
News, programs and services from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Social Security Administration
Benefits information from the Social Security Administration

Finance & Investing

AARP - Retirement Planning
Featured articles on planning and managing your retirement, with convenient tools & calculators.

Rate information on over 100 banking products including credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, savings and checking accounts, and personal loans.

Benefits Checkup
A free, easy-to-use service that identifies assistance programs available to older adults.

Information, resources and tools for investors from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Financial Planning Association
Resources and tools to help you plan for retirement and other life events.

Personal finance advice and business forecasts, includes hundreds of tools and calculators.

Mutual fund research and information.

Fun & Learning

GCF LearnFree
750 lessons for basic & intermediate levels cover technology, online literacy, & math skills. The uncluttered, easy on the eyes design should be suitable for seniors.

Online computer training for seniors & beginners with video tutorials. Covers everything from computer basic,s to email & internet, to productivity applications.

Microsoft Accessibility
A Windows resource that lists helpful guides providing tips for making computer use more comfortable for older adults.

Road Scholar
Adventures in lifelong learning created by Elderhostel.

Computer instruction for adults over 50.

Great tutorials for basic computer skills such as using the mouse and touch typing.

Health Resources for Seniors

AARP Health Encyclopedia
Health Information and tools for older adults, searchable by topic.

Family Caregiver Alliance
Information, education, services, research, advocacy and support services for caregivers

The official government website has the latest information on all aspects of Medicare, plans, and coverage.

MedLine Plus Seniors' Health
Health and drug information for seniors from the National Library of Medicine.

Merck Manual Home Health Handbook - Older People's Health Issues
For patients and caregivers.

NIH Senior Health
Easy to use site on health issues for older adults from the National Institute of Health.

Assisted living facility locator, maps and advice on choosing an assisted living facility.

Nursing Home Compare
Detailed information and ratings about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country


Legal resources, discussion groups and Elderlaw attorney locator.

A good starting point for information on numerous legal topics.

National Senior Citizen's Law Center
Protecting the rights of low income older adults.