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Seniors Web Links
Useful websites compiled by Belvedere-Tiburon librarians.

AARP
Wide range of topics of interest for people 50 and older.

ABLEDATA
Federally-funded organization providing objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment.

Administration on Aging

Federal agency with links to information and programs providing services and opportunities for older Americans and caregivers.

Aging Today
Bimonthly online newspaper of the American Society on Aging.

Assisted Living Facilities
This directory site has excellent information about finding and moving to an assisted living facility.

BenefitsCheckUp
A service of the National Council on the Aging to help adults over 55 find out if they qualify for programs that may help pay some of the costs of drugs, utilities, health care and other essentials.

Brain Games
Free collection of challenging games for all ages. No proof they'll improve memory or enhance cognitive abilities, but they're lots of fun!

Buck Institute for Age Research
This well-known institute based in Marin offers a number of helpful links to resources on aging.

California Department of Aging
State services and programs, legislation, demographics, and links to other resources for seniors.

Computers and Internet Tutorials
Tutorials on MS Word and Excel, Web email, and how to use a mouse.

County of Marin Division of Aging
Local agency responsible for the overall planning, program development and coordination of services for older persons.

Daily Sudoku
Challenge your brain, play Sudoko. Click the Sudoku Archive to choose your level.

Elderhostel
Program information for the world's largest educational and travel organization for older adults.

FirstGov for Seniors
U.S. Government portal to senior agencies, services, legislation, and more. Links to state senior agencies.

Free Rice Game
Improve your vocabulary and contribute to the UN World Food Program at the same time! This game is fun, addictive, and will make you smarter.

Medicare
The Official U.S. Government Site for people with Medicare; includes information about the Prescription Drug Plan launched in 2006. Generations on Line maintains a site that helps explain how to navigate the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder

NIH Senior Health
Health information for older adults from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine.

Northern California Senior Legal Hotline
Legal Services of Northern California has several programs that aim to protect the dignity, independence, safety, and economic stability of the seniors and dependents they serve.

The Savvy Senior
Includes monthly columns and the Senior Center, a helpful list of seniors' Web sites covering subjects like dating, caregiving, and living alternative.

SeniorNet
Join other seniors for discussion groups, courses & tutorials, book clubs, computer training and much more on this online community.

Social Security Online
The official Web site of the U.S. Social Security Administration, with news, retirement planning resources, disability information, and more.

Whistlestop Wheels
Providing transportation and nutrition to Marin's older adults and people with disabilities. Other services include information, referral and translation to elders seeking medical services, housing, legal assistance, in-home support, health insurance, citizenship services, subsidy programs and all matters related to basic well-being.