Web Links for Seniors


AGENCIES & ORGANIZATIONS

 AARP
The official homepage for the American Associted of Retired Persons.

 Administration on Aging
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 FirstGov for Seniors
Electronic access to senior-oriented government services and information.

 Social Security Administration
Benefits information from the Social Security Administration.


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FUN & LEARNING

 City of Las Vegas Recreation - Seniors
Activities, classes and workshops offered by City of Las Vegas Parks & Leisure.

 Clark County Parks & Recreation Senior Activities
Fun activities, games and classes at the Clark County Parks & Recreation Senior Centers.

 Elderhostel
Educational adventures around the world for adults 55 and over.

 SeniorNet
Provides adults 50 years or older with computer instruction.

 WiredSeniors.com
A web search directory and site especially for the over 50 age group.

 Boomers International
Feature articles and a discussion forum especially for Seniors.


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FINANCE & INVESTING

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

 Bloomberg.com
Financial information, tutorials, news, data and analysis.

 Kiplinger.com
Hundreds of different financial calculators.

 Quicken
Online personal finance site designed to help you manage your money and make confident financial decisions.

 Morningstar
Mutual fund research and information.


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HEALTH

 Consumer Health Connection
Offers Internet access to authoritative sources which will assist the consumers with making informed decisions.

 Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator is your first step for finding local agencies, in every U.S. community, that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services.

 Healthfinder
The Department of Health and Human Services' directory of health information.

 MayoClinic.com
Health information from the physicians and staff of the Mayo Clinic.

 Medicare
The official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare.

 Nevada Caregiver Resources and Information
Information, news and practical advice for long-term caregivers in Nevada.

 Nevada Medicaid Information
From the State of Nevada, Division of Welfare.

 Seniors' Health Topics
Health and drug information for Seniors from the National Library of Medicine.


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HOUSING

 Assisted Living Info
Assisted living facility locator, maps, advice on selecting an assisted living center.

 Medicare Search
Detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.


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LEGAL

 Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
A charitable organization dedicated to providing free community legal services to those in need.

 Southern Nevada Senior Law Program
Free legal counsel and assistance to Clark County residents age 60 and older.


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SUPPORT PROGRAMS

 Benefits Checkup
Online questionnaire to help identify federal and state assistance programs. A service of the National Council on Aging.

 Catholic Charities Meals on Wheels
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada

 Clark County Property Tax Exemption Programs
Rebates for low income seniors. Clark County Assessor's Office.

 State of Nevada Elder Protective Services
The State of Nevada, Aging and Disability Services Division provides Elder Protective Services for persons 60 years old and older who may experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, or isolation. Elder Protective Services serves all of Nevada.

 State of Nevada Energy Assistance Program
The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) assists low-income Nevadans with the cost of home energy.

 KNPR Radio Reading Service
Reading service for eligible individuals unable to read standard print due to vision loss, physical impairment or learning disability.

 Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
A charitable organization dedicated to providing free community legal services to those in need.

 Nevada Bureau of Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired
A variety of services for eligible individuals whose vision is not correctable by ordinary eye care.

 Nevada Senior RX
State of Nevada's program to assist low income seniors with the high cost of prescription medicine.

 Prescription Drug Costs
A Division of the Nevada Department of Human Resources.

 State of Nevada Division for Aging and Disability Services Division
Extra Help with your Medicare prescription drug plan.


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TRANSPORTATION

 CAT Bus Information
Schedules, route maps and fare information for Citizens Area Transit.

 CAT Paratransit
Public transporation service for persons with disabilities.


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VOLUNTEERING

 Las Vegas Clark County Library District Foundation, Inc
The Library Foundation builds private support and public visibility, making our library and community stronger.

 Senior Corps
Nationwide volunteer program for Seniors.

 Volunteer Match
Searchable database of more than 33,000 volunteer opportunities.


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