American Association of Retired Persons
A beautifully designed site called the "AARP Webplace". Includes sections such as "Connections", "Getting Answers", "Who We Are", and lots of other useful information. Featured a special area called, "Focus on the Internet", which describes AARP's ues of the Internet and discusses other helpful sites and resources. They even offer a handbook and tutorial to guide new users through the vast amount of information on the Internet.
This site was founded by a young man who discovered how difficult it was to locate resources for an ill family member. Senior.Com is organized like a town square, with shops offering newspapers and magazines, shopping, travel, legal and financial services, health and social services, and so on. Also has a search function, and a live chat area where seniors can converse online.
Senior Friendly Web Sites
Claims to "search the Internet to find sites for seniors and their loved ones." Lots of links to housing options, financial, recreation, medical, and social websites, as well as newsgroups. In all, Senior Friendly Web Sites leads to hundreds and hundreds of other useful Internet sites.
A Memphis-based site which features an index of social and non-profit agencies in the Mid-South and the United States. Also includes a listing of ministries, Christian-related sites, and volunteer related organizations.
A clever and fun site which features music from the "golden age" of radio. A link is provided so that visitors may download the player needed to listen to this Internet radio site. In addition to music, this site includes "Health Talk", "Travel", "Genealogy", and current senior news.