There are plenty of resources online that cater to an older demographic, ranging from entertainment to education. In this list, we’ve compiled all the top websites that support and adhere to the interests of a mature audience (via Top10).
Aarp.org is crammed with useful senior articles, videos and senior discounts. There is probably no other site as comprehensive. Even if you aren’t looking for anything specific, just browse the headlines and you’ll find something that catches your eye. AARP also has a publication (AARP The Magazine) and is a major carrier for Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage plans. Read more about top magazine for seniors.
Hundreds of articles for the retired on topics like activities, finances, health, relationships and work.
Interviews with experts; fashion and beauty; arts and crafts for seniors — you’ll find a little bit of everything here.
A great site that focuses on assisted living facilities across the nation. This site also has some great content for those who may be interested in opening up an assisted living or senior living home.
Suddenly Senior provides a fun and interactive site with articles, trivia, jokes, retirement and more.
Nearly 20% of Americans ages 50-64 and almost 15% of Americans 65+ report using online dating sites! But not every site has reliable filters, so you may find your inbox flooded with messages from people you don’t relate to. Fortunately, SeniorMatch is a dating site exclusively for users 50 and older.
Open to anyone over 50, Seniors Only Club lets you make friends by finding people who share your interests and views without the pressure of an instant response. The site is divided into separate categories, such as “Hot Topic” and “Hobbies & Craft”, which makes it a lot easier for you to find the subject you’re interested in.
Grandfolk is an online directory of unbiased reviews on services like financial advisors, insurance companies, home security, and more. Its detailed content is aimed to help you make the most informed decision possible and avoid scammers.
Technology is constantly changing and it can be hard to keep up with all the new gadgets and software. Luckily, you don’t have to fall behind with your tech knowledge, even if you didn’t grow up with a computer in your house. Seniors Guide to Computers explains device management and internet use in the most down-to-earth language that’ll show you technology isn’t as complicated as it seems.
Birding or Beethoven? Film festivals or photography?
Whatever you’re interested in, Road Scholar has the learning adventure for you.
If you’re over 50 and like to travel, check out what the Evergreen Club offers: a network of low-priced B&Bs, guest rooms, and other down-to-earth, personal accommodations.
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They specialize in exotic destination travel including wildlife safaris in Africa, hiking trips in the Rockies, and cultural trips to Asia.
SeniorNet’s mission is to provide older adults education on computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
If you want to know the latest tools and advice for remaining in your home for as long as possible, bookmark this site. You’ll find topics (robots for caregiving) that you never knew existed.
Has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century.
Provides tips on how to make the computer experience more enjoyable.
Their articles on health are authoritative (often written by doctors and easy to read/understand).
Get the “basics” on a topic or click on the “in-depth” tab. You’ll also find slideshows, videos and resources for further reading.
An easy to use the site for senior health.
This is the official U.S government site for Medicare. Find doctors and medical facilities. Compare drug and health plans. If you’re looking for Medicare help, call Hubby to find answers.
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