Recommended for Seniors

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GRANDMA SN’s LIST OF RECOMMENDED SITES FOR SENIORS

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Audible: http://www.audible.com

A great website for almost everybody.  It has thousands of titles to choose from, and will actually read the book to you when you are too tired to read it yourself.

AARP:  www.aarp.org

Join AARP and take advantage of all the benefits available for older Americans.  Members get free donuts with a purchase of a large coffee at Duncan doughnuts, Medicare supplements, free grocery delivery with orders of $50 or more, dental insurance, and much more.  Anyone that is in the age group should visit the site and join.  It is one of Grandma SN’s favorite websites

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Buzz 50: www.buzz50.com/

Buzz 50 is a social network site geared towards baby boomers and those over the age of 50. Run by seniors, Buzz 50 offers both discussion forums and chat rooms if you prefer one-on-one conversation. It’s free to join, is very friendly and has members from all over the English-speaking world. Members set up their own profile page and management is always on hand to help with any questions.

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Catholic Church: www.catholic.org

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.25 billion members worldwide. One of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilization.

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Disney:  disney.com/

Disney will always be among the top websites for families.  Their website includes links to stores, travel information to their amusement parks, information on videos, movies books and a lot more.  Their websites and blogs win so many awards they only thing Grandma SN can suggest is for you to pay them a visit.

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Elder treks:  www.eldertreks.com

For the adventurous older adult, Elder Trek makes dreams come true. They specialize in exotic destination travel. Some of these include wildlife safaris in Africa, hiking trips in the Rockies and other mountain ranges, expeditions to the Arctic and cultural trips to Asia. The website itself is easy to use and exciting making you want to pack your bags right away. Elder Treks offers several different activity levels to facilitate your travel experience.

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Grandparents Web:  www.cyberparent.com/gran/

A great website for grandparents which includes articles of interest for grandparents, tips for keeping in touch with grandchildren, letters and opinions from other grandparents, activities and ways to have fun with grandchildren and more.

Grand times: www.grandtimes.com

Grand Times covers a variety of interesting topics from cooking to finance to travel and health. One section offers reader generated nostalgia and fiction. There are some great stories here. Grand Times has a marketplace where you shop for yourself or your grandchildren. The “free resources” category has links to free legal advice, games and maps and directions. The site is navigated through links and well worth checking out.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses: www.jw.org

Jehovah’s Witnesses come from hundreds of ethnic and language backgrounds, yet we are united by common goals. Above all, we want to honor Jehovah, the God of the Bible and the Creator of all things. We do our best to imitate Jesus Christ and are proud to be called Christians. Each of us regularly spends time helping people learn about the Bible and God’s Kingdom. Because we witness, or talk, about Jehovah God and his Kingdom, we are known as Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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Mormon Church: www.morman.com

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the official name of the religion commonly called the Mormon Church. It was established April 6, 1830 by Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church. Mormons believe he was called by God to be a prophet in the modern era, like Moses and Abraham in biblical times.   From the original six members in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ has grown to a membership of nearly 14 million on six continents.   Learn if this is the church You should suggest to the younger members of your family that are interested in learning about Christ.  They will even send missionaries to you to help you make that decision.

Microsoft for aging computer users:  www.microsoft.com/enable/aging/tips.aspx

This helpful site gives the reader tips on how to make the computer experience more comfortable as they age. It deals with screen resolution, text size, color, speech recognition and shortcuts among other things. The easy-to-use format guides seniors to maximize, customize and personalize their computer. A simple click brings them to a step-by-step instruction page.

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Play:  www.computers4seniors.org/links/Lfun.htm

A great list of fun websites for senior citizens.  These are all fun sites that offer hours of entertainment.  for seniors bored with solitaire, they may find some fun sites here. 

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Senior living.org: www.seniorliving.org/leisure/top-senior-websites

From health to finances to technology and humor, at Senior Living.org’s “Top 20 Senior Websites,” you’ll find a little bit of everything. These sites are loaded with useful  information and are easy to navigate.

Sixty and me.com:  www.sixtyandme.com

A great website with lots of information for women over 60.  Includes sections on family, travel, retirement, mindset, dating, money, health, and more.

Seniors love to know:  www.seniorslovetoknow.com

This site covers everything for the savvy senior crowd. You can browse through the hairstyles for silver hair, find senior discounts on flights, or read expert advice about estate and financial planning. They welcome original poems about retirement and senior living. Love To Know Seniors is a positive website. They celebrate the joy of this stage of life as well as provide useful information. You can find health advice or learn new crafts. Don’t forget to check out their expert interviews.

T The aging Process:  www.health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/aging A tremendous website that addresses issues relevant to any older person, including healthy aging, aging research, slow down aging, photo aging software, reverse aging, successful aging, spirituality and aging.

Time: www.time.com

An electronic copy of the extremely popular time magazine.  Great for anyone who just wants to know what’s going on in the world

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The Huffington Post:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Breaking news and opinions on politics, entertainment, what’s working, healthy living, world posts and highline.

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