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AARP.org – “Information, advocacy, and benefits for people age 50 and over.

Department of Veterans Affairs – This site has links to topics such as: Board of Veterans Appeals, Burial, Compensation, Education, Health, Home Loans, Life Insurance, VA Kids, etc.

Generations on Line (Only available from library computers) – “Your introduction to the Internet”.  Developed for Senior Internet users, at this site you can learn how to use your computer mouse, then look up more information you need, send a postcard by email or check out links of interest to sites such as genealogy, AARP, Medicare and much more…

NIHSeniorHealth.gov – Featuring health information from the National Institutes of Health of interest to older adults.  This site enables visitors to easily increase text size of each page.

NSCLC: National Senior Citizen’s Law Center – “The National Senior Citizens Law Center advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals and persons with disabilities.”

Senior Job Bank.org – Search for open positions in your state and areas of interest, enter your resume or experience profile if you want, create a Job Agent Profile, etc.

Senior Navigator – Provides free information about the health and aging resources available to Virginians. The information focuses on senior related issues such as health and aging, financial concerns, legal questions, health facilities, assisted living and housing, exercise programs, support groups and more.

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia – “For over 30 years, we have been helping seniors and their caregivers throughout Hampton Roads find the information and services they need to lead healthy, independent lives.”

SeniorNet.org – “A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of computer-using adults, age 50 and older. SeniorNet’s mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.”

Social Security Online – Extensive site that includes: Disability information; Employment support for people with disabilities; Medicare information; Benefit payments; Forms; Rules & regulations; Laws & legislation; a section just for Kids; information in Spanish; FAQs; and all their publications.

The US Administration on Aging (AoA) – An agency in the US Department of Health and Human Services, it is the “Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns.”