Senior Resources

Find resources of interest to seniors and care givers. Includes information on aging, health, genealogy, retirement, and lifelong learning.

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A great place to learn more about your family history.

Available only at the library.

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Search magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and reports for basic consumer health information.

Find CA DMV practice tests good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test.

Books

More books on senior topics

 

Newsletters

Focus on healthy aging
An 8-page newsletter reporting on the newest and best tools of healthy aging. Provides guidance in making healthy choices in middle age and beyond. 

Health after 50
Provides you with the latest evidence-based research and expert advice on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of health conditions affecting adults in middle age and beyond.

Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Find dozens of practical strategies to help you enjoy retirement to the fullest.

Mind, Mood & Memory
Created for older Americans who want to protect their mental health. Each monthly issue teaches readers how to guard against memory loss.

 

Websites

Aging/Senior Services in Marin
Simple but comprehensive site providing links to senior services in Marin.

Alzheimer's Association
Find great resources, support groups, and info about clinical trials.

BenefitsCheckUp
A service of the National Council on the Aging to help adults over 55 find out if they qualify for programs that may help pay some of the costs of drugs, utilities, health care and other essentials.

Brain Games
Games to challenge your brain.

Elder Financial Protection Network
Protect yourself & loved ones from financial exploitation and abuse, or identify theft.

HICAP
Need help with MEDICARE? A free and unbiased program of Senior Advocacy Services.

NIHSeniorHealth
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

Nursing Home Compare
Detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.

Seniors At Home
Offering a range of services to help older adults live more independently in their own homes, including care management, palliative care, and home care.

Volunteer Marin
Time on your hands?  The Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership lists volunteer opportunities.

 

Browse Dewey / Subject Headings

305s / Aging
612s / Older People, Health

 

Last Revised on
June 2016