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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Back to Work 50+
Explore in-demand jobs and access training opportunities with Virtual Career Network (VCN). VCN will help you qualify for a better job and a growing career in three easy steps. www.vcn.org/backtowork50plus

Environmental Alliance for Senior Involvement
Volunteer to protect and care for the environment for present and future generations. www.easi.org

Jobs 4.0
Post your resume to apply for real job opportunities at companies that seek candidates aged 40+, and value diversity of experience. www.jobs4point0.com/

SUNY Rockland RSVP
RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) recruits volunteers 55 and older to lend time and expertise in community service to non-profit agencies, schools and nursing homes. www.sunyrockland.edu/rsvp

Health, Benefits and Services

Aging with Dignity
A national non-profit organization with a mission to affirm and safeguard the human dignity of individuals as they age and to promote better care for those near the end of life. agingwithdignity.com

Benefits Checkup
Fill out an online questionnaire to find programs that help with costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and more for folks over 55. www.benefitscheckup.org

Catholic Charities: Archdiocese of New York
Serves the needs of the poor, troubled, frail and oppressed of all religions in Manhattan, Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley. www.catholiccharitiesny.org

Family Caregiver Alliance
Get support and resources for long term care. www.caregiver.org

Grandparents and Relative/Kinship Caregivers
Find information about you and caring for your younger family members. Information provided by the U.S. Children's Bureau. www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/promoting/parenting/relative/

Meals on Wheels of Rockland
Meals on Wheels provides much more than a meal to the homebound, seniors and others living in Rockland County. www.mowrockland.org

Find out about the new Part D at the official Medicare website. www.medicare.gov

National Family Caregiver Support Program
This national Family Caregiver Support Program gives information and links to assist caregivers. www.acl.gov/programs/support-caregivers/national-family-caregiver-support-program

NIH Senior Health
Information for seniors from the National Institute of Health. www.nihseniorhealth.gov

NY State Office for the Aging
The mission of the New York State Office for the Aging is to help older New Yorkers to be as independent as possible for as long as possible. Visit their site to find out how they can help you. www.aging.ny.gov

Partnership for Solutions
Find information about the problems associated with chronic health conditions and possible solutions on the national, state and local level. This site is a partnership between Johns Hopkins University and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. www.chronicnet.org

Social Security Administration
Learn about benefits you're entitled to, and how to receive them, at the official Social Security Administration website. www.ssa.gov

Third Age
A health and wellness site for women 45 and older with health and lifestyle content, articles, videos, and more. thirdage.com

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Links of interest to veterans and their families. www.va.gov

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Travel and Recreation

Acess-Able Travel Source
Accessibility for national and international travel destinations. www.access-able.com

Road Scholar
Educational adventure programs for seniors. Formerly known as Elderhostel. www.roadscholar.org

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Law and Advocacy

Senior Law
Read articles, find elder law resources and lawyers. www.seniorlaw.com

The AARP online source for information on elder issues and advocacy. Check out AARP for many other useful services. www.aarp.org

American Bar Association: Commission on Law & Aging
American Bar Association Commission on law and aging is a useful resource of legal information for senior citizens. www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging.html

Justice for Aging
Non-profit organization that fights senior poverty through law. Formerly the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC). www.nsclc.org

New York Statewide Senior Action Council
An advocacy group for older New Yorkers reporting on senior issues, tracks legislation, and other resources. www.nysernior.org

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A Place for Mom
Help and advice on finding senior housing. www.aplaceformom.com

Alternatives for Seniors
Search for retirement communities, care facilities and homes. www.alternativesforseniors.com

Assisted Living Directory
Find resources on facility information, caregiver support, and in-depth, original content, videos, and interviews. www.assisted-living-directory.com

Housing for Seniors
Find information on assisted living, independent living, Alzheimer's care, home care, senior group homes and more. Browse housing by type, state or within the U.S. or Canada. www.housingforseniors.com

Senior Housing Net
Look up the perfect housing for yourself or loved one. Search by zip code, city, or state and by housing type; assisted living, continuing care, independent living, Alzheimer's care, nursing care or 55 and up communities. Other resources are also available for perusal. www.seniorhousingnet.com

Senior Living Map
Search and sort through a nationwide directory of senior living communities to find the best option for you. www.seniorlivingmap.org

Years Ahead
Get help navigating through the process of choosing senior care from education to connection to care-providers. www.yearsahead.com

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55+ Resources Guide
A guide providing information, guidance and assistance regarding local, state and federal resources for persons aged 55 and older. For a printable version, click here. http://guides.rcls.org/seniorsguide

My Senior Care
A community providing information on home health care, assisted living facilities, end of life, finances, and more. www.myseniorcare.com

National Council for Aging Care
The National Council for Aging Care (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services) provides a wealth of government information for seniors. www.aging.gov

Rockland County Office for the Aging
Rockland County Office for the Aging offers comprehensive and coordinated services to residents over 60 years of age. http://rocklandgov.com/departments/aging/

A community of computer-using seniors sharing information and advice; introductory computer classes are offered in Rockland County. www.seniornet.org

Senior Discounts
Search for discounts by geographic area or business type (airline, restaurant, hotel, etc). Results include company, discount, and any qualifications required. www.seniordiscounts.com

Spry Foundation
The SPRY Foundation helps seniors better understand their choices, make better life decisions, and continue to live productive and personally satisfying lives through research and education. www.spry.org

Wired Seniors
Over 5,000 links of interest to the over 50 age group. www.wiredseniors.com

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