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10 Best Websites For Seniors

Updated on November 2, 2017

It's true. Grandma and Grandpa are on the Internet too. They surf, they chat, they play. The young no longer dominate the Internet. The young-at-heart do. There is much for older adults to reap and sow in cyberworld. Certain websites are geared to the senior demographic. They are places to learn, to have fun, to share. Here are ten great websites that are senior-specific and ready to explore.

GrandTimes -

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.

http://www.grandtimes.com/


LoveToKnow Seniors -

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. LoveToKnow 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.

http://seniors.lovetoknow.com/Main_Page


Microsoft Guide For Aging Computer Users -

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 them to a step-by-step instruction page.

http://www.microsoft.com/enable/aging/tips.aspx


Buzz 50 -

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.

http://buzz50.com/


Elder Treks -

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.

http://www.eldertreks.com/index.php


Grandma Betty -

GrandmaBetty.com offers over 1000 information sources for seniors and baby boomers. It is a launching point for just about anything a senior could be interested in. There are links for everything from grandparenting to golf to consumer products to investing, to name a few. You can also find blogs, humor, stories, crafts and coupons. You will want to take your time here and check it out.

http://grandmabetty.com/index.php


Senior Law -

Though based in New York, this site created by attorneys includes a wealth of information for all seniors. This comprehensive site covers senior law as no other does. Taxes, wills, estate planning, elder abuse and Medicare are discussed in easy to understand language. Senior Law provides a page that features links to state-specific senior law offices and attorneys. It is definitely worth bookmarking.

http://www.seniorlaw.com/


Geezer Guff -

This hilarious website finds the humor in growing old. Their articles and blogs are both irreverent and informative. They tackle the subjects of money, health and politics with wry observation. They are feisty and sarcastic. Geezer Guff is what a senior-oriented blog should be and is well worth the visit.

http://geezerguff.com/


SeniorCupid -

Senior Cupid is a great community for mature singles. Not just a dating site, Senior Cupid offers forums, blogs and chats for friendship and networking. They also provide a link for making your own greeting cards. Senior Cupid takes the awkward out of dating for seniors. It smooths the way for reaching out to people who share common interests. It's free to post a profile and personal ad. What are you waiting for?

http://www.seniorcupid.com/


Grandparents' Web -

Grandparents' Web is dedicated to the "unconditional love of grandparents everywhere". There's a lot of stuff on this site including articles, links, newsletters and an advice column. It celebrates grandparenting from gardening together to school lessons. There are many quotes and much general banter for those who take their role as a grandparent actively and seriously.

http://www.cyberparent.com/gran/


For a great general guide to health issues, the U.S. Department of Health and Human services offers this site - http://www.healthfinder.gov/



Don't forget to check out the videos below - they are very funny. Thank you.

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      Beth Sanders 18 months ago

      Hi, just wondered if you would be updating this list for 2016?

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      Düş Oyun 20 months ago

      We use the blog at Your Senior Care Network.com its pretty awesome. Great info! Thanks for putting all of that into one place. https://en.dusoyun.com/

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      James Defranco 2 years ago

      My mother would love this! If I sent this to her though, she'd kill me because she refuses that she is getting old. I think she needs to realize that she is a grandma now though. I'm going to send this to my mom for sure, she might get a laugh out of a few of these. http://www.homemedix.com/oxygen-respiratory-sleep....

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      Jan Marshall 3 years ago

      Good Day you beautiful people. My newest satirical blog, The Adventures of the Ageless ( Grandma's HOT and Grandpa, too!) is at www.authorjanmarshall.com to coincide with the new group, GRAYING and GIGGLING in the AGE of GOOGLING! If you are a Seasoned Citizen or a Bombastic Boomer check it out . No cranky people may enter.

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      John 3 years ago

      Great sites. Been looking for some new senior friendly sites. Bookmarking this. What about more game related sites : cards, board games, etc? I like these kind of casual games but can seem to find any appropriate for my age ... just thousands of flash gaming sites .

      A good site to start such a list or hub ... I don't know what you call it ... is http://www.dailyjigsawpuzzles.net/ - one of my favorites. Thanks again for the list.

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      suziecat7 4 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Thanks, Bob. Those are great sites for seniors too. Just keep writing great Hubs and they will follow.

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      bobrichards 4 years ago from Pleasnt Hill CA

      i think you missed seniorjournal.com and seniormag.com

      How can I get as many followers as you have?

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      50romance 5 years ago

      Being over 50 can be a very romantic time in your life. people generally become more romantic as they get older as they learn to savour the finer things in life. -----bing 50Romance. ---- is the Useful Senior site for over 50s Dating your Romantic Partner. It is never too late to fall in love. If you are ready for a new adventure, give yourself and others a try!

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      Mark Yatman 5 years ago

      We use the blog at Your Senior Care Network.com its pretty awesome. Its all about living healthy and active senior lifestyles. the blog is http://yourseniorcarenetwork.com/blog

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      suziecat7 5 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Mar - It's a good site so I left your link.

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      Mar 5 years ago

      I saw this link on http://over50web.net - but we are not on this list. :(

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      over50dating 5 years ago

      Over 50 is a wonderful period of life. But age is actually just a number, we still young and fun at heart. I would like to suggest ..... over50date..... for you to either make some new senior friends or find your perfect match. We know it is never too late to fall in love. Worth trying.

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      louromano 5 years ago

      Great sites! I'm nearing that age myself!

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      suziecat7 5 years ago from Asheville, NC

      hank you all for reading and taking the time to comment.

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      Anonymous 5 years ago

      Wow, great sites for seniors, thank you.

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      AssistedLivingEve 5 years ago from New York, NY

      Great info! Thanks for putting all of that into one place.

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      Lawebdesign 5 years ago from 9663 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 917 Los angeles

      very informative hub. And the video is really cool.

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      Rose Frankie 6 years ago

      cool and informative with new ideas

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      suziecat7 6 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Thank you all for reading. I appreciate you.

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      SUSIE DUZY 6 years ago from Delray Beach, Florida

      Thanks for this list. I will definitely check them out.

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      Nina 6 years ago

      great videos! found a nice one to wish friends and family happy birthday!

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRAXytV9re4

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      suejanet 6 years ago

      Thanks for these great websites.

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      dusy7969 6 years ago from San Diego, California

      Good hub.I like the above video.I get a lot of information about the seniors from this hub.So thank this hub and continue your great job.

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      diogenes 6 years ago from UK and Mexico

      Hi Suzie: I have just joined the ranks of your followers and the first thing I opened was this very useful article with the websites for old geezers like me. Boo-hoo. I don't have time to study it all at the mo because am off to pick up truck from mechanics...Later Bob

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      suziecat7 6 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Cookie - Well - even gramgram's got to have some fun. Thanks for commenting.

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      CookieB 6 years ago from Davao City, Philippines

      Perfect hub for my gramgram - though I'm not too keen with her checking out the SeniorCupid site haha

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      Game Creator 7 years ago

      nice hub.. very informative.. though I'm not a senior but i found this hub very nice.. almost the same with mine..

      Websites for Students.lol..

      https://hubpages.com/technology/Best-Websites-for-

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      NurseT 7 years ago

      nice post. also try

      www.elder-helper.com

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Coolmon and GiftedGrandma - thanks for stopping by.

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      GiftedGrandma 7 years ago from USA

      Excellent hub with many useful ideas!! I've bookmarked it :O)

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      Coolmon2009 7 years ago from Texas, USA

      Thanks for the information. I will bookmark this one.

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      I also am nearing that age. These are fun and informative sites and I enjoyed researching them. Thanks, everyone.

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      Holle Abee 7 years ago from Georgia

      Great sites! I'm nearing that age myself!

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      Renee S 7 years ago from Virginia

      Great idea to have these website for seniors.

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      Tina 7 years ago from Wv

      Great Resource! I will bookmark in case I ever have to use at work. Thnk you!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      This is great hub. I got a lot of information about many great website. I'll check those site one by one. thank you very much, Suzie.

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      Duchess OBlunt 7 years ago

      This is a wealth of information! I'm off to visit some of these and find if any of them will be a good fit for me! Wooo Hooo!

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Moonvine - you're welcome. There were many other sites out there as well - some more well-known like AARP. But I liked these better. Thanks for reading.

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      Elayne 7 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      Nearing the senior level soon, I appreciate your research and hub. Thanks very much. Bookmarked for future use!!

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      CarlosSardi 7 years ago

      Cool Billy Jean video! :)

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Jeanne and 2patricias - thanks for reading. I enjoyed writing it too.

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      2patricias 7 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

      What a fun hub - will be taking a look at some of those sites.

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      Jeanne Crouse 7 years ago from New England

      Great list of sites for mature web surfers and great humor, too!

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Thanks, Ann.

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      Ann Nonymous 7 years ago from Virginia

      Ha ha! Wasn't expecting this, but it's really good, suzie!

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Thank you all for stopping by. Hope you had a chance to watch the videos.

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      FirstStepsFitness 7 years ago

      Excellent Hub :)

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      sheila b. 7 years ago

      I didn't know about any of these, so I appreciate the information.

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      Audrey Kirchner 7 years ago from Central Oregon

      Love the vids and very information is right!

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      carolina muscle 7 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      Very cool, very informative!!

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      Daniel Christian 7 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      That's real neat of you to post these. Some good ones it seems.

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      BP - thanks for reading. You're a great fan.

      afunguy - thanks for stopping by.

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      afunguy24 7 years ago from Swansea, IL

      Those websites are older than the Senior Citizens.

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      breakfastpop 7 years ago

      Terrific hub chock full of fun and info.

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      suziecat7 7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Hi Ladies - thanks so much for stopping by. Yes, seniors do have the same interests as others only are wiser in pursuing them.

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      Angela Blair 7 years ago from Central Texas

      Looks like Seniors are interested in what people of most younger ages are interested in -- with the exception of grandchildren. Nice Hub and thanks! Best, Sis

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      Darlene Sabella 7 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Fantastic hub, I am a senior so I will check into this. Thanks

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      jayjay40 7 years ago from Bristol England

      Loved reading this hub, have booked marked it to read again. Great humour.