web sites: Strong gay and lesbian search engine. CAFFMOS means: Contacts And Friends For Men Over Sixty. a very miscellaneous site for the over 50 generation.

Some education models for older adults Elderhostel a 24 year old non-profit institution that offers courses at 2,000 colleges, libraries, museums and other locations; Toll free number: 1-877-426-8056. Center for Creative Retirement at the University of North Carolina at Asheville is an example of an adult educational model that is completely integrated into the community where it is based.

Victor Valley College in Victorville, California offers a program called SWIM (Seniors With Inquiring Minds) in which members of the program hold discussions relative to subjects selected by the topic participants themselves.

Social support organizations a service organization that provides friendship and companionship to the elderly. Information regarding organizations that offer internships and volunteer positions for seniors. Offers information regarding the world of caregivers and caregiving.

Medical organizations The Goldman Institute On Aging and Mount Zion Health Systems, Inc. provide a number of programs in the community, including day health centers, homecare, rehabilitation services, and art programs at day care centers and in the homes of frail elderly. is a site that contains a number of helpful topics and a comprehensive collection of consumer health information.

Financial planning organizations American Saving's Education Council's web site. Check out the Ballpark Estimate Worksheet to qet a sense of what a person needs to save for retirement. National Association of Securities Dealers provides a very detailed worksheet for calculating svaings needs. The Ernst & Young worksheet "Analyzing Your Cashflow" can provide a sense of the cash that an individual will need each year in retirement. Enter the words retirement + planning into Deloitte & Touche's search engine and find a number of useful articles about this subject. Sound advice on financial planning from Met Life. Get your personal earnings and benefits estimate statement from the Social Security Administration's Web site. Lots of Federal publications on this site maintained by the Consumer Information Center of the United States General Services Administration. Assistance from the American Association of Retired Persons. A site maintained by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, offering general advice and brochures.

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