Resources

web sites:

www.queery.com Strong gay and lesbian search engine.

http://members.aol.com/CAFFMOS CAFFMOS means: Contacts And Friends For Men Over Sixty.

www.seniorsearch.com a very miscellaneous site for the over 50 generation.

Some education models for older adults

www.elderhostel.org 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.

www.unca.edu/ 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

www.little-brothers.org/sanfrancisco a service organization that provides friendship and companionship to the elderly.

Idealist.org Information regarding organizations that offer internships and volunteer positions for seniors.

caregiver.com Offers information regarding the world of caregivers and caregiving.

Medical organizations

www.GIO.org 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.

www.aetnaushc.com is a site that contains a number of helpful topics and a comprehensive collection of consumer health information.

Financial planning organizations

www.asec.org/bpk-comp.htm 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.

www.nasd.com/it5c.html National Association of Securities Dealers provides a very detailed worksheet for calculating svaings needs.

www.wiley.com/ey.html The Ernst & Young worksheet "Analyzing Your Cashflow" can provide a sense of the cash that an individual will need each year in retirement.

www.dtonline.com Enter the words retirement + planning into Deloitte & Touche's search engine and find a number of useful articles about this subject.

www.metlife.com Sound advice on financial planning from Met Life.

www.ssa.gov Get your personal earnings and benefits estimate statement from the Social Security Administration's Web site.

www.pueblo.gsa.gov Lots of Federal publications on this site maintained by the Consumer Information Center of the United States General Services Administration.

www.aarp.org/programs/retire/ Assistance from the American Association of Retired Persons.

www.CFP-Board.org A site maintained by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, offering general advice and brochures.


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