Baby Boomer Resources on the Internet
AARP was founded in 1958 by Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, a retired high school principal. Eligibilty for membership begins at the young age of 50. We encourage you to check it out! Read our review of AARP here.
Anyone who has ever gone through the seemingly endless maze of red tape when dealing with Medicare, Medicaid, SS, Disability (or any other government services for that matter), knows how invaluable it is to have someone who speaks the language in your corner. Enter Boomer Benefits. They speak medicare fluently and their blog, by cofounder Danielle Kunkle, is a goldmine of useful information and advice.
Danielle is also a contributor to SfBB. Read her Introduction to Medicare For Baby Boomers here.
Retirement Living Information Center is a resource for Seniors seeking the best options for relocating after retirement. Whether you are looking to downsize, find the best and safest places for retirement, seeking to find assisted living for yourself or a loved one an aging parent… this is an excellent niche site and a good place to start. It covers all 50 states, so most options are covered. Membership (subscription) is free.
The Mesothelioma Center is well worth a visit if you, a friend or family member is possibly dealing with this rare form of cancer that affects about 3000 people annually. Asbestos.com is a for-profit website; however, you will still find this to be an excellent resource if you need info or help.