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SocialSecurity.Gov is the official website of the Social Security Administration.
Medicare.Gov is the official website for Medicare participants.
USA.gov is the official U.S. gateway to all government information and services.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) is the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid and the Childrens Health Insurance Program.
HealthCare.Gov provides information about health care insurance plans.
White House is the official website of The White House and The President of the United States.
U.S. Senate includes a directory of Senators and legislative activities in the Senate.
U.S. House of Representatives includes a directory of Representatives and legislative activities in the House.
Congress.gov provides legislative information from the Library of Congress.
Congressional Budget Office (CBO) assists Congress by preparing objective and impartial reports and analysis.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is devoted to the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees by assuring work-related benefits and rights
Employee Benefits Security Administration(EBSA) is the branch of the U.S. Labor Department committed to educating and assisting Americans covered by private retirement plans and health plans.
Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is the U.S. Government Agency with the responsibility of protecting the retirement incomes of Americans in private-sector defined benefit pension plans.
U.S. Department of the Treasury is responsible for formulating and recommending economic, financial, tax and fiscal policies for the U.S. Government.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides America's taxpayers with help to understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the tax laws.
Government Accounting Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress to investigate how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars.
U.S. National Debt Clock shows the national debt and debt by state.
Seniors & Addiction. As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the demand for addiction treatment for older adults will continue to grow.
Addiction Center provides the up-to-date information on addiction as well as reviews of top treatment centers across the country.
Quit Smoking is a virtual community that offers support and information for those trying to kick the habit
Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.
Online Pharmacy Search is an independent community, helping the customers to find a right place to buy medicines online. It is not an online pharmacy and hence neither sells medicines online nor processes customer orders.
Drugs.Com is an independent medicine information website for drug and related health information.
LowestMed helps you know where to find the best price and provides a discount card to get the best deal...and it's all free.
Good Rx can help you save at many U.S. pharmacies.
Blink Health has the mission to make prescription medications available at lower prices to Americans.
The Hospital Safety Score is a public service provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health system.
Health Insurance Options a service to compare and buy health insurance.
RBAssociation source for disability, retirement and Medicare guidance.
http://www.leiomyosarcoma.org/ provides information and news on causes and preventative treatments for Leiomyosarcoma, a type of malignant tumor that affects supportive tissues of the body.
Nursing Home Abuse Guide helps identify the many forms for nursing home abuse.
NIHSeniorHealth makes aging-related health information easily accessible. This site was developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is dedicated to serving mesothelioma victims and their families.
Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is an online support and advocacy center that offers educational support to mesothelioma patients, family members, and caregivers.
Online Nursing Guide Basic First Aid Resources.
HealthinAging.org, is a website providing information on health and aging.
American Academy of Actuaries operates a pension assistance list of actuaries.
Benefits Link is an independent website that provides free information and tools for benefit plan sponsors, service-providers and participants.
Benefitnews.com is a complete online resource for benefits and HR professionals.
Benefits CheckUpis a service to screen benefits for older adults.
Benefits Pro is the #1 online destination for benefits professionals.
Cato Institute is a public policy research organization dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace.
ConsumerDangers.Com is dedicated to protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products.
Continuous Chest Compression CPR View a video to learn a hands-only CPR method that doubles a persons chance of surviving cardiac arrest.
CountyOffice.org is an Internet database of county government offices in the United States.
Employee Benefit Research Institute is committed to original public policy research and education on economic security and employee benefits.
The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC is dedicated exclusively to representing the employee benefits and compensation interests of Americas major employers.
Expertise is a website to revolutionize the way consumers and experts connect.
Help with Paying Bills, a website that helps low income families with finding financial assistance programs.
Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (ICAO) is a large coalition of the nation's non-profit organizations serving older Americans.
Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.
OpenSecrets.Org is a comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and analysis.
National Pension Lawyers Network can refer retirees to employee-benefits lawyers in your area.
Pension Help America is a product of the Pension Rights Center.
The Pension Rights Center protecting and promoting retirement security.
RetiredBrains is the largest independent job and information resource for retirees and people planning their retirement.
United Benefits Advisors brings together the expertise, products, and services of many independent employee benefits firms.
Hear In America offers complimentary hearing screening and discounts on hearing aids.
Navy Credit Union Retirement Center provides information on saving for retirement and managing savings during retirement.
Veterans Administration can provide U.S. military veterans with services and benefits that can result in significant savings.
Retirement Planning for Veterans provides guide to help Veterans with retirement planning.
American Addiction Centers helping combat veterans cope with the psychological and emotional trauma of their battlefield experiences and the toll it takes on their mental health.
WristbandSupplies.com helps small, non-profit Veteran organizations spread their cause with free custom wristbands.
QuitDay.org helps veterans live longer and healthier.
Wounded Warrior Project provide programs and services to meet the needs of injured military service members.
SeniorHomes.Com helps seniors and their families find housing and care for themselves.
Ambit Energy competitive rates.
Coupon Lawn presents a list of service providers and retailers that offer discounts exclusively to seniors.
Senior Discounts.com is an online directory of U.S. businesses that offer discounts to people 50 years of age and older. It currently list over 250,000 business locations, which include the contact information, discount information and other information necessary to receive each discount.
Brand’s Deals.com is a one-stop source for the latest coupons & deals from thousands of leading retailers.
Gift Card Granny.com is an onslaught of discounts for everything from groceries and clothing to travel and restaurants.
Discounts on Other Products and Services
ControlEnergy can provide savings on electricity and natural gas in certain states.
I have a membership to Citizen's Oil Co-Op which has its base in West Hartford, CT and also provides services in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. I pay $20 a year (senior rate) for membership. I get discounts on oil and on my electric/generation service charge. I saved over $540 this year on oil alone. And I can save on the membership with 2 referrals to the organization. They also discount propane. Website is: http://oilco-op.com/. Toll free phone is: 1-860-561-6011.
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is an umbrella organization advocating to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans.
Prescription Drugs ideas provided by NRLN members.
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