Resources

General Information

Nonprofit organization devoted to providing information, resources, discounts and services on subjects related to helping improve the lives of people over 50.

Information on Aging from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which includes: technology, lifestyle, finances, and more.

A public service that connects people to services for seniors and their families. Services include senior support, transportation, elder rights, and more.

Purpose and Community

Information on community programs for older adults and people with disabilities, including resources, volunteer opportunities, and more.

Find volunteer opportunities to provide friendship and assistance to other seniors, become a mentor to children, and/or help out with activities in the community.

A community service and work-based job training program created by the US Department of Labor for low-income, unemployed seniors above 55 years old.

Health

Provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services.

Discusses the process of finding long-term care, Medicare, Medicaid, and more.

Tips on how to travel safely from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Psych Hub is the world's largest online platform for digital mental health education.

Information on healthcare, pensions, and other benefit for eligible veterans and family members.

Finances

Investing information about buying an annuity. U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans.

Check your social security statements and benefits.

Experience and Learning

Join Coursera for free and learn online. Build skills with courses from top universities like Yale, Michigan, Stanford, and leading companies like Google and IBM.

Access 2000 free online courses from 140 leading institutions worldwide. Gain new skills and earn a certificate of completion.

Find up-to-date and reliable information on aging research and health and wellness for older adults.

A program that provides adults aged 50+ affordable, accessible, and reliable travel opportunities to go as a group. (Also offered to non-Santa Clara residents.)

Transforming Life After 50 (TLA50) was launched by the California State Library to address the changing nature of aging. It has become a national model of innovation, not just for libraries, but all kinds of organizations that aim to serve and engage mid-life adults, ages 50+.