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Sites and Services for Seniors

Resources for Seniors

Books

Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age - Sanjay Gupta

The Ultimate Retirement Guide for 50+: Winning Strategies to Make Your Money Last a Lifetime​Suze Orman

Aging Thoughtfully: Conversations about Retirement, Romance, Wrinkles, and Regret - Martha c. Nussbaum and Saul Levmore

Social Security for Dummies - Jonathan Peterson

Medicare for Dummies – Patricia Barry

Camden County Library Resources:

Legal Information Reference Center

Access books, forms, and other tools relevant to many older adults, including “Will and Estate Planning” and “Long Term Care”. Browse by subject, title of resource, or use the keyword search option.

Health Reference Center

Provides articles from books and journals on many health topics. (If you land on the Infobase Products page, choose the "Health Reference Center" tile). Choose "Senior Health" through the "Health Centers" category, accessed either from the Browse function under the Search bar or by scrolling through the "Health Center" tiles on the Home Page.

Salem Health

Allows access to books and articles published by Salem Press. Use the term "Older Adults" or "Seniors" to narrow your search generally or search by a specific topic, such as "Retirement" or "Assisted Living", for lists of online resources to view onscreen.

Community Resources:

Camden County Senior and Disabled Services     877-222-3737

Find information on many issues and local services of interest to older adults, including "Transportation", "Legal Services", and “Grandparents", easily accessed by a menu bar of topics. A Guide to Seniors and Caregivers is available to download or view onscreen.

Workforce 55+

A partnership program between government agencies and local community organizations to provide disadvantaged, mature workers resources and support to obtain employment.

Division of  Aging Services (part of the NJ Department of Human Services)

Provides comprehensive information on federal, state, and local programs and services for New Jersey’s older population and caregivers.

Websites and Organizations:

AARP

A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age.

Medicare

A comprehensive site on the federal health insurance program for people 65 or older, including plans, costs, providers, and prescription drug coverage.

Social Security Administration

Offers information on social security benefits as well as providing some online services, such as applying for benefits and managing your account.

 

Updated 7/2021