Informational and Consumer

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Practical Tips

Consumer Guidance & Protection

  • 25 Financial Resources for Seniors in Debt: A guide designed to help seniors in debt find financial assistance in many different forms, including: direct cash grants for food, housing, and other necessities; charitable low- or no-interest loans; free financial and employment counseling for seniors seeking work. From CreditRepair.com.
  • Grandfolk: A site that provides guidance on senior lifestyle, products, and services in such areas as finances, safety, health, auto, and insurance. 
  • Senior Citizen Discount Guide: A quarterly survey of 18 categories of brands that offer seniors discounts. Put together by DealHack.
  • Senior Discounts: A guide to 600 stores that offer senior discounts. From Knoji, a “shopping knowledge hub where over 3 million monthly shoppers research before they buy.” 

Consumer Safety & Product Recalls

  • Drug Center: An online resource for people experiencing serious side effects from drugs or medical devices.
  • Drug Dangers: Provides “information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.” The site is sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP.
  • Recall Report: An organization “created to alert the public to the latest information on dangerous drugs and products.”
  • Seniors Guide to Medication Management: “Strategies for medication management for seniors to avoid medication errors.” From SingleCare.
  • Senior Safety Reviews: “Helpful guides, resources, tools, checklists, alerts and unbiased advice.”

Elder Abuse and Legal

Medical Alert Systems

Scam Protection

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