Informational and Consumer

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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. 
  • Medical Malpractice Center: Provides information on different types of medical malpractice, plus state-by-state malpractice laws and limitations in hopes of reducing these types of injuries.
  • Senior Discounts: A Guide to Saving Money for Seniors: A quarterly survey of 18 categories of brands that offer seniors discounts. Put together by DealHack.
  • Senior Discounts: A guide to more than 400 stores that offer senior discounts. From Knoji, a “shopping knowledge hub where over 3 million monthly shoppers research before they buy.” 
  • The Ultimate Guide to Senior Discounts: A national listing of discounts for everything from eating out to grocery shopping, cell phone plans and travel.
  • Whistleblower Info: An organization whose mission is “to provide the public and our readers with the information needed to file a qui tam or whistleblower lawsuit against companies that commit fraud.”

Consumer Safety & Product Recalls

  • The Complete Medication Management Guide for Seniors: A guide to “empower seniors, caregivers, and family members with helpful information about medication use, storage, organization, and more.” From SingleCare.
  • ConsumerDangers: A website that “strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about every day products that can potentially cause harm.”
  • Consumer Safety: A website that uses a variety of sources to collect data about recent recalls, news stories, and dangerous products.
  • Consumer Safety Guide: Information about “some of the latest safety issues involving drugs, medical devices, food and other products.” From Seeger Weiss LLP.
  • 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.”
  • Senior Safety Reviews: “Helpful guides, resources, tools, checklists, alerts and unbiased advice.”

Elder Abuse and Legal

Medical Alert Systems

Practical Tips

Scam Protection

Technology