The U.S. government’s official wed portal – USA.gov – makes it easy for older Americans to find U.S. government information and services on the web, under the senior citizen resource section.
According to the recent publication, Golden Living in the Bluegrass, USA.gov links to websites that provide useful, timely, citizen-centered government information and services. The site searches across all federal, state, local, tribal and territorial government websites to find resources for seniors concerning money, housing, health, consumer protection and more.
In the consumer protection section of the website you can learn about rights for the elderly, detect and prevent Medicare fraud, learn how to file a nursing home complaint, and find information on abuse of the elderly.
Other contemporary topics covered include information about grandparents raising grandchildren, elderly rights protection, age discrimination and reverse mortgages.
You can find contact information for federal and state agencies for seniors such as Administration on Aging, armed Forces Retirement Homes and Medicare payment Advisory commission and the Social Security Administration.
In the laws and regulations concerning senior’s section you can catch up on the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Older Americans Act, the Social Security Act and more.
There are discounts and travel tips for seniors in the travel and recreation section, including information about the Amtrak Senior Citizens Discount and the Parks and Recreation Pass for Seniors.