Back to Job Seeker Toolkit Home >

Job Seeker Toolkit: Senior Services

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over.  AARP (formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons) represents more than 35 million working and retired Americans nationwide.

Administration on Aging
Presents a listing of federal websites that offer valuable information on a range of issues including Employment, Health, Housing, Transportation and Veterans Services.

Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide toll-free information and assistance hotline that helps older adults and their caregivers to find local support services.

Experience Works
Formerly known as Green Thumb, Experience Works is a national, nonprofit organization that provides training and employment services for mature workers in 30 states and Puerto Rico.

Medicare, the nation's largest health insurance program, covers nearly 40 million Americans.  It is a health insurance program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).

National Family Caregiver Support Program
When an older person needs care to get through their day, it's their family - not a social service agency, nursing home or government program - that usually provides that care. The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) calls for all states, working in partnership with area agencies on aging and local community-service providers, to make five basic services available to family caregivers.

National Older Worker Career Center
The National Older Worker Career Center provides professional, technical, and administrative work opportunities to older workers through the EPA's Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program.

National Senior Service Corps
The National Senior Service Corps is a national network of projects that place volunteers age 55 and over in volunteer assignments in their communities.

Quintessential Careers
Job and career resources for baby boomers, mature job-seekers, and older workers who are looking for new job, work, or career change possibilities.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
A website designed for persons involved with, or interested in, the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), a part-time employment training program for low-income persons age 55 or over.

Senior Job Bank
The Senior Job Bank is a website devoted to helping workers over 50 find employment.  The Senior Job Bank offers an easy, effective and free method for senior citizens to find occasional, part-time, flexible, temporary and even full-time jobs.

Seniors 4 Hire
U.S. online national Career Center with jobs for job seekers 50 years of age and over; older workers, mature workers, retirees, and senior citizens. Contains a jobs database, featured employer section, and tailored employment information. Employers post jobs. Job seekers search jobs. Free membership for job seekers.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly income to people who are age 65 and older, or are blind or disabled, and have limited income and financial resources.