Active Retirement

Our librarians have compiled these recommended websites and resources – both local and national – for older adults.

Put Your Experience to Work

AARP’s Job Search Resources
Discover tips for embarking on a new career, finding full-or part-time work and the best employers for workers over age 50.

Experience Works
Operates training programs and work experience for low income seniors, age 55 and older who are seeking employment. Operates the Senior Community Service Employment Program in Missouri.

Activities and Organizations

Callaway Senior Center
531 Commons Dr., Fulton, MO 65251; 573-642-2458

Columbia Senior Center
1121 Business Loop, 70E, Columbia, MO 65201; 573-874-2050

Boone County Council on Aging
Connects Boone County’s older adults to resources and support services to enable them to lead independent lives.

Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging (CMAAA)
Provides a network of support services to family caregivers and older persons.

Meals on Wheels
Volunteers deliver hot meals to seniors over 60 or those under that age with a permanent or temporary disability. Cost is based on recipient’s income on a sliding scale.

Missouri State Senior Games
An Olympic style sports festival for senior athletes who are at least 50 years of age.

Services for Independent Living
Empowers people with disabilities to live as independently as possible in their homes through adaptive services and a Personal Assistance Services Program.

All About Retirement

AARP – Retirement
Current information and advice on money management and financial information plus links to various tools that calculate retirement income. Sign up for free for the latest economic news from AARP Today.

CNN/Money Magazine – Retirement
Offers “Best Places to Retire” by Money Magazine.

Kiplinger – Retirement
Current information about working, living, and investing in retirement.

Retirement Revised
An entire website dedicated to retirement planning created by author Mark Miller, nationally-recognized expert on trends in retirement and aging.

Social Security Administration
Request a copy of your Social Security Earnings Statement or learn more about retirement planning, Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

U.S. Dept. of Labor Retirement Publication
Online version of the publication Taking the Mystery out of Retirement Planning includes interactive worksheets that may be completed at the end of each chapter.

 

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