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PREMIUM DATABASES
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
- A one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles

CUSTOMS AND ETIQUETTE
Etiquette Rules
Holidays On the Net

NAMES
Baby Center
Baby Names
Baby Zone -
Strong, useful lists of names with advanced search options

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
Beliefnet - Ecumenical site providing religious, spiritual, and moral information
Librarian's Index to the Internet
- General religion and philosophy topics
Philosophy Pages - Dictionary, history, timeline and links to other sites
Religions of the World - Today’s major world religions

SOCIAL ISSUES
Internet Public Library Social Issues and Social Welfare
Social Issues - Current social issues from multiple perspectives

 

 

Seniors

GENERAL INTEREST

AARP - Access all of the information the AARP has to offer
AgeNet - Consumer information for seniors & caregivers
Elderhostel - Educational adventures in lifelong learning
First Gov  for Seniors  - Links to government information and other sites
Senior Journal - Online daily newspaper with news and features

GOVERNMENT BENEFITS & SENIOR SUPPORT SERVICES

Benefits CheckUp - Service of the National Council on the Aging that identifies federal & state assistance programs for older Americans
Medicare - Official U.S. government site
Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging - Information and assistance for older individuals
Nursing Home Guide - Information and ratings for over 700 nursing homes in Florida
SeniorHealth.gov - Site for older adults developed by the National Institute of Aging and the National Library of Medicine
Senior Housing Options - information gathered by the Administration on Aging (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Social Security Administration

TECHNOLOGY GUIDES

Wired Seniors - Over 5,000 sites of interest for seniors
Computers and Technology  - AARP has compiled these how-to guides on a broad range of topics
Edumax - Free tutorials for Microsoft software, computer basics, database basics, and web development.
‘Good Typing’ - A typing tutorial.
Senior Net - Information and instruction on computer technologies

 

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