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Travel & Leisure

Road Scholar
Road Scholar is an educational adventure for older adults looking for something different. The later years should be a time for new beginnings, opportunities and challenges. Road Scholar offers you a way to keep expanding your horizons with people who are interested in the same things you are.
About: Genealogy
Articles on tracing your family tree. The site offers links to genealogical collections, software, vendors and other resources often sought after by genealogists, such as libraries, universities, historical collections, government.
National Senior Service Corps
The National Senior Service Corps (Senior Corps) is a network of federally-supported programs that helps people age 55 and older find service opportunities in their home communities. The Senior Corps involves seniors in three types of service:

  • The Foster Grandparents Program offers support to children with special needs;
  • Senior Companions provide assistance to help elderly individuals live independently;
  • Retired and Senior Volunteers tend to a variety of services that range from leading local museum tours to teaching adult education computer classes.

Together, these programs involve over one half million seniors serving in tens of thousands of sites across the country.

On-Call Vacations
A program for travelers who want to enjoy great savings on cruise, hotel and resort vacations. If you’re age 55 or over and a member of United Airlines’ Silver Wings Plus®, you can become a member of On-Call Vacations.
OASIS is a unique educational program for mature adults who want to continue to grow, learn and be productive during the best years of their lives.
Senior Summer School
Senior Summer School provides some wonderful alternatives to a typical hot summer at home at some of the best cities and universities in the country, at what you will acknowledge to be a very modest cost. The Senior Summer School, Inc. program is designed for independent, active and healthy seniors, who want to get a feel for today’s college life.