Internet Resources for 50+
At Delta College
- Delta College Weather station shows you the display from gauges right on top of Delta's science wing
- Solar Panels Data See what's happening with Delta's solar panels and view archived data on how much energy has been produced with them.
- Delta Broadcasting Homepage with info on what channel to use to get our signal depending on where you live, and also links to the schedule for TV and radio programming
Local Government Senior Services: Volunteering, Senior Care, and Activities
- Senior Brigade: a new one-stop website for seniors that provides a wide range of information on consumer protection, financial matters, health care issues and veteran’s services.
- Bay County Division on Aging, 515 Center Ave, Suite 202, Bay City, MI 48708 989-895-4100 or toll free 877-229-9960
- Senior Services Midland County Council on Aging, 4700 Dublin Avenue, Midland, MI 48642, 989-633-3700 or 800-638-2058
- Saginaw County Commission on Aging 2355 Schust Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603, 989-797-6880 or 1-866-763-6336
Health and Fitness
- Senior Resources, a Tri City Area Senior Resource Guide that provides contact information for healthcare, residential options and senior services. and also a list of toll free telephone numbers for many agencies. You can browse the 2009 issue on line or get a printed copy of this publication at no charge at the government senior services locations listed above.
- Community Calendar to read about events coming to the community, or if you're feeling spontaneous, just click on today's date to see what looks like fun for today.
- Volunteer Match: Enter your zip code and see where you can make a difference
Others to Explore
- Be sure to use Google and search for "Senior Jokes" or "Senior Humor" sometime and you'll find some jokes that appeal to the age-endowed.
- Challenge your brain with USA Today's Daily Puzzles -- Sudokus, Crosswords, and more
- Keep up-to-date with Google News -- Get the very latest, breaking news or search for a particular area of interest
- Search for your Ancestors and create a family tree
- Try a new recipe. You can even search by what ingredients you have on hand.
- Want to know what that bird is you've been seeing? Check out this Bird Identification Guide
- Wanting to discuss some gardening ideas? Visit the Michigan Garden Club discussion board. You will need to click on Register up toward the top left to be able to post your own question or comment to the message boards, but you can read all the postings already written without registering.
- Check on gas prices by zip code
- One source of current financial news
- Find lost or forgotten money held by the Michigan Treasury in assets from dormant bank accounts, uncashed checks, valuables left in safe deposit boxes and stock certificates