Housing and Senior Resources
2LifeCommunities Greater Boston
Affordable living communities for older adults
Support, resources, and care for elders in Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville, Watertown
Free access to 3,000+ online courses from 160 universities. edX was created at MIT and Harvard.
Evergreen Learning Program at Boston University
A vibrant, intergenerational learning community for adults 58+.
Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement (HILR)
Rigorous learning opportunities for Harvard retirees.
OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
Courses for adults 50+ at colleges and universities nationwide. Here's a listing of OLLI programs in Massachusetts.
ReServe Greater Boston
Work with nonprofits, schools, and government agencies
Travel and learning adventures worldwide.
UMass Lowell: Learning in Retirement Association (LIRA)
Multi-faceted educational program for retired and semi-retired individuals with no educational or age requirements.
A federal agency that brings together volunteers to serve U.S. communities.
City of Cambridge Taxi
Discount program for seniors.
Disasters and Emergencies
Guide to emergency and disaster services.
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
Resources for Elders
Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
Resources for preparedness and safety.
The official website of the Massachusetts Government with a listing of state services and agencies.
Massachusetts Secretary of State's Office
Citizen's Guide to Services
MBTA: Charlie Card
Reduced fares on all MBTA rail, bus, subway, and boat services for persons age 65 and older and persons with disabilities with a Senior ID CharlieCard, which functions as a debit card once you add value at charging kiosks at T stations or online.
MBTA: The RIDE
If a disability prevents you from using the MBTA, the RIDE may be able to assist with your transportation.
Internal Revenue Service
Social Security Online