Best Boomer Resources 2014

Thousands of baby boomers are reaching their golden years every day. We've identified the best boomer-focused resources which help this large segment of our population cope with life as a senior, health, finances, retirement and all things boomer-related.

Winner

Winner

The winner of Best Boomer Resources is awarded to the finalist that earns the highest rating during the Best Senior Living Awards. Congratulations to the winner of Best Boomer Resources!

  • AARP

    AARP

    89 Judges Score  4 Popular Vote

    AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people age 50 and over have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society a...

People's Choice

People's Choice

The people have spoken! The People's Choice Winner of Best Boomer Resources is the best senior living resource that earned the highest number of votes during the voting period. Congratulations to the People's Choice Winner of Best Boomer Resources!

  • Boomer to Boomer Online

    Boomer to Boomer Online

    59 Judges Score  120 Popular Vote

    A website that provides information to help make informed decisions, learn how to take care of yourself in the role of caregiver and learn through the experiences of others in order to meet the mental...

Finalists

finalist

To earn a spot as a finalist for the Best Senior Living Awards, the following senior living resources received the highest number of consumer votes. Our dedicated panel of experts rated these senior living resources. Here are the Best Boomer Resources as ranked by our panel.

  • A Baby Boomer Woman's Life After 50

    A Baby Boomer Woman's Life After 50

    84 Judges Score  33 Popular Vote

    Welcome to “A Baby Boomer Woman’s Life After 50.” I’m Judy Freedman, a fifty-something female baby boomer. My blog is targeted to the millions of baby boomer women (born between 1945 – 1964)...

  • Act Two Online

    Act Two Online

    68 Judges Score  11 Popular Vote

    From the website: "Act Two is a magazine for people who are "Living the Second Half of Life" — living it to the fullest. Act Two is targeted to the over-age-50 audience, but rather than focus on an...

  • Educated Aging

    Educated Aging

    60 Judges Score  24 Popular Vote

    Anthony Cirillo provides an essential companion for boomers with Educated Aging, a blog which accompanies a book of the same title. Who Moved My Dentures? covers caregiving from a boomer's perspective...

  • Be Brain Fit Blog

    Be Brain Fit Blog

    59 Judges Score  19 Popular Vote

    The Be Brain Fit blog provides information and advice on how baby boomers can take care of their brains to stay mentally sharp for life...

  • SandwichINK

    SandwichINK

    49 Judges Score  4 Popular Vote

    Info, tips and resources for the multigenerational caregiver dealing with the issues of caring for the elderly parents in their family while raising children or babysitting grandchildren...

Nominees

nominee

The following senior living resources were nominated for a chance to earn the title of Best Boomer Resources. All of our nominees deserve an honorable mention for the valuable resources they provide for the senior living community!

  • Boomerbaggage

    Boomerbaggage

    11 Popular Vote

    Boomerbaggage was created for Baby Boomers and Retirees. Our mission is to provide you with insight into many of the challenges and opportunities that lie in front of you for the next 30+ years. On t...

  • Boomer Grandparents

    Boomer Grandparents

    1 Popular Vote

    A blog written by a boomer grandparent about her journey to connect with her grandchildren when she lives far away. BoomerGrandparents.com provides fun ideas about gifts, travel, technology and games...

  • Boomer Women Speak

    Boomer Women Speak

    1 Popular Vote

    Boomer Women Speak is the fastest growing site for baby boomer women on the Web. We are the place for baby boomer women to encourage, connect, and support one another online...

  • Grandma Betty

    Grandma Betty

    1 Popular Vote

    Grandma Betty is a great resource to find links to websites about nearly any item that might relate to seniors. It is one of the most comprehensive lists of websites that we have been able to find. 43...

  • Grandparents.com

    Grandparents.com

    1 Popular Vote

    While the word "Grandparent" can make one feel older, it is definitely a title many baby boomers hold. Grandparents.com is an online magazine catering to Grandparents...

  • Huff Post Baby Boomers

    Huff Post Baby Boomers

    1 Popular Vote

    The Huffington Post was created by Arianna Huffington as an original news source and a content aggregator, with newsworthy topics ranging from business to baby boomers. The Huff Post Baby Boomers sect...

  • My Itchy Travel Feet

    My Itchy Travel Feet

    1 Popular Vote

    At My Itchy Travel Feet, The Baby Boomer’s Guide to Travel, Donna L. Hull, the writer, and Alan Hull, the photographer, travel the world recording their experiences with words, photos and videos so...

  • NIH Senior Health

    NIH Senior Health

    1 Popular Vote

    Created by the National Institute for Health, the NIH Senior Health website is full of health and wellness information for older adults. The site contains both written articles and videos to watch con...

  • Sharp Seniors

    Sharp Seniors

    1 Popular Vote

    The Boomington Post is a source of "news for all your boomer needs," covering health, romance, finance, retirment, legislation and much more...

  • The Gypsy Nester

    The Gypsy Nester

    1 Popular Vote

    David and Veronica are experiencing the collision of Baby Boomer and Empty Nester. They have decided to grab life by the horns, sell the nest and become GypsyNesters! David and Veronica blog about the...

  • ThirdAge.com

    ThirdAge.com

    1 Popular Vote

    ThirdAge is dedicated to serving Baby-Boomers, generally those in their mid-40s to late 60s, who are not ready to retire. They serve an audience looking to redefine what it means to get older and on t...

  • VibrantNation.com

    VibrantNation.com

    1 Popular Vote

    VibrantNation.com is the leading online community for Baby Boomer women – the place where they connect and support each other on issues unique to life after 50, including fashion, beauty, family, re...

  • Aging Us

    Aging Us

    0 Popular Vote

    Through this webpage, I plan to concentrate on the questions that surround boomer’s aging. We will focus on how the politics of aging, health and aging, and, society’s focus on youth and mobility...

  • American Association of Wartime Veterans

    American Association of Wartime Veterans

    0 Popular Vote

    Formed in 2002, The AAWV is a community outreach service to educate wartime veterans, surviving spouses and their families on available funds from the Improved Pension Program (IPP) payed by the Depar...

  • Baby Boomer Life

    Baby Boomer Life

    0 Popular Vote

    Baby Boomer Life is a unique site as the information that goes up on it is personally researched by the site owner Dennis Stacey. The issues that go up are ones that he has personally had to confront...

  • Boom This!

    Boom This!

    0 Popular Vote

    Boom This is a great site full of timeless articles about a variety of subject matters facing baby boomers. Boom this hopes to become the go-to-site for information regarding health, fitness, money...

  • Boomer Technology

    Boomer Technology

    0 Popular Vote

    Boomer Technology is a website full of information for boomers interested in creating their own business or finding extra income sources. It's presented in blog format as the creator of the site searc...

  • Boomerater

    Boomerater

    0 Popular Vote

    "Boomerater is a destination for Boomers to exchange ideas, advice and first-hand experience with other Boomers - everything from top shopping finds and recommended vacation destinations to financial...

  • Boomster

    Boomster

    0 Popular Vote

    Boomster is a social network and informational website that helps boomers to pursue life to the fullest through a large abundance of videos, articles and live interviews. Topics include careers and bu...

  • Consumer Boomer

    Consumer Boomer

    0 Popular Vote

    A blog written by boomers, for boomers. The blog covers a range of topics from financial planning, investments, baby boomer issues, retirement, product and service reviews and the occasional boomer ra...

  • ElderLawAnswer.com

    ElderLawAnswer.com

    0 Popular Vote

    ElderLawAnswer.com is a website dedicated to legal issues that boomers will continually be faced such as estate planning, healthcare insurance, and Medicaid questions. On the ElderLawAnswer.com radio...

  • Everything Zoomer

    Everything Zoomer

    0 Popular Vote

    Everything Zoomer is a website magazine (an extension of the print Zoomer magazine)that focuses on people 45 and older and their issues.It is a lifestyle magazine that covers a range of topics like he...

  • Generation Sandwich

    Generation Sandwich

    0 Popular Vote

    A blog about the joys, challenges, and trials of being part of the Sandwich Generation. We'll talk about being squished between our own aging, caring for aging parents, and parenting kids, adult kids...

  • Generations United

    Generations United

    0 Popular Vote

    Generations United’s mission is to improve the lives of children, youth, and older adults through intergenerational collaboration, public policies and programs for the benefit of all. They believe t...

  • Healthy Aging for Women Baby Boomers

    Healthy Aging for Women Baby Boomers

    0 Popular Vote

    Healthy Aging for Women Baby Boomers is a site that focuses on a variety of health issues that come with aging. The website is broken down into information on parts of the body and different methods i...

  • Love To Know Senior Citizens

    Love To Know Senior Citizens

    0 Popular Vote

    Love To Know Senior Citizens is an excellent resource website for boomers and seniors to find information on a host of topics. Find articles on topics like "Over 50 Hairstyles," "Easy Crafts for Senio...

  • RetireWOW

    RetireWOW

    0 Popular Vote

    From the website: "RetireWOW celebrates the opportunities of life over 50 by creating a community for sharing tools, resources, and guidance to help the senior new to retirement make a new life. The...

  • RetiredBrains.com

    RetiredBrains.com

    0 Popular Vote

    RetiredBrains.com is a great site for those in retirement age who are looking for information on employment options, healthcare information, or retirement planning...

  • Senior Citizen's Bureau

    Senior Citizen's Bureau

    0 Popular Vote

    The Senior Citizens Bureau's mission is to provide information, support services and personal assistance to senior adults, their caregivers and loved ones and to provide easily accessible information...

  • The Retirement Research Foundation’s

    The Retirement Research Foundation’s

    0 Popular Vote

    The Retirement Research Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our nation’s elders. RRF is one of the nation’s first private foundations devoted exclusively to aging and reti...

Award Program Details

  • This category includes websites, blogs and newsletters focused on Baby Boomers
  • Websites and newsletters may focus on boomer lifestyles, finances or retirement, health or any other aspect of boomer living
  • This category does not include caregiving resources