For Boomers

Information, Resources, Courses and Workshops

Boomer Best U provides information and resources for Boomers on our site. Also, we will periodically offer online courses and workshops to help our community prepare for and live their best lives in retirement. Watch for course and workshop notifications.

Health Calculators

Blue Zones True Vitality Test

Live to 100 Age Calculator

Project Big Life Health Calculators

Calories to maintain or lose weight by age, sex

Muscle Hacking calculator (see instructions listed below the calculator for weight loss, maintenance, calories, etc.)

Healthy Life Expectancy Calculator

Senior Discount List Provided via

Discount Business Directory Links

Below are links to websites that list a wide range of products and services that offer senior discounts. In some cases, these discounts start at age 50. Sometimes an AARP membership is required. In other cases, discounts are restricted to a certain day of the week.

All discounts are subject to change and may vary from location to location. If you find something of interest, check in advance to make sure the business is still honoring the discount or honors it in a particular location.

A sampling of businesses that may offer discounts include: Albertsons, Amtrak, Greyhound, United Airlines, Alamo Car Rental, AT & T, Best Western, Marriott Hotels, Ross Dress for Less, KFC, Chili’s, Boston Market, Dairy Queen, Outback Steakhouse, Michael’s (craft store), and dozens more!

Deal News:

The Senior List:

Lovin’ Retirement


Check out Fluent Woof as a great resource if you are a dog parent. The site offers information on dog care and communication as well as other useful information. Some articles are written by veterinarians or other animal experts.

Medigap or Medicare Advantage?

Here’s an article that outlines the basic differences.

Podcast for Zestful Aging

Check out the Zestful Aging podcast for interesting discussions on living your best life. 

Senior Internet Scams, Uses, Terms, and Technology

Check out this article for some useful information about internet use and potential abuse such as scams you will learn how to identify.

See this article on how to protect yourself against corona virus scams.  

Senior Travel Guide

Here’s a great resource for considering your ideal travel plans. You’ll even find information on available major airport services for seniors. 

Million Mile Secrets

Supporting Loved-Ones in Quarantine 

 If you need some guidance on how to support older family members during a quarantine, this guide may be of help. Check it out. 


World Health Organization Report

24-page downloadable report on facts and myths about aging.

Coming of Age NYC E-Book (free download)

The Age for Change E-Book for People 50+