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History & Genealogy

library cardAcademic OneFile Full-text articles from the world's leading journals including the New York Times from 1985 to the present

Ancestry.com (for use in library only) Search billions of records to discover your family’s story.

library cardGale Virtual Reference eLibrary American Decades series, Encyclopedia of Modern China, Encyclopedia Judaica and more 

library cardGeneral OneFile News and periodical articles

library cardJSTOR Archival collection of academic journals in a wide range of subject areas

library cardOpposing Viewpoints in Context Full text access to differing points of view on current social issues, including viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, and more

Online Newspaper Archives

Chappaqua Newspaper Archives Search local news publications from 1754 to 2013. Use with IE, Firefox or Safari browsers.

New York State Historic Newspapers Search digitized New York State newspapers geographically or by subject.

Websites

CIA World Factbook Almanac-style information about countries in the world

Constitute The world's constitutions to read, search and compare.

NYGenWeb Gateway to New York Genealogy and History

Senior Resources

AARP
American Association of Retired Persons
Dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age, AARP leads social change and delivers value to members through information, advocacy and service.
(888)-687-2277

Administration for Community Living
Promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities

Aging in Place: National Council for Aging Care
A resource hub for seniors and their families to learn more about the specific aspects of aging in place, such as in-home care, insurance, government assistance, transportation and home remodeling.

Benefits Check Up
Determine your eligibility for help from over 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs to pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities or other basic needs.

The Boxwood Alliance for Active Aging (Westchester and Putnam)
Assists older adults to age in place in the lower Hudson Valley
487 E. Main Street, #218
Mount Kisco, New York 10549
(914) 764 3014

Elder Law Q & A: An Introduction to Aging Issues and Planning for the Future

Eldercare Locator
Public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting older adults and their families with needed services
1-800-677-1116

Family Caregiver Alliance
Community-based nonprofit organization which address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home

Meals on Wheels
Committed to helping senior neighbors live healthier and more nourished lives in their own homes

Medicare
Official U.S. government site for Medicare

Medicare Open EnrollmentMedicare Open Enrollment
Easy-to-use guide to various Medicare enrollment periods plus useful Medicare-related resources by state

National Council on Aging
Provides innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy by partnering with nonprofit organizations, government and business

NIH Senior Health
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institute of Health

NYS Talking Book and Braille Library
N.Y. State Library service providing audio and braille books and magazines for those with qualifying print disabilities

Senior Benefits Information Centers (Westchester Libraries)
Helps older adults 60 and over and those caring for the elderly achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Provides information about different types of government programs
SBIC Helpline (914)-231-3260

Senior Corps
Volunteer organization connecting people 55+ with the people and organizations that need them most

SeniorGuidance.org
Comprehensive resources on various senior living options

Senior Planet – Aging with Attitude
Website for the Senior Planet Exploration Center in New York City that highlights issues of interest to people 60+

Senior Programs and Services (Westchester County)
9 South First Avenue, 10th Floor
Mount Vernon, New York 10550-3414
(914)-813-6400

SeniorNet
Provides older adults with education about and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom

Social Security Express

Town of New Castle Senior Programs
Community Center
10 Senter Street
Chappaqua , NY 10514
(914)-238-8888

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Beach Books

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