e-libraryThere are many online resources available for seniors.  These websites contain contact information for a variety of agencies that serve the needs of Alaskan elders.


Ketchikan Senior Directory:
Published by AARP Chapter 1825, this directory outlines the available services and opportunities for seniors in Ketchikan.

Ketchikan Resource Guide
Lists the various services and resources available to Ketchikan’s residents of all ages. This most recent version was updated in October 2013 by the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition.


State of Alaska Senior and Disability Services:
State resources and services designed to to promote health, well being and safety for individuals with disabilities, seniors and vulnerable adults


Social Security Administration:
Calculate your benefits, look up retirement ages, apply for widow benefits and more at the SSA site.

The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare

BenefitsCheckUp helps  to find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services.