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National Education & Resource Center on Women & Retirement Planning

The mission of the National Education & Resource Center on Women & Retirement Planning is a collaboration between the federal Administration on Aging and WISER. Its mission is “to provide women with access to a one-stop gateway that integrates financial information and retirement planning, health, and long-term care resources through OAA [Older Americans Act] programs,” including […]

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Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER)

Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) is a nonprofit organization that “creates a variety of consumer publications including fact sheets, booklets and a newsletter that explain in easy-to-understand language the complex issues surrounding Social Security, pensions and retirement plans, savings and investments, caregiving, divorce and widowhood, health and long-term care, and financial elder abuse.”

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Key Retirement Concerns & 7 Planning Tips For Women

The Pension Research Council of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania contributed to this 2015 article in Forbes magazine, which focuses on financial concerns related specifically to retiring women.

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Older Women Should Plan For A Secure And Enjoyable Retirement

This useful document was prepared by staff at the Bedford (MA) Council on Aging and includes useful tips on a variety of topics from a woman’s perspective, including finances, social life, and volunteering.

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Department of Defense Sexual Assault Support

Safe Helpline is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) sole hotline for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault.

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National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline (RAINN)

Calling the National Sexual Assault Hotline gives you access to a range of free services.

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

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American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a membership-driven organization that offers information and resources on a variety of aging-related topics, including health, caregiving, work, safety, retirement, travel, money, home, family, entertainment, food, politics, society, and transportation. AARP also advocates on behalf of older Americans in a variety of arenas.

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