Savvy Senior

Senior Events

March 1st, 10:00 AM
Salem-Panola LibraryClassesSeniors
Learn the beginning forms of the gentle martial arts exercise of Tai Chi (Sun style) with the expert guidance of a trained and certified Instructor from the Tai Chi for Health Institute.
March 1st, 10:00 AM
Virtual LibraryArts and CraftsSeniorsAdults
Every Friday, join us on YouTube for another video from Jewelry with Gin.
March 1st, 10:00 AM
Hairston Crossing LibrarySpecial EventsSeniorsAdults
Help maintain the blood supply. Give now. To schedule an appointment to donate, visit redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code “DCPL."
March 1st, 10:00 AM
Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown LibraryFun ActivitiesContestsTeensSeniorsAdults
Do you know these phenomenal women? Pick up the Women's History Month Trivia Challenge at the Circulation Desk and name them. Prize awarded for the most correct answers.
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Library On the Go

OverDrive / Libby

OverDrive / Libby

eBooks, eAu­dio and Mag­a­zines. 20 check­outs and 15 holds at a time for eBooks and eAu­dio. Unlim­it­ed check­outs, no wait­ing for Magazines.

Avail­able on desk­top or most devices through the Lib­by app.

Get the app: iOS | Android

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hoopla

hoopla

Music, TV, Movies, Comics, eBooks, eAu­dio — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream or down­load using the hoopla app (rec­om­mend­ed) or in your brows­er. 10 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Amazon

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Kanopy

Kanopy

Watch movies, doc­u­men­taries, TV series, chil­dren’s pro­gram­ming and Great Cours­es — instant access, no holds, no wait­ing. Stream on your device or TV with the Kanopy app or on your com­put­er. 5 check­outs per month.

Get the app: iOS | Android | TV apps

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PressReader

PressReader

Unlim­it­ed, same-day access to 7000+ news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines, from 120+ coun­tries, in 60+ lan­guages, includ­ing the Atlanta Jour­nal-Con­sti­tu­tion, the Los Ange­les Times and more.

Get the app: iOS | Android | Other

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Full-text cov­er­age of The Atlanta Journal/​Constitution from 1985

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Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations

Not sure what to read next? Check out our Read­ing Rec­om­men­da­tions page for librar­i­an-curat­ed lists sort­ed by genre.

Geneal­o­gy

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

An exten­sive resource that includes U.S. fed­er­al cen­sus images and index­es from 1790 to 1930, the Social Secu­ri­ty Death Index, WWI Draft Reg­is­tra­tion Cards, Fed­er­al Slave Nar­ra­tives, and a strong Civ­il War col­lec­tion. Only avail­able inside the library.

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HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

With cov­er­age dat­ing back to the late 1700s, Her­itage­Quest com­bines dig­i­tal, search­able images of U.S. fed­er­al cen­sus records with dig­i­tized col­lec­tions of fam­i­ly his­to­ries and oth­er pri­ma­ry source doc­u­ments. The data­base also includes Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War Pen­sion and Boun­ty Land War­rant Appli­ca­tion Files and Freed­man’s Bank Records.

Need help using HeritageQuest? Click here!

HeritageHub (formerly Obituaries and Death Notices)

HeritageHub (formerly Obituaries and Death Notices)

Com­pre­hen­sive cov­er­age of obit­u­ar­ies and death notices from 1704 through today, for geneal­o­gists and fam­i­ly his­to­ri­ans. Search thou­sands of news­pa­pers from all U.S. states and ter­ri­to­ries. Includes orig­i­nal obit­u­ary images from his­tor­i­cal news­pa­pers and dig­i­tized con­tent from the mid-to-late 1900s. New records added daily. 

Health and Wellness

National Institute on Aging

Nation­al Insti­tute on Aging

NIA leads a broad sci­en­tif­ic effort to under­stand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the pri­ma­ry fed­er­al agency sup­port­ing and con­duct­ing Alzheimer’s dis­ease research.

Healthcare.gov

Health​care​.gov

Vis­it Health​care​.gov to find out if you’re eli­gi­ble for health insur­ance under the Afford­able Care Act, learn about essen­tial health ben­e­fits, and com­pare plans.

Medicare.gov

Medicare​.gov

On Medicare​.gov, you can learn about the dif­fer­ent parts of Medicare, includ­ing Part A (hos­pi­tal insur­ance), Part B (med­ical insur­ance), Part C (Medicare Advan­tage plans), and Part D (pre­scrip­tion drug cov­er­age). The web­site also pro­vides infor­ma­tion on eli­gi­bil­i­ty require­ments, enroll­ment peri­ods, and how to apply for Medicare benefits.

Medicaid.gov

Med​ic​aid​.gov

The offi­cial web­site of the U.S. Cen­ters for Medicare & Med­ic­aid Ser­vices. The site pro­vides infor­ma­tion and resources on Med­ic­aid, includ­ing pro­gram eli­gi­bil­i­ty require­ments, ben­e­fits, and appli­ca­tion information.

Oth­er Resources

Senior Advisory Board

Senior Advisory Board

Are you retired or do you have time to help your com­mu­ni­ty? Get involved! Become a mem­ber of DeKalb Coun­ty Pub­lic Library’s Senior Advi­so­ry Board (SAB) and assist us in plan­ning pro­grams for and about seniors.

DeKalb County Senior Services

DeKalb Coun­ty Senior Services

The offi­cial web­site of the Senior Ser­vices depart­ment of DeKalb Coun­ty, Geor­gia. The web­site fea­tures infor­ma­tion on upcom­ing events, work­shops, and class­es for old­er adults, as well as links to oth­er resources and orga­ni­za­tions that may be help­ful to seniors and their fam­i­lies in DeKalb County.

SeniorCONNECT

SeniorCONNECT

Senior­CON­NECT decreas­es social iso­la­tion and lone­li­ness by pro­vid­ing ongo­ing library resources and out­reach sup­port to home­bound seniors aged 55+.

AARP

AARP

The offi­cial web­site of the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion of Retired Per­sons (AARP), a non­prof­it orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cat­ed to improv­ing the qual­i­ty of life for old­er Amer­i­cans. The web­site pro­vides a wide range of infor­ma­tion, resources, and ser­vices to help indi­vid­u­als over the age of 50 live their best lives.

Georgia Legal Forms

Legal forms for bank­rupt­cy, divorce, real estate, wills, etc.

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