You don't have to wait for National Senior Citizens Day for deals! Here are 28 year-round senior discounts
In 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed National Senior Citizens Day, Aug. 21, to raise awareness about issues that affect senior citizens and their quality of life.
But you don't have to wait until National Senior Citizens Day for deals.
Here's a list of 28 year-round discounts available to seniors:
Amazon: AARP members may receive offers and promotions, including 50% off select Kindle books.
Applebee’s: 15% off with Golden Apple Card, 60+
Arby’s: 10% off, 60+
Banana Republic: 10% off, 50+
Boston Market: 10% off, 65+
Burger King: 10% off, 60+
Education: Want to go back to school? Many colleges and universities offer classes to people 60 and over for a small fee. For example, Hofstra University offers the PEIR Program, designed for retired seniors seeking intellectual stimulation, cultural enrichment and personal growth.
Friendly’s: 10% off, 60+
Grocery stores: Check your local grocery store for details on their discounts. For example, many ShopRite stores offer discounts of around 5% to 10% off on a certain day of the week.
Hotels: If you travel and are looking for a hotel to stay, many offer discounts to seniors. Marriott Hotels offers 15% off to anyone over 62.
IHOP: 10% off, 55+
Jiffy Lube: Some Jiffy Lube service centers offer a senior citizens' discount, but this discount varies from location to location.
Joann Fabrics: 20% off, 55+, once each month
Kohl’s: 15% off, 60+, every Wednesday
Michael’s: 10% off on Tuesdays with AARP card
Midas: 10% off parts and/or service.
National Park Service: You can get a lifetime senior pass for $80, plus a $10 processing fee. An annual senior pass is also available. People aged 62 or over are eligible.
Pep Boys: 10% off, 55+
Pharmacy: Rite Aid and Walgreens offer discounts on certain days of the week. Click in the links for each store’s program.
SilverSneakers: Get access to more than 13,000 participating fitness facilities, special classes, online classes and activities. SilverSneakers is available at no cost for adults 65+ on participating Medicare health plans.
Subway: 10% off, 60+
Supercuts: Looking to trim the cost of your next haircut? Check with your local hair Supercuts salon for $2 regular adult hair cut.
Transportation: Even if you're not traveling far right now, there are some transportation discounts you can get. The MTA offers reduced fare on its MetroCard. The LIRR, Metro-North and NJ Transit also offer special fares for those who are 65 or older. Amtrak offers 15% off for 62+, and Greyhound offers 5% off for 62+.
Utilities: Ask your utility providers and local government about discounted rates for seniors. You could qualify based on age and/or financial need. For example, Con Edison offers help for people who are 62 or older.
White Castle: 10% off, 62+
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NOTE: These discounts are subject to change. Please check with the individual location for more information on the discounts.