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SeniorDiscounts, Recommended by Consumer Reports Money Adviser
March 2006

Friday,
June 2, 2006

 

Senior Special Section: Golf anyone? Just in time to kick off summer and plan for Father's Day, we have information on senior discounts available at golf courses.

SeniorDiscounts Card News: SeniorDiscounts has partnered with organizations to bring you low cost vision, dental and other medical services. These services are now available to you and we will be sending a special newsletter next week with all of details and links.

Over 5,000 business locations now offer exclusive discounts for members of the SeniorDiscounts Card. For more information on becoming a member of the SeniorDiscounts Card program, click here.

Senior Discounts Section: We highlight SeniorDiscounts Card Member discounts available on senior shops, legal services and house cleaning, among others.

Challenge Section: SeniorDiscounts announces a new winner for the Add A Discount Challenge and Weekly Newsletter Challenge every week. Check out our Challenge Section below for more details, this week's winner and for other ways to win a free SeniorDiscounts Card Membership.

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Thanks for the Movie Discounts all of you submitted last week.

Barbara, from San Diego, CA tells us that UltraStar Theaters provides discounts up to a dollar off the regular adult ticket price for people 55 years of age and older.

Frank, in Kalamazoo, MI lets us know that Kalamazoo 10 Movie Theater offers a 30% discount to viewers 60 and older.

Georgia, of Elyria, OH tells us that Regal Cinemas provides a 30% discount to customers 60 years of age and older. Handicapped people get in free.

Let us know about senior discounts,
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If you are interested in helping us spread the word about our SeniorDiscounts Card and would like to become a representative, please contact us. Click here.

 

 

Golf and Golf Courses

Summer is here and Father's Day is rapidly approaching, so we thought it would be a good time to discuss those senior discounts available on the greens.

Many golf courses, particularly public courses, offer seasonal senior discounts. This means that the amount of the discount or requirements for the discount can change from season to season, from year to year or even from day to day. Courses like to attract seniors during the slower periods, so be prepared to play in the mornings or late afternoons during the week or during off-season times if you want to claim your discount.

Golf discounts don't just end with the green fees. Senior discounts can also be found on golf cart rentals and at driving ranges. Some facilities will offer discounts on lessons or golf camps, and pro shops may extend the course senior discount to clothes and equipment in the shop.

The age requirements for these discounts will vary from facility to facility. There are discounts available for those of us that are 50 or 55 years of age, but may discounts may not begin until 60 or 62. Public courses tend to have the higher age requirements.

Like the age requirements, the amount of the discount can be different at every course. Discounts can range anywhere from 10% off or a couple of dollars from the green fees to more than 50% off or more than $50 dollars.
A majority of golf courses now have a web site and usually you can find the senior discounts located under the green fees section. We have over a thousand golf courses listed on our web site, but with fees and the amount of the discount changing each year, it is a good idea to confirm the discount before going to play your next round.

If the current golf course senior discount is different from the one listed on out web site, please let us know so we may update it, click here.

If you know of some golf course discounts that we don't already have, please let us and others know about it. To tell us about the discount, click here.

 
     
  This week we bring you some of the discounts available in our SeniorDiscounts Card program. The following discounts and over 130,000 more can be found at www.seniordiscounts.com. Included in each listing is the phone number, address, map of the location and more. Remember - we add more discounts every week.  

Do you know of a senior discount that we don't? Tell us and you could win: $100.
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  SeniorShops
 
 
  SeniorShops offers over 1,000 products and gifts for seniors, including amplified phones, magnifiers, games, bathroom aids, orthopedic support, seat cushions, loud alarms and much more. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive 5% off all merchandise with coupon code SD506. Order online or by phone, 800-894-9549.  
Click here for more details about this discount.
 
       
  Tax Estate and Business Law
 
 
 

Located in Albuquerque, NM, Tax Estate and Business Law provides legal services for tax problems, wills and estate planning and business matters. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive a free consultation and a 25% discount on hourly rates.

 
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Local Services category in Albuquerque, NM.
 
       
  Quickresponse Medical Alert Systems
 
 
  Quickresponse Medical Alert Systems provides Medical Alarms, Medication Reminders, Monitored Smoke Detectors and Wander Guards. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive a 20% discount on its Medical Alert Systems as well as free installation, a $50 savings. Members also receive a 20% discounts on its MedReady Medicine Dispenser.  
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Online Retailers Category.
 
       
  New Beginnings 4 Seniors
 
 
  New Beginnings 4 Seniors helps seniors stay independent. They perform light housecleaning services as well as grocery shopping. Prices vary on house size and amount of visits. Weekly and monthly cleanings are available. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive one free month of cleaning with a 12 month agreement.
 
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Local Services category in Hephzibah, GA.
 
       
  Metro All Clean Service
 
 
 
  Locally owned & operated since 1985, Metro All Clean Service provides residential and commercial carpet cleaning. Specializes in removing Pet and musty odors. Evening & weekend appointments are available. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive 20% off all services.
 
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Local Services category in Anoka, MN.
 
 
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Find elder care at EldercareLink.com. This free referral service helps you find everything from Home Care and Assisted Living to Financial Planning and Personal Emergency Responses. Click Here.
 
     
 
     
 

Add a Discount Challenge

Each week in this newsletter we announce a new winner in the Add A Discount Challenge. Let your fellow senior discounters know about any new discounts you find and keep those discounts coming.

We are looking for any and all NEW Senior Discounts. This means discounts that we don't already have on our web site. Ask at your favorite place of business and find out if it offers a senior discount. If it does, simply submit it on our web site. Click here.

You can also tell us about businesses you think would be interested in offering a senior discount. Provide us with the business' information and we will contact that business and invite it to offer a senior discount. The more discounts you enter, the better your chances of winning. Click here.

As always, we greatly appreciate your participation in adding value to our service.

Our winner this week, Georgia Pavlich of Elyria, OH, will receive a one year SeniorDiscounts Card membership. Georgia, please e-mail us at: newsletter@seniordiscounts.com to claim your prize.

Weekly Internet Challenge

Answer the trivia question and you will be entered to WIN a complimentary SeniorDiscounts Card Membership with included SeniorDiscounts Guide Book.

This Week's Challenge:
What is the driest place in the world?

To answer: Click Here and tell us your answer to the Weekly Challenge. Good luck.

Last Week's Challenge Question:
In what year was Memorial Day declared a federal holiday?
Last Week's Challenge Answer:
The Uniform Holidays Act established Memorial Day a federal legal holiday, fixed on a Monday, beginning in 1971.

Our winner this week, Judy Caraway of Buena, WA will receive a one year SeniorDiscounts Card membership. Judy, please e-mail us at: newsletter@seniordiscounts.com to claim your prize.

Corrections Challenge

We can always use help keeping our database of discounts current and our web site free of errors. If you find a discount that is not correct, no longer valid, or an error on our web site, let us know and we will send you a gift. Just e-mail us at: mistakes@seniordiscounts.com with the mistake you have found and please include a correction if applicable. We appreciate your help.

 

For great deals on books containing senior discounts, click here.

 

Did you Know?

Engineers at NASA claim to have made the loudest noise ever: of 210 decibels. This is so loud that it can make holes in solid materials.

A supernova is the most energetic single event known in the Universe. Material is exploded into space at about 10,000 kilometers per second. All the stars in our galaxy (about 100,000,000,000) would have to shine for six months to produce the amount of energy released by just one supernova.

The microwave oven was invented by accident, when Percy Spencer found that his chocolate bar had melted while in the proximity of an experiment he was running on radar systems.

Neutron stars are so dense that a teaspoonful would weigh more than all the people on Earth.

When a flea jumps, the rate of acceleration is 20 times that of the space shuttle during launch.

 

 
   
 
 
 

"Those who use constructive imagination to see how much they can give for a dollar, instead of how little they can give for a dollar, are bound to succeed" - Henry Ford

If you have a comment, quote, or joke for us, please E-mail us at: newsletter@seniordiscounts.com.

 
     
 
 
 
David Smidt - President
SeniorDiscounts.com, Inc.
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Chicago, IL 60614

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