The following is a list of select companies and businesses offering discounts to senior citizens.

  1. Clothing Stores. Kohl’s offer a 15 percent discount to those 55 and up every Wednesday. Ross offers 10 percent off to shoppers 55 and up on Tuesdays, only when you sign up for the Every Tuesday Club. This is just to name a few that offer discounts. You can always ask your local clothing store if they offer any type of senior discounts.
  2. Gym Membership. If you are part of a Medicare health plan, you can be eligible for a free SilverSneakers membership. This membership gives you access to more than 13,000 participating fitness facilities around the country as well as special classes and activities. It’s also a good idea to ask your local gym if they offer a discount.
  3. Utilities: You can always contact your utility provider about discounts for seniors. These discounts are based on age and financial need. The city of Chicago exempts homeowners 65 and up from sewer service charges if they apply for the discount.
  4. Auto Repair. Chains like Jiffy Lube and Midas offer service discounts.
  5. Movie Tickets. Theatres usually offer a senior discount for 60 and up. AMC offer 30 percent on regular admission and 60 percent on Tuesday Senior Days.
  6. National Park Admission. Seniors 62 and up can purchase a Senior Pass for $10. This pass is good for a lifetime access to over 2,000 federal recreational sites and national parks. This can also entitle you to discounts on other amenities like camping and swimming.
  7. Transportation: Some cities offer discounts for bus/train rides or even free bus/train rides. Cruise lines like Royal Caribbean and Carnival cruise offer discount rates to people 55 and up.
  8. Hair cuts: National chains like Great Clips and Supercuts offer discounts, but they can vary from location to location.
  9. College: Many colleges and universities offer continuing education programs to people 60 and up for a small fee. Some may even be free depending on the space available.
  10. Discount groups: Another good way to get discounts is by becoming an AARP member. As a member you can get discounts on many different things. Check their website for details.