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Where to Get Early Bird Specials and Other Senior Citizen Discounts

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National Senior Citizens Day is Aug. 21, which is the perfect excuse to celebrate the older and wiser members of the population. President Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation designating the occasion as an official holiday back in 1988, and since then it has served as a reminder to say thank you to older people who have made such a positive impact on society.

GOBankingRates — with the help of RetailMeNot — compiled a list of more than 50 deals you can use to save money on National Senior Citizen Day and beyond. Many retailers offer senior discounts year-round, so make sure you’re taking advantage of these savings opportunities.

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Grocery Stores and Restaurants That Offer Senior Discounts

From early bird specials and special menus to discounts on your groceries, many restaurants and supermarkets have discounts and deals for seniors. Check this list before heading out to eat or visiting your local grocery story.

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Department Stores and Retailers With Senior Citizen Discounts

Many businesses offer senior discounts regularly throughout the year — some on a daily basis — making it easy to save money on everything from dining out to gifts for the grandkids. Some require you to be an AARP member, but others give a senior discount to everyone who meets the age requirement.

Phone and Electronic Deals for Senior Citizens

If you’re looking for deals on electronics, many retailers offer discounts to seniors, too.

Movie Theater Discounts for Seniors

Many movie theaters offer discounts for seniors year round. Check out these deals on movies, popcorn and more.

Senior Discounts on Hotels and Travel

Here are the best senior citizen discounts for you to use when traveling close by or overseas.

Gifts for Grandparents

Whether you’re searching for gifts for grandma, gifts for grandpa or both — use these online coupons to save money on a present senior citizen age recipients are sure to appreciate. Gifts for grandparents can definitely be thoughtful without putting a dent in your budget.

Local Businesses Offering a Senior Discount on National Senior Citizens Day

In honor of National Senior Citizens Day, many businesses are offering a special senior citizen discount. Check to see if any companies in your local area made the list.

Whether you’re being honored on the holiday or making it special for a loved one, take the time to embrace the respect shared across generations. Use all of these special discounts and deals to commemorate the day by doing something fun like heading out to eat or surprising a special senior with a gift, too.

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