Is the age 55 considered a senior citizen?
The age of a senior citizen varies according to the source.
For example, according to Medicare, a senior is 65 years old or older.
As such, being a senior citizen may be based on your age, but it is not a specific age.
In general, however, once you turn 55 you start to enter the senior age demographic.
What discounts can you get at 55?
If you’re 55 or older, you can get a free drink with the purchase of a meal at participating KFC and Whataburger locations. You’re also eligible for discounts on coffee at McDonald’s.
Dining Discounts for Age 55 and Up
- Dairy Queen (participating locations)
- Fuddruckers (any senior platter)
Where can I get a senior discount at age 55?
The Best Senior Citizen Discounts
|Saltgrass Steak House||10% off; Present AARP card at checkout||50+|
|Salvation Army Thrift Stores||Varies; Check your local store for details||55+|
|Shoney’s||10% off for members of the Golden Age Club; Check your local restaurant for details on the Golden Age Club||60+|
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At what age do you get senior discounts?
Senior discounts can kick in as young as age 50, especially for AARP members. Otherwise, you’ll find senior discounts at ages 55, 60, 62 and 65. So act your age – and start saving!