Cheap Cell Phone Plans for Senior Citizens

There are a number of companies that offer cell phones that are designed with the needs of the older consumer in mind. These cell phones are easy to use, easy to see, and often come with a senior citizens discount in the price.

Many older adults are choosing to carry cell phones for emergency situations only, however as the current generation gets older, more and more are continuing to carry cell phones just as they did when they were younger.

Many plans for seniors start around $10 a month or they can choose to purchase a pre-paid cell phone so that they do not have to be concerned with a contract. Don’t forget to check the organizations you belong to such as AARP and AAA for special discounts that apply to seniors. Many of the main cell phone providers offer special discounts for senior citizens.

Verizon

Verizon offers a Nationwide 65 Plus plan. This plan includes 200 individual/450 two-line anytime minutes, unlimited mobile to mobile minutes (to other Verizon customers), 500 individual/1000 two-line night and weekend minutes, no roaming, and no long distance. This plan costs $29.99 per month with a $35 activation fee and an additional $25 activation fee for the second line.

AT&T

AT&T offers a Senior Nation 200 plan. This plan includes 200 individual anytime minutes, 500 individual night and weekend minutes, unlimited mobile to mobile minutes (to other AT&T customers), and no roaming or long distance. This plan costs $29.99 per month with a $36 activation fee.

Jitterbug

Jitterbug was designed specifically for the senior citizen. Theirs is a prepaid service which allows you the freedom of not signing a contract, the flexibility to change your plan, and no early termination fee. Their plans start at $10 per month with no roaming or long distance fees. However, they only offer 2 phone choices which cost approximately $150 each.