Publix knocks 5 percent off the price of your groceries every Wednesday if you're at least 55, except in Florida.
In the Northeast, Waldbaum's—which owns chains like A&P, Pathmark and Superfresh—will discount orders of $30 or more by 5 percent for shoppers ages 55 and older, usually on Tuesdays. You need to present a coupon.
For prescriptions, AARP discounts of up to 38 percent are recognized at 64,000 participating pharmacies, so ask.
Chains like Rite Aid, CVS, and Walgreens have special programs that may cost a small fee to join in exchange for discounts on some prescription and generic meds.
Target has a prescriptions savings plan that saves 10-50 percent on certain prescriptions at participating stores. You don't even have to be a senior citizen to join! So it's not really just a senior discount, IT'S JUST A GREAT DISCOUNT. The bonus here: Other members of your household can use the card, and you can earn reward points toward in-store discounts after filling five eligible prescriptions.