These 13 Supermarkets Are Offering Amazing Senior Discounts

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These grocery retailers can help savvy senior shoppers save money.
Updated April 9, 2024
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You may be price-conscious if you’re a senior on a fixed income or have retired early.

The good news is there are some great deals for seniors at grocery chains and food stores across the country that can help you save money on groceries and everyday essentials and stop wasting money at high-priced stores.

Check this list to see if your favorite supermarket has a discount for you.

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Harris Teeter

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Join Harris Teeter’s Club 60 to enjoy extra benefits for seniors at any of the grocery chain’s 271 locations in the mid-Atlantic states.

Those 60 and over get 5% off their purchase every Thursday. Discount does not apply to fuel, pharmacy, tickets, or gift cards.

Brookshire’s

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Brookshire’s owns more than 200 locations under the Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods, Spring Market, FRESH by Brookshire’s and Reasor’s market names.

The retailer offers senior discounts at participating stores in its network with a 5% savings for all purchases on Tuesdays and Thursdays if you’re 60 years old or older.

Food Bazaar Supermarket

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Food Bazaar Supermarket has a generous senior discount available any weekday.

But keep an eye on the clock — the 5% discount is only available from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Tony’s Fresh Market

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You may be lucky enough to live in the Chicago area near one of 29 different locations for Tony’s Fresh Market.

Six Chicago area Tony’s Fresh Market locations offer senior discounts for shoppers who are 62 years old or older. Check to see if your shop is one of those six locations to get 10% off your groceries.

New Seasons Markets

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Portland, Oregon, residents can get an extra discount when they shop at a New Seasons Market in the city or surrounding areas.

Seniors can save 10% on groceries every Wednesday if they’re 65 or older. You can also get 10% off on Tuesdays if you’re a veteran, military member, or family of a military member.

Fry’s Food Stores

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Fry’s Food Stores has 127 locations to serve the residents of Arizona.

Anyone over the age of 55 can enjoy a 10% discount at Fry’s Food Stores on the first Wednesday of every month.

Weis Markets

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Weis Markets has locations throughout the East Coast that have a special discount for seniors.

Head to a Weis Markets near you to get a 10% discount if you’re over the age of 60. There may be restrictions, and you must shop on Tuesdays to get the discount.

Active military and veterans can get 10% off on Thursday, so you may qualify for that discount as well.

Fred Meyer

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Fred Meyer stores are located in the northwest in states like Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska, so see if one is near you to get a senior discount.

The grocery store retailer gives an extra 10% discount to seniors over the age of 55 if you shop on the first Tuesday of the month.

American Discount Stores

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Almost 17% of Mesa, Arizona’s population is over the age of 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, making it a great place for seniors to find discounts.

If you live in the area, check out the two American Discount Stores locations to get a senior discount. The stores offer 10% off all groceries every Monday for seniors over 62.

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Bashas’

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Bashas’ is another Arizona food retailer that makes sure to give loyal senior shoppers a discount.

The retailer, which has 55 stores mainly in Arizona, offers a 10% discount to shoppers 55 and older on the first Wednesday of every month.

DeCicco Family Markets

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DeCicco Family Markets operates four stores in New York that offer discounts for seniors.

To qualify, you must be 62 or older and have a DeCicco Preferred Shopper Card with senior status added to it.

Tops

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Tops offers shoppers Tops Young at Heart days to get seniors extra discounts when they shop at the retailer.

The senior discount, which is available on the first Tuesday of every month, can save shoppers who are 60 or older 6% on groceries as well as discounts on out-of-pocket costs for prescriptions.

Hy-Vee Stores

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Hy-Vee has more than 300 locations in the Midwest, with a majority of them in Iowa.

Check to see if your local Hy-Vee offers a 5% discount for seniors who are 55 years old or older.

Bottom line

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Finding ways to save on everyday essentials is a good way to help yourself financially, especially if you’re a senior.

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