Getting older can have its ups and downs, but these senior discounts for people age 50 and older show the thriftier side of aging.

CouponCabin.com compiled a list of senior citizen discounts for major retailers throughout the United States including food, travel and retail shopping.

We've narrowed that list down to the discounts that you can take advantage of right here in Central New York.

1. Applebee's

Seniors 55 and up can get 15% off of their entire bill. Just ask your server for the discount before you order.

2. Denny's

AARP members get 15% off of their meal. If you're not an AARP member, you can sign up easily at AARP.org. 

3. IHOP

Seniors 55+ can get 10% off of their bill

4. Papa John's

AARP members can use the promo code AARP25 to get 25% off their entire order.

5. Kohl's

Seniors 60 years old and up can save 15% off their purchases every Wednesday.

6. American Airlines

Seniors 65 and up can get special discounts, just select the 'seniors' category before booking.

7. Amtrak

Seniors 62+ can get a 15% discount on the lowest available rail fare.

8. National Parks

Seniors 65 and older can get a lifetime Senior pass to all National Parks for just $10.

Its that simple! If you or anyone you know can take advantage of these money saving discounts pass it along!