Grocery Store Discounts for Seniors and Baby Boomers

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Did you know that many grocery stores offered senior discounts? Many grocery stores are franchised which means it will be up to the individual store owner to decide whether or not to offer discounts. Promotions can vary from store to store.

If you are a baby boomer or senior, get familiar with these grocery store discounts for seniors and baby boomers from our favorite grocery stores.

Grocery Store Discounts for Seniors

1. Albertsons
Operates 463 grocery stores in Washington., Colorado, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, California, Florida, and Utah.
Offer: Those 55+ receive a 10% discount on the first Wednesday of the month, although this offer may not be good at all locations.
2. Bi-Lo

Grocery chain operating supermarkets in Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas.
Discount: 5% discount every Wednesday for those 60+ with a Senior Bonus Card.

3. Compare Foods Super Market
A small independent supermarket chain with 14 stores in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and North Carolina.
Offer: 10% discount on Wednesday for all 60+ shoppers.

4. DeCicco Family Markets
DeCicco’s is a small, family-owned chain of markets in New York that offers grocery delivery and pickup.
Offer: Shoppers 60+ receive a 5% discount on Wednesdays.
5. Farm Fresh
5% discount every Tuesday and Thursday for 55+.
Supermarket/department store chain located in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington
Offer: 10% discount on the first Tuesday of every month and every Tuesday in November and December for those 55+.

7. Fry’s Supermarkets and Marketplaces
Fry’s Food Stores are a division of the Kroger Co. & operate more than 120 stores in Arizona.
Offer: Those over 55+ can join the Fry’s VIP club for free and receive 10% off purchases on the first Wednesday of the month.

8. Great Valu Food Store
Great Valu is a group of independent grocery stores located throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Offer: Receive a 5% discount on Tuesdays for those 60+.
9. Gristedes Supermarket
A New York City-based chain of small supermarkets primarily serving an urban audience.
Offer: Those 60+ receive a 10% discount on Tuesdays.

The supermarket chain operates 201 stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennesee, Florida, Maryland, Delaware & Washington, D.C.Offer: Shop at Harris Teeter and use your VIC card. Every Thursday, if you are 60 or over, you will receive a 5% discount! Discount applies to all purchases except the following: Fuel, Pharmacy, Tickets and Gift Cards. In addition, it applies after all coupons and VIC discounts are deducted.

11. Hy-Vee
Employee-owned chain of 207 supermarkets located in the Midwestern U.S.
Offer: Every Monday and Tuesday, senior citizens can take advantage of our 5% discount.
12. Kroger
The country’s largest grocery store chain has 3,619 supermarkets, hypermarkets, department stores and convenience stores.
Offer: Some Krogers are known to have Senior Days where they allow seniors to purchase items with a 10% discount, but locations and participation vary, so inquire at your local store. Kroger has ended senior discounts in some markets.

13. Morton Williams Supermarkets

This family-owned and operated food retailer operates 15 stores in the New York Metropolitan area.
Offer: Shop on Tuesdays to receive a 5% discount if you’re 60+, but first verify if your location participates in the offer.
14. Piggly Wiggly
Supermarket chain with more than 600 stores in 17 states.
Offer: 5% off one day a week at some locations for those 55+.
15. Publix
This employee-owned supermarket chain
Offer: At select locations, seniors receive a 5% discount on Wednesdays. Check with your local store for the age requirement.

16. ShopRite
A retailers’ cooperative operating in the Northeastern U.S.
Offer: 5% to 10% discount on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at some locations for those 60+.

Thank you to Gift Card Granny for your help to compile this list of Grocery Store Discounts for Seniors.


Up to 20% off on Senior Savings Day, the first Tuesday of the month, for 55+ and AARP members.


Rite Aid 
20% off non-prescription purchases the first Wednesday of every month in the wellness65+ program.

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Harris Teeter in Charlotte, NC gives a 5% senior discount on Thursdays.


Food Lion -#5- may have 1,300 supermarkets but the store in my town never heard of the Senior Citzen Discount. I would like to know which stores in south central Pennsylvania do have this discount.


hi Kelsey, I posted the question on their Facebook page tonight. I will call them if I don’t get a response and email you what I find out. thanks, Lori @ More With Less Today.


Mother Earth’s Storehouse (Poughkeepsie, Saugerties, and Kingston, NY) gives a 10% discount to seniors (62+) every day.

S Bennett

My Kroger store offers a 10% discount on any Kroger brand item that is purchased by a Senior with their Value Card.

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