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December 2013

How Medicare Covers Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted: 12/31/2013 11:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, What all does Medicare cover when it comes to Alzheimer's disease? My wife was recently diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer's and I would like to find out what's covered and what's not. --Researching Spouse

Simple Changes for Making a Home Senior-Friendly

Posted: 12/24/2013 10:28 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,What tips or products can you recommend to help make a home safer and more convenient for aging in place? My husband and I are in our 70’s and don’t have the money for any big renovations, but we want to do what we can to stay in our house as long as possible. --Homebodies

How to Guard Against Wintertime Heart Attacks

Posted: 12/20/2013 4:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,When I had a mild heart attack about six months ago my doctor told me I needed to be extra careful during the winter when recurring heart attacks are more common. Is this true? How can the seasons affect your heart?--Leery Senior

How to Get Cheap or Free Internet Access at Home

Posted: 12/10/2013 11:31 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you help me find a cheap Internet service for my house? I’m retired and live on a fixed income, and the Internet service I use now is too expensive. --Financially Squeezed