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January 2014

How to Pick a Financial Advisor

Posted: 1/30/2014 11:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you give me some tips on how to choose a good financial planner or advisor? My wife and I are five or six years away from retiring and could use some professional help to get us on track.--Seeking Advice

How to Choose a Continuing-Care Retirement Community

Posted: 1/23/2014 11:55 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear One, If you want your next move to be your final one, a full-service retirement community – better known as a continuing-care retirement community (or CCRC) – is a good option to consider, but they aren’t cheap, so you need to be prudent when choosing.

Tips and Tools to Help Seniors Regain their Flexibility

Posted: 1/23/2014 11:15 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Stiff, Of all possible exercises, stretching tends to be the most overlooked and neglected among seniors, yet nothing is more vital to keeping an aging body limber and injury free. Here’s what you should know along with some tip and resources to help you regain some flexibility.

What You Should Know About Your Parents Affairs

Posted: 1/9/2014 11:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,My pastor recently suggested that I get informed on my elderly parents’ financial situation and end-of-life plans so I can be better prepared when something happens to them. What’s the best way to handle this and what all do I need to find out? --Apprehensive Daughter  

Age-Friendly Telephones Help Seniors Stay In Touch

Posted: 1/2/2014 11:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you recommend some good age-friendly home telephones for elderly seniors? My 82-year-old mother has a difficult time hearing over the phone, and her vision and memory isn’t so great either.  --Shopping Son