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January 2016

Could You Have COPD?

Posted: 1/28/2016 8:28 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, I have struggled with some shortness of breath for the past five years or so. I just thought I was getting older and out of shape, but a friend recently mentioned I may have COPD. What can you tell me about this? Breathless Bob

How to Find Discounts for People with Disabilities

Posted: 1/21/2016 8:17 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any worthwhile discounts available to people with disabilities, and if so, how can I find them? My wife – who’s 48 – has Multiple Sclerosis that now requires her to use a wheelchair. Need to Save

How to Keep Tabs On an Elderly Parent with Video Monitoring

Posted: 1/14/2016 8:07 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good home video monitoring devices that can help my sister and me keep an eye on our elderly mother? Over the holidays, we noticed that her health has slipped a bit, and would like to keep a closer eye on her. Worried Daughters

Paying Income Tax on Social Security Benefits

Posted: 1/7/2016 7:59 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Will I have to pay federal income taxes on my Social Security benefits when I retire? Approaching Retirement