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July 2013

How to Choose the Right Executor for Your Will

Posted: 7/25/2013 9:18 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,What are my options for choosing an executor for my will? I was considering asking one of my kids to do it but I don’t think any of them are up for the job. What can you tell me?Still Kicking

Summertime Heat Poses Special Risks to Seniors

Posted: 7/18/2013 9:12 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you write a column alerting seniors to the dangers of summertime heat? I manage a number of urgent care clinics, and last summer we had more than 200 cases of heat-related illnesses, most of who were seniors. I would like to reduce that this year. Concerned Citizen

Debt Counseling Programs Can Help Seniors with Financial Problems

Posted: 7/11/2013 9:09 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,What resources can you recommend to help seniors with financial problems? I hate to admit it, but I’ve fallen behind on my house payments and have accumulated quite a bit of credit card debt over the past few years. Where can we get help? Indebt At 70

How to Choose a Home Stair Lift

Posted: 7/3/2013 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,My wife is having an increasingly difficult time going up and down the stairs in our house. We are interested in purchasing a stair lift, but aren’t sure what to get or where to look. Can you help us? Need a Lift