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July 2015

Financial Aid for Older Adults Going Back to School

Posted: 7/30/2015 2:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any financial aid resources you can recommend to baby boomers who are interested in going back to school? I’ve been thinking about taking some classes at a nearby college, and wanted to check into financial aid opportunities first. Looking For Aid

How to Protect Your Eyes from Macular Degeneration

Posted: 7/23/2015 2:01 PM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Is macular degeneration hereditary? My mother lost her vision from it before she died a few years ago, and now at age 65, I’m worried I may get it. What can you tell me? Nearsighted Susan

How to Choose the Best Place to Retire

Posted: 7/16/2015 1:48 PM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I will both be retiring in a year or two and are interested in moving to a smaller house in a better climate but could use some help. What resources can you recommend for locating and researching good places to retire in the U.S.? Looking To Relocate

When and How Social Security Checks are Delivered

Posted: 7/9/2015 1:38 PM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, I plan to apply for my Social Security benefits in September. When can I expect my first check? And, is direct deposit my only option for receiving my monthly payment? Almost Eligible

Simplified Cellphones for Seniors with Hearing Problems

Posted: 7/2/2015 1:24 PM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some basic simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing loss? My 82-year-old father needs to get a new cellphone for occasional calls or emergencies, but he needs something that’s easy to use and one that he can hear on. Looking Around