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July 2016

Acupuncture Can Help Relieve Pain and Many Other Ailments

Posted: 7/28/2016 8:13 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Is acupuncture a proven treatment for arthritis pain? I have a lot of back and neck pain and am wondering if it’s worth trying. What all can you tell me about acupuncture? Afraid of Needles

10 Ways Seniors Can Avoid Identity Theft

Posted: 7/21/2016 8:02 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, What can seniors do to protect themselves from identity theft? My brother-in-law, who’s 77, recently had his identity stolen and I want to make sure it doesn’t happen to me. Worried Relative

How to Choose an Adult Day Care Service

Posted: 7/14/2016 7:55 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer any tips on finding and choosing a good adult day care service for an elderly parent? My 82-year-old mother, who is moving in with me, has Alzheimer’s and needs attention during the day while I’m at work. Looking for Help

Great Gadgets for Aging Golfers

Posted: 7/7/2016 7:37 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any products that can help older golfers? I love to play golf, but at age 74, I have hip and back problems that make bending over to tee up or pick up the ball difficult. And I have arthritis in my thumbs that makes griping the club a problem. Ailing Eddy