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July 2018

How to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Visit

Posted: 7/26/2018 8:35 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, I manage a large health clinic that treats thousands of seniors each year, and we’ve have found that patients that come prepared when they visit our doctors are much more satisfied with the care they receive. Can you write a column educating patients on how to prepare for doctor’s appointments? Healthcare Helper

Can a Debt Collector Take My Social Security Benefits?

Posted: 7/19/2018 8:33 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can my Social Security benefits be garnished if I have some outstanding debts? I just turned 62 and would like to start collecting my retirement benefits, but want to find this out before I apply. Worried Retiree

What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

Posted: 7/12/2018 8:29 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? My aunt has dementia, but they don’t know if she has Alzheimer’s disease, which is very confusing to me. Trying To Understand

Simple Gadgets That Can Help Older Drivers

Posted: 7/5/2018 8:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any specific auto gadgets you can recommend that can help senior drivers? Both of my parents are in there eighties and still pretty good drivers, but due to arthritis and age they’re very stiff, which causes them some driving problems. Researching Daughter