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November 2015

Senior-Friendly Furniture Aids for Mobility Challenged Seniors

Posted: 11/26/2015 11:28 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, I am interested in purchasing a recliner that lifts and lowers off the ground, or some other type of senior-friendly furniture that can help my elderly father. He’s arthritic and overweight and struggles mightily with getting up from most of the cushioned furniture in the house. What can you recommend? Need a Boost

How to Guard Against Deadly Aortic Aneurysms

Posted: 11/19/2015 11:12 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, My father died several years ago, at the age of 76, from a stomach aneurysm, which now has me wondering. What are my risk factors of getting this, and what can I do to protect myself, as I get older? Just Turned 60

Required IRA and 401(k) Withdrawal Rules for Retirees

Posted: 11/12/2015 11:03 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me the details on required IRA and 401(k) distributions? I turned 70 this year, and want to be clear on what I’m required to do, and when I’ll have to do it. Planning Ahead

How to Choose a Good Nursing Home

Posted: 11/5/2015 10:52 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some tips on picking a good nursing home for my mother who has Alzheimer’s disease? I’ve been taking care of her at home, but she’s gotten to the point where she’s too much for me to handle. Overwhelmed Daughter