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October 2014

How Medicare Covers Outpatient Mental Health Services

Posted: 10/30/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover outpatient counseling or therapy sessions for seniors? Since retiring, my husband has really struggled with depression and needs to get some help. What can you tell us? Inquiring Senior

What to Consider When Choosing a Walk-in Bathtub

Posted: 10/23/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,I’m interested in getting a walk-in bathtub for my wife that’s easy for her to get into and out of, but could use some assistance. Can you offer any consumer tips? Need Help

How to Check Up on Your Hospital

Posted: 10/16/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,What resources can you recommend for researching hospitals? I need to get a knee replacement next year, and want to find a good, safe hospital to have it done in. Shopping Around

Burial and Memorial Benefits Available to Veterans

Posted: 10/9/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,Does the Veterans Administration provide any special funeral services or benefits to old veterans? My father is a 90-year-old World War II veteran with late stage Alzheimer’s, so I’m looking into funeral options and would like to know what the VA may provide.Planning Ahead

Vaccination Options Available to Seniors this Flu Season

Posted: 10/2/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior,I understand that there are several types of flu vaccines being offered to seniors this flu season. What can you tell me about them?Cautious Senior