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September 2016

How and When to Apply for Social Security Retirement Benefits

Posted: 9/29/2016 8:57 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, What is the easiest way to apply for my Social Security retirement benefits, and how far in advance do I need to apply before I start collecting? Approaching 62

Meal Service Delivery Options for Seniors Who Don’t Cook

Posted: 9/22/2016 10:19 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior What types of healthy meal delivery options can you recommend for seniors who live at home, but don’t cook and don’t get out much. Since mom passed away, my dad’s diet is terrible and I worry about his health. Long-Distance Daughter

Health Tips and Advice for Senior Travelers

Posted: 9/15/2016 10:09 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I are recently retired and would like to do some traveling both in the United States and abroad, but worry about health issues, such as insurance, finding a good hospital if we get sick, etc. What tips can you offer health conscious seniors who want to travel? Older Travelers

Cheap Cellphone Plans for Seldom Calling Seniors

Posted: 9/8/2016 10:01 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the cheapest cellphone options available to seniors today who only want one for emergency purposes or occasional calls? I have a cellphone now that cost me $30 per month, but I hate paying for something I hardly ever use. Infrequent Caller

How to Prevent Falls at Home

Posted: 9/1/2016 9:45 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dear Savvy Senior, My 79-year-old mother, who lives alone, has fallen several times over the past year. Are there any extra precautions we should take that can help prevent this? Worried Daughter