The Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior Columns — October 2020

Savvy Senior – October Columns Coronavirus Versus Flu: How to Tell the Difference Helping Seniors Recognize Fake News and Propaganda How to Create an Online Memorial for a Departed Loved One How to Find an Online Therapist How to Recognize and Stop Elder Abuse in the COVID Era   Coronavirus Versus Flu: How to Tell…

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Savvy Senior Columns for September 2020

Savvy Senior – September Columns How to Prevent Falls During a Pandemic Should Seniors Consider a Reverse Mortgage Now? Is There an Age Limit for Organ Donation? Should I Buy Long-Term Care Insurance? How to Prevent Falls During a Pandemic Dear Savvy Senior, My 80-year-old mother, who lives alone and is self-isolating during the coronavirus…

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Savvy Senior Columns for August 2020

Savvy Senior – August Columns Financial Help for Retirees Affected by COVID-19 How to Keep a Watchful Eye on an Aging Parent How Medicare and Other Tools Can Help Older Smokers Kick the Habit An Executor’s Guide to Settling A Loved One’s Estate   Financial Help for Retirees Affected by COVID-19 Dear Savvy Senior, Are…

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Savvy Senior Columns — July 2020

Savvy Senior – July Columns RV Travel Tips in the Summer of COVID-19 Can I Stop Social Security if I Go Back to Work? Video Calling Solutions for Tech-Challenged Seniors What Happens if You Die Without a Will? Stretching Tips to Help Seniors Gain Flexibility and Reduce Pain RV Travel Tips in the Summer of…

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Savvy Senior Columns — June 2020

Savvy Senior – June Columns How to Find Health Insurance After a Job Loss How to Make the Most of Your Telehealth Appointment What to Know About Advance Care Planning in the Age of Coronavirus Why High Blood Pressure is Even More Dangerous in the COVID-19 Era How to Find Health Insurance After a Job…

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Savvy Senior Columns for May

Below are the four”Savvy Senior” columns from May.  Again this month, the columns largely deal with the ongoing coronavirus crisis.  Savvy Senior – May Columns 1.    How the Coronavirus Relief Law Helps Retirement Savers and Retirees 2.    Do Pneumonia Vaccines Protect Seniors from Coronavirus? 3.    Grocery and Meal Service Delivery Options for Seniors Sheltering in…

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Savvy Senior Columns — April 2020

Savvy Senior – April Columns How to Protect Your Elderly Parents from Coronavirus How to Get Help from Social Security During the Coronavirus Pandemic Medicare Expands Telehealth Services to Help Keep Seniors Safe at Home Beware of Coronavirus Scams Social Security Offers Lump Sum Payouts to Retirees How to Protect Your Elderly Parents from Coronavirus…

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Savvy Senior Columns — March 2020

Savvy Senior – March Columns Beware of Potential 2020 Census Scams Important Legal Documents All Seniors Should Have How to Prevent the Silent Epidemic of Kidney Disease Travel Tips for Grandparents and Grandchildren Beware of Potential 2020 Census Scams Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer some tips to help seniors guard against census scams? With…

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Savvy Senior — February 2020 Columns

Savvy Senior – February Columns Do I Have to File Taxes? How to Detect Parkinson’s Disease When Should Dementia Patients Stop Driving? 10 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover Do I Have to File Taxes? Dear Savvy Senior, What are the IRS income tax filing requirements for seniors this year? I didn’t file a tax return last…

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Savvy Senior — January Columns

Savvy Senior – January 2020 Columns IRS Introduces a Tax Form Created for Older Taxpayers Monitoring Solutions for Loved Ones with Dementia Food Assistance Programs Can Help Seniors in Need Does Medicare Covers Counseling Services? How to Choose the Right Hospital for You IRS Introduces a Tax Form Created for Older Taxpayers Dear Savvy Senior,…

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