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Dear Savvy Senior: I have arthritis in my hips and knees and have a difficult time getting around anymore. What do I need to do to get a Medic…

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Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend resources that offer help to family caregivers? I’ve been taking care of my 86-year-old mother and could …

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you tell me about stomach aneurysms? My father died from one about 10 years ago and I’m wondering if that can increase …

Dear Savvy Senior: Do you know of any financial assistance programs that can help seniors with home improvement projects? I would like to help…

Dear Savvy Senior: Is it important to compare Medicare Part D prescription drug plans every year? My pharmacist highly recommends it, but it’s…

Dear Savvy Senior: Who qualifies for Social Security survivor benefits? My ex-husband died last year, so I would like to find out if me or my …

Dear Savvy Senior: My husband and I are looking for the simplest and least expensive way to dispose of our bodies when we die. We hate the ide…

Dear Savvy Senior: What are the rules regarding inherited IRAs? When my mom died this year, I inherited her traditional IRA and would like to …

Dear Savvy Senior: I have struggled with shortness of breath for several years now. I just thought I was getting old and fat, but a friend rec…

Dear Savvy Senior: Does Social Security offer any special help to beneficiaries who struggle managing their benefits? My aunt, who has no chil…

Dear Savvy Senior: My husband and I are moving to a different area of the country to be near our daughter. Will this affect our Medicare benef…

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