Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend some good grocery and/or meal service delivery options for seniors? My 78-year-old mother has always shopped for herself but since the coronavirus pandemic hit the grocery store shelves are always half empty, and she’s getting more fearful of leaving the …

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about the retirement account changes that Congress recently passed in response to the coronavirus crisis? —

Dear Savvy Senior: Do currently offered vaccines against pneumonia provide seniors any protection against the coronavirus disease? I’ve always been bad about getting vaccinated, but this coronavirus pandemic is causing me to change my thinking. —

Dear Savvy Senior: In light of the stock market crashing, I’ve heard that Social Security offers a lump-sum payment to new retirees who need extra cash. I have not yet filed for my retirement benefits and would like to investigate this option. What can you tell me? —

Dear Savvy Senior: Amid all the troubling coronavirus news, I’ve read there are various scams going around right now taking advantage of innocent people who are afraid of getting sick or are worried about those that have. What can you tell me about coronavirus scams and what can I do to prot…

Dear Savvy Senior: Does Medicare cover telehealth services? My 71-year-old mother has chronic type 2 diabetes but is very concerned about going to the doctor for fear of exposing herself to coronavirus. What can you tell us? —

Dear Savvy Senior: I’ve heard that the Social Security Administration has closed all their offices because of the coronavirus pandemic. How are they accommodating people while they’re closed down? —

Dear Savvy Senior: I’m concerned about my 80-year-old mother who’s at high risk for coronavirus. She lives on her own about 100 miles from me, and I’ve been keeping close tabs on her since this whole pandemic started. What tips can you offer long-distance family members? —

Dear Savvy Senior: Is Medicare covering testing for the coronavirus? My husband and I are very nervous about this virus and would like to find out if or when we should get tested and how Medicare manages it. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Do kidney problems run in families? My mother died from kidney failure 10 years ago at age 74 but didn’t know she had a kidney problem until it was too late. —

Dear Savvy Senior: My husband and I are interested in taking our two grandkids on a big trip this summer and are looking for some good ideas. Can you recommend some travel companies that offer special travel packages for grandparents and grandkids? —

Dear Savvy Senior: What kinds of legal documents do I need to prepare to help my family after I’m gone? I would like to get my affairs in order but could use some help. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you offer some tips to help seniors guard against census scams? With the 2020 census gearing up, I’ve read that there are a lot of potential scammers out there looking to take advantage of older people, and I want to protect myself. —

Dear Savvy Senior: I will be enrolling in Medicare in a few months and would like to find out what they don’t cover so I can avoid any surprises. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Is there a good rule of thumb on when dementia patients should stop driving? My 82-year-old mom has early stage Alzheimer’s disease but still drives herself around town just fine. —

Dear Savvy Senior: What are the early warning signs of Parkinson’s disease? I was just diagnosed with it after noticing hand tremors for nearly a year, but looking back I’m wondering if I missed any other early warning signs. —

Dear Savvy Senior: What are the IRS income tax filing requirements for seniors this year? I didn’t file a tax return last year because my 2018 income was below the filing requirements, but I got a part-time job late last year in 2019, so I’m wondering if I need to file this year. —

Dear Savvy Senior: I need to get a hip replacement, and want to find a good, safe hospital to have it done in. What resources can you recommend for evaluating hospitals? I don’t currently have a doctor. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Does Medicare cover outpatient counseling services for beneficiaries? Since the death of my sister last year, I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety and would like to get some help. —

Dear Savvy Senior: I would like to find out if my 73-year-old aunt is eligible for food stamps or any other type of food assistance program. She has a difficult time affording enough food each month, and I would like to help if I can. What can you tell me? —

Dear Savvy Senior: My husband, who lives at home, has dementia and I worry about him wandering off and not being able to get back. Can you recommend some monitoring technology devices or any other solutions that can help me keep tabs on him? —

Dear Savvy Senior: A couple months back I read that the IRS will be offering a new senior-friendly tax form this tax season that will be easier to use. What can you tell me about this? —

Dear Savvy Senior: I’ve read that people with heart problems need to be extra careful during the winter months because heart attacks are much more common. Why is this? —

Dear Savvy Senior: How do I go about changing or canceling a person’s social media accounts when they die? My sister passed away several months ago and her social media accounts are still active. —

Dear Savvy Senior: How do I go about appealing Medicare when they won’t pay for something they covered in the past? —

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend any resources that provide free or low-cost legal services to seniors? I’m 68 and need some professional legal assistance but have limited funds. —

Dear Savvy Senior: I’m worried that my 76-year-old father has become addicted to gambling. He spends at least two days a week at an Indian casino about a half-hour’s drive from his house playing slot machines. What can I do? —

Dear Savvy Senior: How do I go about making a family health history? Most of my relatives have died before age 65, so my doctor recently suggested I create a family history to help identify my genetic vulnerabilities. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Because of my mobility problems, I’m thinking about getting a walk-in bathtub that’s easy to get in and out of but could use some help selecting one. What can you tell me about walk-in tubs, and can you recommend some good companies that make and install them? — Bubble Bath Betty

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you write a column on ethical wills and how to make one? The attorney that made up my will recently suggested I write one as a tool to explain the intentions of my will, as well as express my thoughts and feelings, but I don’t know where to start. —

Dear Savvy Senior: What tips or tools can you recommend that can help seniors and their caregivers keep up with medications? My 82-year-old mother, who lives alone, is supposed to take several different medications at various times of the day but often forgets. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Where can I find out about alternative transportation services for my 80-year-old mother? It’s time that she gives up driving, but we need to figure out how she’ll get around. —

Dear Savvy Senior: My husband and I, who are both 66 years old, have fallen behind on our mortgage payments and have accumulated quite a bit of credit card debt over the past few years. Where can we get help? —

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about the flu shots designed for older adults? I got sick last winter after getting a standard flu shot and would like to find out if the senior-specific flu vaccine is worth getting. —

Dear Savvy Senior: How much does cremation cost and how can I find a good deal in my area? I would like to get a simple, basic cremation that doesn’t cost me, or my family, a lot of money. —

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about geriatrics doctors? My father, who’s 82, takes eight prescription drugs for different health issues but hasn’t been feeling himself lately. I’m wondering if he would benefit by seeing a geriatrician in place of his regular primary care physician. —

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about senior home-sharing programs? I’m 76 years old and am interested in renting out a spare room in my house for extra cash and for some help around the house. —

Dear Savvy Senior: What can you tell me about electric bicycles? A friend of mine, who’s almost 70, recently got one and absolutely loves it. He told me he rides more now than he ever did his regular bicycle. —

Dear Savvy Senior: What do I need to do to get Social Security disability benefits? I’m 60 years old and have some health problems that won’t allow me to work, but I’ve read that getting disability benefits is difficult. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend some tips on finding and choosing a good financial planner? My wife and I are both in our late 50s and would like to get some professional advisement to help us better prepare for our retirement years. —

Dear Savvy Senior: I own two dogs and a cat that I would do almost anything for, but expensive veterinary bills put a strain on my budget. Is pet insurance a good idea? —

Dear Savvy Senior: My 70-year-old mother has become somewhat of a hoarder. Since my father died a few years ago, her house is so disorganized and messy with stuff that it’s becoming a hazard. What should I do to help her? —

Dear Savvy Senior: How does Medicare cover ambulance services? About three months ago, I took an ambulance to the hospital emergency room because I rarely drive anymore, and I just received a $1,100 bill from the ambulance company. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend any conservative membership organizations for older adults that offer discounts too? AARP is way too liberal for my liking. —

Dear Savvy Senior: Can men get osteoporosis or is it primarily a problem for women? When I fell and broke my wrist last winter the doctor that treated me told me I might have osteoporosis, but I never got it checked. What can you tell me? —

Dear Savvy Senior: Are there any sources you know of that can help me save on my Medicare coverage? I’m 65, live primarily on my Social Security and am having a hard time paying my Medicare out-of-pocket costs. —

Dear Savvy Senior: I recently read that seniors are the No. 1 purveyor of fake news on the Internet. Is this true, or is it fake news? If it’s true, how can seniors go about spotting fake news? —

Dear Savvy Senior: I need to locate a good in-home caregiver for my 83-year-old mother. What’s the best way to find and hire one? —

Dear Savvy Senior: I just found out I have stage 1 hypertension and my doctor recommended I get a home blood pressure monitor to keep an eye on it. Can you offer me any tips on choosing and using one? —

Dear Savvy Senior: I recently received a strange call from a Social Security employee. He told me my Social Security number had been suspended because it was involved in a crime, and that I needed to reactivate it and secure my bank funds by withdrawing them and putting them on gift cards. I…

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend some good websites for finding cheaper travel accommodations? My husband and I love to travel, but hotel costs eat up our budget so much that we can’t afford to go as often as we’d like. We’ve used Airbnb with some luck but are wondering if there are othe…