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Dear Savvy Senior,
I’m approaching 65 and am interested in a Medicare Advantage plan to cover my healthcare and medications. What tips can you provide to help me pick a plan?
I’m worried about my 72-year-old mother, who has been taking the opioid medication Vicodin for her hip and back pain for more than a year. I fear she’s becoming addicted to the drug, but I don’t know what to do.
I just received my Medicare card in the mail and was surprised to see that the ID number is the same as my Social Security number.
Dear Savvy Senior,Do you know of any golfing gadgets or equipment that can help older golfers? My dad loves to play golf, but arthritis in his hands makes gripping the club difficult.
Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any easier alternatives to a colonoscopy to check for colon cancer?
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 we worry about health issues, such as insurance, finding a good hospital if we get sick, etc.
Dear Savvy Senior, I’ll be 65 in a few months and I recently pre-enrolled in original Medicare.
Are there any specific flu shots that are better suited for older adults? I just turned 65 and would like to find out what’s recommended and how Medicare covers it.
When my brother died last year, my sister and I had a regular funeral for him and got stuck with a $12,000 bill. Can you recommend some funeral cost-cutting tips or cheaper alternatives? I don’t want to stick my kids with a big funeral bill after I’m gone.
Does Medicare cover second medical opinions?
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