Savvy Senior: RV Travel Tips in the Summer of COVID

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you write a column on RV travel for novices? My husband and I have been cooped up all spring and summer because of the coronavirus and would like to take a trip using a rented RV, but we could use some tips and want to be safe.

– Recently Retired

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Social Security News: Coronavirus-Related Medicare Scam Alert

Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to remind Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and take precautions to avoid falling victim to healthcare fraud during this pandemic.

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Savvy Senior: Why High Blood Pressure is Even More Dangerous in the COVID-19 Era

Dear Savvy Senior,

Are people with high blood pressure at increased risk of getting coronavirus?

– Hypertensive Helen

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My Gym Just Reopened — Now What?

In the age of COVID-19, gyms have been forced to close around the country. Now, as many are reopening for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, gym staff must make sure they’re following recommended guidelines for social distancing and ensuring proper cleaning and sanitization.

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Older Adults Reminded of Rights Regarding Stimulus Checks

As Pennsylvanians continue to receive federal stimulus payments as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Pennsylvania departments of Aging, Human Services, and Insurance remind consumers living in long-term care facilities that these checks belong to them, not the facilities where they live.

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Hispanic Older Adults at Greatest Risk of Poverty from COVID-19

The National Council on Aging is warning that while the financial hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic will impact the economic security of all older adults, it will disproportionately hurt Hispanics over age 60.

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Troop Donates Girl Scout Cookies to United Zion Residents

United Zion Retirement Community in Lititz recently received nearly 100 boxes of Girl Scout cookies for residents and employees caring for a high-risk population during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Caring for a Patient at Home

Chances are we’ll be living with COVID-19 for a while — sometimes literally.

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Tax Time during Coronavirus: What Retirees Need to Know

Retirement and the effects of aging come with a lot of changes, but at least one thing remains constant.

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