Savvy Senior: Auto Aids that Make Driving Easier and Safer

Dear Savvy Senior,

Do you know of any car gadgets that can help older drivers? I drive a 12-year-old car and have arthritis in my neck, back, and knees that limits my mobility, making it more difficult to get in and out of the car and look over my shoulder to back up.

– Almost 80

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Did a Holiday Visit with an Aging Parent Spark Concern?

Adult children who spent time over the holidays with their aging parents may in some cases have returned home haunted by agonizing questions.

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New Year’s Resolutions: Why They Fail and How You Can Succeed

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. Melody Beattie

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The Healthy Geezer: Grandparent Colds

Q. Since I started being a babysitting grandparent, I seem to be getting more colds. I must be catching germs from the kids, right?

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Here’s How Life Expectancy in Pennsylvania Compares to the Nation

Life expectancy is one of the most important and commonly cited indicators of population health — and in the United States, life expectancy is falling at a historic rate.

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Savvy Senior: What You’ll Pay for Medicare in 2023

Dear Savvy Senior,

I’ve read that retirees will be getting a nice cost-of-living increase in our Social Security benefits next year, but what about Medicare? What will our Medicare Part B monthly premiums and other Medicare costs be in 2023?

– Planning Ahead

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Avoid Back Injury in the Workplace

No matter what your job is, chances are it involves at least some lifting. And as we get older, lifting becomes even more hazardous.

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At 94, Aerobics Class Leader Inspires and Motivates

It’s a few minutes before 7 a.m., and the sun is rising outside when 94-year-old Jay Rentzel guides his lanky frame down the ladder into the York YMCA natatorium. The 85-degree water welcomes him to the start of another day.

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6 Things You Need to Know about Arthritis and Diabetes

Over half of the nearly 24 million Americans with diabetes also have osteoarthritis.

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