- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
My 80-year-old father has an old flip phone he carries around with him for emergency purposes, but I’ve heard these devices will soon be phased out. Is this true? If so, how can we know if his phone will be affected, and where can I find him a simple new one that he can operate?
– Searching Daughter
From politics to the pandemic, older Americans are at the forefront of some of our most pressing issues, labeled by the media in ways that range from traditional (“senior citizens”) to respectful (“mature adults”) to snide (“OK, boomer!”).
On the morning of Oct. 13, William Shatner, who became an icon as Capt. James T. Kirk in Star Trek, boldly went where no man at the age of 90 has ever gone before as he was launched in a Blue Origin rocket out of Earth’s atmosphere.
- Written by Victor M. Parachin Victor M. Parachin
As the month of December approached, Kenneth, who was recently widowed after a three-decade marriage, confided in a friend:
The Department of Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Program is extending eligibility through Sept. 30, 2022, for veterans who are legacy participants or legacy applicants and for their family caregivers participating in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers.