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Adjusted Flu Vaccine Options Available to Seniors This Year

Dear Savvy Senior,
What can you tell me about this year's flu shot? Last year's vaccine was ineffective at preventing the flu, especially among seniors. What options are available to me this year?
Seeking Protection

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Mobile Safety Products That Can Help Seniors on the Go
Mobile Safety Products That Can Help Seniors on the Go

Dear Savvy Senior,
Do you know of any medical alert SOS buttons for seniors that work away from the home? I would like to get one for my 80-year-old mother, but would like to find one that's not limited to the house.
--Shopping Son

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How Seniors Can Stop Robocalls

Dear Savvy Senior,


What can I do to stop the perpetual prerecorded robocalls I keep getting? I'm signed up with the National Do Not Call Registry, but it seems like I still get three or four robo telemarketing calls a day offering lower credit card interest rates, medical alert devices and more.

Fed Up Senior

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Medicare Options for Retirees Who Travel
Medicare Options for Retirees Who Travel

Dear Savvy Senior,

What are the best Medicare coverage options for retirees who travel a lot?

- Almost 65

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Financial Aid for Older Adults Going Back to School
Financial Aid for Older Adults Going Back to School

Dear Savvy Senior,

Are there any financial aid resources you can recommend to baby boomers who are interested in going back to school? I've been thinking about taking some classes at a nearby college, and wanted to check into financial aid opportunities first.

Looking For Aid

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How to Choose  the Best Place to Retire
How to Choose the Best Place to Retire

Dear Savvy Senior,

My wife and I will both be retiring in a year or two and are interested in moving to a smaller house in a better climate but could use some help. What resources can you recommend for locating and researching good places to retire in the U.S.?

Looking To Relocate

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How to Protect Your Eyes from Macular Degeneration
How to Protect Your Eyes from Macular Degeneration

Dear Savvy Senior,

Is macular degeneration hereditary? My mother lost her vision from it before she died a few years ago, and now at age 65, I'm worried I may get it. What can you tell me?

Nearsighted Susan

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Welcome to Savvy Senior
Welcome to Savvy Senior

A nationally syndicated information column devoted to older adults and the families who support them. Researched and written by senior advocate, author and NBC Today show contributor Jim Miller.

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Simplified Cellphones for Seniors with Hearing Problems
Simplified Cellphones for Seniors with Hearing Problems

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you recommend some basic simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing loss? My 82-year-old father needs to get a new cellphone for occasional calls or emergencies, but he needs something that's easy to use and one that he can hear on.

Looking Around

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Choosing a Home Blood Pressure Monitor
Choosing a Home Blood Pressure Monitor

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you offer me any tips on choosing a home blood pressure monitor? I just found out I have high blood pressure, and my doctor told me I need a monitor for the house so I can keep an eye on it.

Shopping Around

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