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Burial and memorial benefits available to veterans

Dear Savvy Senior, Does the Veterans Administration provide any special funeral services or benefits to old veterans? My father is a 90-year-old World War II veteran ... Read more

Walking Speed as a Predictor of Dementia

For over 15-years we’ve been hearing that there are approximately 5.2 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, and we keep looking for answers to predict, ... Read more

When is it time to talk about nursing home placement?

In the earlier stages of most forms of dementia we usually don’t think in terms of facility-based care. But over time, the question of patient ... Read more

I wasn’t cool in high school

We seniors tend to reminisce, maybe thinking back to our high school days, when what mattered was being known as a “cool cat.” I ... Read more

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