Category archives for: Seniors

What to consider when choosing a walk-in bathtub

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A walk-in bathtub is a great option for seniors with mobility problems who have trouble getting in and out of a traditional tub.

Burial and memorial benefits available to veterans

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The Veterans Administration offers a number of burial and memorial benefits to veterans if their discharge from the military was under conditions other than dishonorable – which will need to be verified.

How to check up on your hospital

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Most people don’t give much thought when it comes to choosing a hospital, but selecting the right one can be as important as the doctor you choose.

Vaccination options available to seniors this flu season

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Depending on your health, age and personal preference, there’s a buffet of flu shots available to seniors this flu season.

Savvy Senior: Generic drugs offer seniors big savings


The only difference between a brand-name drug and its generic is the name.

Recognizing and handling senior gambling problems

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Many seniors use gambling as a way to distract or escape feelings of loneliness, depression, sadness, or even a chronic health condition.

Continuing Education Center launches fall class schedule

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Educational classes are resuming in Rancho Bernardo, not just for youngsters but the senior-set as well.

Getting a Medicare-covered scooter or wheelchair

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Getting an electric-powered mobility scooter or wheelchair that’s covered by original Medicare starts with a visit to her doctor’s office.

Is life insurance needed in retirement?

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While many retirees choose to stop paying their life insurance premiums when they no longer have young families to take care of, there are a few reasons you may still want to keep your policy.

How to find the best reacher grabber tool

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A good reacher grabber is a very handy tool for anyone with mobility issues. It works like an extension of your arm allowing you to reach down and pick things up off the ground without bending or stooping over. It can also help with reaching and grabbing things in high overhead places, as well as areas that are difficult to get to.