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  1. Understanding the Responsibilities of an ExecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, An old family friend recently asked me to be the executor of his will when he dies. I feel flattered that he asked, but I'm not sure what exactly the job entails.

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  2. How to Reduce Your Medication CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any tips to help me save on my medication costs? I currently take five different prescription medications that are very expensive even with insurance. Dear Susan, There are actually a variety ways you can reduce your out-of-pocket medication expenses without sacrificing quality.

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  3. Mobile Safety Products that Can Help Seniors on the GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Switched

    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. Dear Shopping, There are actually a number of medical alert products on the market today that give seniors the flexibility to call for help both inside and outside the home.

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  4. How to Protect Your Eyes from Macular DegenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    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? Dear Susan, Having a parent or sibling with macular degeneration does indeed increase your risk three to four times.

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  5. How to Choose the Best Place to RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    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.? Dear Looking, If you're interested in relocating when you retire, like millions of other baby boomers, there are a wide variety of free Web-based resources that can help you find and research a new location that meet your wants, needs and budget.

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  6. When and How Social Security Checks are DeliveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Dear Savvy Senior, I plan to apply for my Social Security benefits in September. When can I expect my first check? And, is direct deposit my only option for receiving my monthly payment? Dear Almost, Generally, Social Security retirement benefits are paid in the month after the month they are due.

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  7. How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, What tips can you recommend to help senior pet owners with their veterinary bills? I have two cats and a dog that are family to me, but their vet bills have become unaffordable. Dear Frankie, The high cost of veterinary care has become a problem for millions of pet owners today, but it can be especially difficult for seniors living on a fixed income.

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  8. Emails Show How Quickly The Oklahoma SAE Scandal UnfoldedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Switched

    Emails obtained by The Huffington Post show how quickly the University of Oklahoma community responded to a video showing members of the schools' Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter singing a racist song. The Greek letters had barely been off the former Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at the University of Oklahoma for 24 hours before people started asking if they could take over the property.

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  9. How to Recognize Stroke Symptoms and What to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, What are the symptoms of a stroke? My 66-year-old aunt had a stroke a few months ago and neither she nor my uncle had a clue it was happening. Dear Concerned, Unfortunately, most Americans don't know the signs of a stroke, but they need to.

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  10. How to Keep Up With Your MedicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, What products or solutions can you recommend to help seniors keep up with their medications? My mom is supposed to take several different medications at different times of the day but frequently forgets. Dear Reminding, Anybody who juggles multiple medications can relate to the problem of forgetting to take a medication, or not remembering whether they already took it.

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  11. Social Security Offers Lump Sum Payouts to RetireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, I've heard that Social Security offers a lump-sum payment to retirees who need some extra cash. I have not yet started drawing my benefits and would like to investigate this option.

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  12. An Amazonian Tribe May Hold The Secret To Better Gut HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Switched

    A team of researchers are studying a remote hunter-gatherer community in the Peruvian Amazon with the express purpose of answering a single question: What did our digestive systems look like before antibiotics and fast food? They now have some insight into how diverse ancient human gut bacteria was thousands of years ago -- and how our modern intestinal colonies have changed as a result of our industrialized lifestyles. A Matses woman with a traditional tattoo around her mouth.

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  13. Easier Screening Tests for Colon CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any easier alternatives to a colonoscopy to check for colon cancer? I'm in my sixties and would like to be tested, but hate the idea of drinking all that laxative solution, and being sedated for the procedure. Dear Jim, It's a great question.

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  14. Handy Aids For Achy HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, What products can you recommend for seniors with hand arthritis? I really struggle with anything that requires gripping and turning, which makes most activities difficult. Dear Joan, There are literally hundreds of different arthritis aids and other products on the market today that can help people with arthritic hands and carpal tunnel syndrome.

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  15. Americans Think Closing SAE Frat Over Racist Song Was The Right CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Switched

    Most Americans think the University of Oklahoma was right to shut down its chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and expel two of the fraternity members over racist behavior , according to a new YouGov poll . The national SAE organization closed the OU chapter last week after video surfaced of white frat members leading others in a racist song that joked about lynching black men.

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  16. Oklahoma SAE Chapter Considering Lawsuit Against University, Attorney SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Switched

    An attorney representing the University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, which was booted from the school this week because of racist behavior , said the chapter's board is not ruling out a lawsuit against the university. At a press conference Friday afternoon in Oklahoma, attorney Stephen Jones said a lawsuit based on the school's eviction of the fraternity members is not the "first choice" of the SAE chapter, but is on the table.

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  17. OU's Student Leaders Want To Highlight 'Courage' Of Whoever Leaked SAE VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Switched

    It has not been a fun week at the University of Oklahoma . Students at OU, however, are doing their best to make the best out of the situation.

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  18. How First Amendment Arguments In Defense Of SAE Members Is An 'Excuse To Avoid The Real Issue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Switched

    The media cycle has been flooded with news of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon scandal in the days following the release of a video showing fraternity members engaging in racist chants. The nation was outraged and members were subsequently reprimanded for their actions.

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  19. University Of Oklahoma Expels Two Students Over Racist VideoRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Switched

    OCTOBER 27: Clock tower in front of Bizzell Memorial Library on the campus of the University of Oklahoma before a game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on October 27, 2012 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Fighting Irish defeated the Sooners 30-13.

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  20. Essential Legal Documents All Seniors Should HaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Switched

    Dear Savvy Senior, What kinds of legal documents are suggested for end-of-life plans? I would like to get my affairs in order before it's too late. Dear Getting, Every adult -- especially seniors -- should have at least four essential legal documents to protect them and their family.

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