Q&ASeniors Miss Out On Benefits
Q: Are there seniors missing out on basic benefits?
Free Phones & Bill Discounts
Q: Is there a federal program to cut phone costs?
How To Help A Hoarder
Q: How can I help my elderly neighbor who hoards?
Tips for Managing Your Medications
Q: How can I keep track of the 6 medications I take?
An Aspirin A Day?
Q: Should I be taking an aspirin a day?
Social Security & The Chained CPI
Q: What is a "chained CPI" and how would it affect me?
Boomers: Get Hepatitis C Test
Q: Do older people need to get a hepatitis C test?
Medicare Open Enrollment Tips
Q: Any tips for Medicare Drug Plan Open Enrollment?
Turning 65 & Medicare
Q: Should I sign up for Medicare when I turn 65?
Depression & Aging
Q: Is depression common among the elderly?
Disability & A Good Mattress
Q: Is a good mattress important to the disabled?
The Red Flags of Elder Abuse
Q: How can I help spot cases of elder abuse?
Dehydration In the Elderly
Q: Is dehydration a concern among the elderly?
Are You At Risk for Falls?
Q: How can I tell if I am at risk for falls?
People on SSI Get 2 Checks Monthly
Q: Why are people on SSI now getting 2 checks a month?
Are You Missing Out On Benefits?
Q: Are there senior benefits I don't know about?
Top 10 Scams Against Seniors
Q: What are the most common scams against seniors?
The Payroll Tax Holiday
Q: What does a 'payroll tax holiday' really mean?
New Safe Driver Rules
Q: Does our state have new rules for elderly drivers?
Finally, a COLA!
Q: Are elders happy with a 3.6% cost of living increase?
Supporting Family Caregivers
Q: How does Massachusetts rank in supporting family caregivers?
Dealing with Shingles
Q: What causes shingles, and can it be prevented?
Medicare's "Wellness" Benefits
Q: Is Medicare now paying for more preventive services?
Coffee & Prostate Health
Q: Can drinking coffee help prevent prostate cancer?
Self-Managing Your Health
Q: Are there programs to help manage chronic conditions?
Staying At Home
Q: Can Medicare & Medicaid help me stay at home?
Mickey Rooney's Story
Q: Is there an elder abuse reporting law in this state?
Q: Is diabetes a growing health concern in America?
Medicare Changes for 2011
Q: Is Medicare changing for the better in 2011?
Elders On Facebook?
Q: Are seniors texting, blogging and tweeting?
New Health Law Confuses Seniors
Q: Do most seniors understand the new federal health reform law?
It's Medicare Drug Plan Time
Q: I want to change my Medicare Drug plan. Can I get help?
Osteoporosis In Men
Q: Isn't osteoporosis a 'woman's disease'?
Is A Reverse Mortgage Right?
Q: Can I get unbiased help in deciding about a reverse mortgage?
Tips For Older Job Seekers
Q: Any tips for unemployed older workers trying to find work?
Managing Your Own Illness
Q: What is disease self-management?
Before leaving the hospital…
Q: What do I need to know when leaving a hospital?
Free Eye Exams For Seniors
Q: Can I get a free eye exam for cataracts or other eye diseases?
Seniors & Safer Drinking
Q: Should older people be careful about their alcohol intake?
MRI Safety & You
Q: Is it safe for everyone to get an MRI?
New "Twist" in Medicare Extra Help
Q: Are there new rules for Medicare prescription drug assistance?
Withdrawing From My IRA?
Q: I am turning 71. Do I have to take some money out of my IRA?
Managing Your Medications
Q: How can I keep all my medications straight?
New Credit Card Rules Coming
Q: Are new credit card rules coming any time soon?
Health Reform, Medicare & You
Q: Will Health Care Reform change the Medicare program?
Swine Flu & Seniors
Q: Are older people more susceptible to the Swine Flu?
Sales Tax Rises August 1st
Q: When do we start paying a higher sales tax in Massachusetts?
Testing Older Drivers
Q: Are older drivers in Massachusetts forced to take driver's tests?
What is pre-diabetes?
Q: I know about diabetes---but what is pre-diabetes?
Rating Nursing Homes
Q: Is the government now rating nursing homes?
Reverse Mortgage Website
Q: Does a reverse mortgage make sense for seniors?
Estimate Your Social Security
Q: Can I figure out how much I will get when I retire on Social Security?
Medicare & Smokers
Q: Will Medicare pay for 'quit-smoking' counseling?
Watch Out For IRS Scams
Q: The IRS emailed me for personal info. Is this a scam?
Before You Say Yes to a Nursing Home…
Q: Before saying "yes" to a nursing home, do I have options?
Don't Borrow On Your Tax Refund
Q: I'm waiting for a refund on my federal taxes. Can I borrow money on that refund?
Elderly Problem Gamblers
Q: Are elderly gamblers a growing problem?
Seniors & Sex
Q: Is it strange for elders to talk about sex?
Q: Is urinary incontinence a treatable condition?
Q: How can I protect myself from telephone scams?
Breast Cancer & Elders
Q: Is breast cancer just a disease of younger women?
Q: Any tips for preventing falls among the elderly?