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12:05 AM / Monday April 12, 2021

Seniors

As inflation worries rise, act now for retirement security

April 23, 2011

According to a recent Thrivent Financial for Lutherans survey of 2,000 American adults, 93 percent of all respondents reported they worried at least “a little” about inflation’s impact on their retirement finances, and a majority, 53 percent, said they worried “a lot.”

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Get moving to treat and prevent arthritis

November 21, 2010

More than just aches and pains, arthritis is a chronic disease that damages joints and can lead to loss of function or disability. In fact, it is the most common cause of disability in the United States, affecting 50 million Americans or 22 percent of the total population.

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New in-home solutions help local elderly live with Alzheimer’s

November 14, 2010

Half of all Americans know someone who has Alzheimer’s disease. For one third of us, that person is a family member. The growing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease among seniors is an increasing national concern, particularly now as we sit on the cusp of an unprecedented demographic shift.

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Understanding Roth IRA conversions

October 24, 2010

With pensions disappearing and reductions in employer match programs, it is important for Americans to consider financial planning tools that address long-term retirement and tax situations. One such tool is the Roth IRA.

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How to get help with Medicare enrollment

October 17, 2010

Dear Savvy Senior

Where can I get some help with my Medicare questions? I’m approaching 65 – Medicare enrollment age – and am confused with all the different options that are available today. What can you tell me?

Confused Retiree

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Five things to know about the 2010-2011 flu season

October 11, 2010

Last year’s flu season turned out to be less severe than initially feared, perhaps because the H1N1 scare made people more vigilant about flu vaccinations. Still, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of 24,000 people in the U.S. die from the flu each year.

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