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Dear Savvy Senior,Can you give me some tips on how to pick a good nursing home in the COVID era? My mother had a stroke a while back and can’t use her legs any longer. I’ve been taking … more
I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Georgia, to see if he could help me make sense of the strange political … more
Dear Savvy Senior,Where can I turn to find a good Medicare covered hospice provider? My husband’s mother has a terminal condition and wants to die at home, if possible, so I’m helping out … more
Answer:Quite often people get phishing emails that have addresses appearing to be from someone they know. This quite often happens in groups where members get a phishing email that appears to be from … more

We all know this horrible enemy called the devil, who wants to take everything you have and cast you into a place of entire loneliness. The devil has put on many disguises to accomplish his mission … more
It is wonderful to have good friends that share our interests, concerns, fun times and not-so fun times. Friends are special blessings.  From early childhood, I can name many whom I cherish as … more
I blush as I write this (well, not really) but things are going well at the University of Georgia, the nation’s oldest state-chartered university, located in Athens, the Classic City of the … more
Dear Savvy Senior,I am interested in getting my mom, who lives alone, a medical alert system with a wearable pendant button that will let her call for help if she falls or has a medical emergency. … more
My column suggesting to Republicans that, like it or not, the presidential elections are over and for those crying ‘foul’ they might want to take out their anger on the Democrats and not … more

Cake PanMy kitchen cabinet is home to a large and bulky pan. It is sixty-five years old and nowhere near retirement. It is not shiny, nonstick, and useful for only one thing----making the … more
How long will it take to remember to write 2021 on your checks---that is if you still write checks? It is awkward to say. It sounds as if you are counting pennies you have saved—19--20-21-22 and so … more
I had just hung up from a robocall wanting to extend the warranty on a car I no longer own when the phone rang again. I assumed it was some helpful robot offering to consolidate credit card debts I … more
There was so much going on for teenagers in the late fifties and the sixties. During the week we rushed home from school to catch the Dick Clark and American bandstand on T.V. Dick Clark was the host … more
Dear Savvy Senior, What are the IRS income tax filing requirements for retirees in 2020? My income dropped way down when I was forced into retirement last March due to COVID, so I’m wondering if … more

It is so interesting that the Fruit of the Spirit begins with love, next is peace then joy. Now that in itself seems like a wonderful combination. With love, peace and joy, we can conquer all. Now … more
Democrat Joe Biden is now President of the United States. Two Democrats defeated two Republican incumbents to represent Georgia in the U. S. Senate, swinging the balance of power in the Senate to the … more
2020 is over. That’s the good news. It was supposed to have been a special year tied to the idea of seeing clearly, planning with perfect vision and sharp focus on the future. But the year 2020 … more
Dear Savvy Senior,What tips can you recommend for making a bathroom senior-friendly? My 78-year-old mother has mobility problems and fell getting out of the bathtub last month. I’d like to … more
I am a bit late in getting my annual letter to you this year. Losing Grandma Jane just before Christmas was something none of us were expecting, even though she had been pretty sick.
Some … more

Answer:The Registry is where Windows keeps details of where parts of the different programs are located and what the settings are for all the different items on your computer. It is a large and … more
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