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About Your Retirement: Common Summertime Scams

"She [mother] was recently called on the phone and told her electric bill had not been received and they are forced to come turn off her power.  They told her since it was so hot outside, they would accept a credit card payment over the phone this one time... What do you suggest I tell her about not doing this?"

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About Your Retirement: Scuba Diving

A viewer asks, "I have always wanted to learn [to scuba dive], but not sure if I'm too old now and not sure where I need to start. What can you tell me?"

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About Your Retirement: Untrustworthy Caregivers

A viewer asks, "How do we prevent caregivers from stealing from my mother and thank you for your show?"

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About Your Retirement: Protect Your Personal Information

A viewers says, "...We are convinced that the reminders on your show saved us a lot of money." 

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  • About Your Retirement: Lonely Or Depressed?

    About Your Retirement: Lonely Or Depressed?

    In this week's about your retirement, we have another question about depression. A viewer wants to know if their father, who lives alone, is depressed or just a little lonely.

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    In this week's about your retirement, we have another question about depression. A viewer wants to know if their father, who lives alone, is depressed or just a little lonely.

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  • About Your Retirement: Clay Bullard On DNA Testing

    About Your Retirement: Clay Bullard On DNA Testing

    Guest Clay Bullard, PGX Medical, use DNA testing as a disease medical management tool.

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    Guest Clay Bullard, PGX Medical, use DNA testing as a disease medical management tool.

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  • About Your Retirement: Signs Of Struggling With Depression

    About Your Retirement: Signs Of Struggling With Depression

    "Jim, My father passed almost one year ago and my mother lives at their home alone. Recently she has seemed slightly withdrawn and I have wondered if she is getting depressed. What are some signs I should look for that would help me know if she is struggling with depression?"

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    "Jim, My father passed almost one year ago and my mother lives at their home alone. Recently she has seemed slightly withdrawn and I have wondered if she is getting depressed. What are some signs I should look for that would help me know if she is struggling with depression?"

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  • About Your Retirement: Risk Of Falling

    About Your Retirement: Risk Of Falling

    "Jim, there are so many warnings about baby boomer's parents and falling. You even said something about medications and falling last week on the show. We are very concerned about our mother living alone in her home and this falling issue. Can we do things to prevent her from falling in her home?"

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    "Jim, there are so many warnings about baby boomer's parents and falling. You even said something about medications and falling last week on the show. We are very concerned about our mother living alone in her home and this falling issue. Can we do things to prevent her from falling in her home?"

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  • About Your Retirement: New DNA Testing For Alzheimer's

    About Your Retirement: New DNA Testing For Alzheimer's

    A viewer asks, "My mother suffers from Alzheimer's disease and I was recently told about some new DNA testing that is being done to help people with adjustment of their medications. This could be what my mother needs. What can you tell us about it?"

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    A viewer asks, "My mother suffers from Alzheimer's disease and I was recently told about some new DNA testing that is being done to help people with adjustment of their medications. This could be what my mother needs. What can you tell us about it?"

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  • About Your Retirement: Integrative Pet Care

    About Your Retirement: Integrative Pet Care

    An integrative approach to pet care, including therapy and medicine. 

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    An integrative approach to pet care, including therapy and medicine. 

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  • About Your Retirement: Pet Therapy

    About Your Retirement: Pet Therapy

    "A friend suggested I check into holistic care for my special companion [dog]. That sounds strange but I want to be prepared for him. Can you guide me with some information about this?"

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    "A friend suggested I check into holistic care for my special companion [dog]. That sounds strange but I want to be prepared for him. Can you guide me with some information about this?"

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  • About Your Retirement: New Alzheimer's Research

    About Your Retirement: New Alzheimer's Research

    Mark Fried , Pres/CEO of the Oklahoma Alzheimer's Association; talks about new research using trial match.

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    Mark Fried , Pres/CEO of the Oklahoma Alzheimer's Association; talks about new research using trial match.

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  • About Your Retirement: Emergency Plan

    About Your Retirement: Emergency Plan

    From a viewer: "Jim, I took your advice last week and added the precaution items you suggested for my mother to have at her home in case of winter power failures. She told me she accidentally fell recently but was not injured. I'm obviously concerned about that and would like some suggestions to share with her about what she should do if she falls again?"

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    From a viewer: "Jim, I took your advice last week and added the precaution items you suggested for my mother to have at her home in case of winter power failures. She told me she accidentally fell recently but was not injured. I'm obviously concerned about that and would like some suggestions to share with her about what she should do if she falls again?"

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  • About Your Retirement: Winter Safety

    About Your Retirement: Winter Safety

    "Jim, my mother still lives at her home and it has worked out well for her. However,  we are noticing some decline in her health and are becoming more concerned now about her being alone, especially with bad winter weather times. What precautions would you take if it was your mother?"

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    "Jim, my mother still lives at her home and it has worked out well for her. However,  we are noticing some decline in her health and are becoming more concerned now about her being alone, especially with bad winter weather times. What precautions would you take if it was your mother?"

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  • Jim McWhirter, About Your Retirement

    Jim McWhirter, About Your Retirement

    Thursday, February 21 2013 12:08 PM EST2013-02-21 17:08:40 GMT
    Jim McWhirter, of Seniorlivingokc.com, is a "Certified Active Adult Senior Housing Specialist." Jim's interest in senior living alternatives came about when he was looking for a place for his mother. AtMore >>
    Jim McWhirter, of Seniorlivingokc.com, is a "Certified Active Adult Senior Housing Specialist." Jim's interest in senior living alternatives came about when he was looking for a place for his mother. AtMore >>
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