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How to track down things you routinely misplace Dear Savvy Senior Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any products or devices to help seniors track down lost or misplaced items, like car keys, wallet, cell phone, etc. My husband has become forgetful in his old age, so we spend a lot of wasted time looking

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In Washington

Curbing Wasteful Spending The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was established by the burdensome Dodd-Frank Act. Since its inception, the CFPB has shown itself to be irresponsible with its spending as well as politically motivated with its choice of advertising firms. Reports show the CFPB contracted with an advertising agency with strong ties to the

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Senate Takes Major Step to Fight Opioid Epidemic

by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt The opioid epidemic is devastating lives, families, and communities across the nation, and Missouri is no exception. In 2014, the most recent year for which Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data is available, more than 1,000 Missourians died from a drug overdose. That’s why I’ve been working in the

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Savvy Senior®

Great gadets for aging golfers Dear Savvy Senior Can you recommend any products that can help older golfers? I love to play golf, but at age 74, I have hip and back problems that make bending over to tee up or pick up the ball difficult. And I have arthritis in my thumbs that makes

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5 steps for senior safety and emergency-preparedness

Summer is an appropriate time to assess your personal safety and plan ahead for emergencies. This is especially important for those living on their own and looking for ways to maintain their independence. A few simple tips and safety measures will help give peace of mind that you’ve taken necessary precautions to prepare for unexpected

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Making Money Count

Have you ever wanted to attend a program that covered virtually every topic concerning money? Your wish has been granted. University of Missouri Extension in Vernon County will offer the Making Money Count program in Nevada. The class develops skills in making decisions and communicating about money, spending plans, credit, consumer skills and contracts, record

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