It’s Not Nice to Screw with Grandma
The Federal Drug Administration is at war with seniors. The USFDA is America’s very own terrorist organization. Its lies on behalf of the thuggish and greedy drug companies are costing us billions. Costing us lives, too.
Print and save this! Here’s the scoop on saving big at drug companies’ Patient Assistant Programs, the VA, discount cards, HMOs, generics, even Canadian pharmacies. Up to date as of Feb. 2004.
With 37 million members and a budget of $750 million, you’d think AARP would have the clout to get us an essential Medicare drug benefit. Trouble is, it never asks. Read why.
Here’s exactly how to save 40 percent or more (sometimes much more) on your prescription drugs. (I just saved $583.27 for three month’s medicine!)
Congress lies when it says it wants to pass a Medicare drug benefit this year. Fortunately, drug companies now offer cheap, even free pharmaceuticals pretty much for the asking to those seniors who need them most.
Here’s how to make telemarketers the source of humor and joy in your life, while creating shock and awe in theirs. Plus a not so trivial way to make big bucks off them as well.
If you’re a senior, you grew up with the beginnings of TV. In 1960, FCC Chairman Newton Minow condemned the medium as a “vast wasteland.” A nostalgic look at then and now. Is today any better?
Soon, it’ll come to bumper stickers reading “Seniors: The Other White Meat.”
Some 49 million of us came of age just too late to be war heroes and just too early to be youthful free spirits. Is there hope for us yet?
From the primeval rainforests and volcanoes to the ever-smiling, waving and helpful Ticos, Frank and Carolyn explore this Central American democracy and find it fascinating from Atlantic to Pacific. Inexpensive, too.
DEAR SUDDENLY SENIOR…
Thus begins yet another service from Suddenly Senior. Experts Flo and Moe respond to readers’ deepest concerns. Learn about a wife’s dilemma with her clicker-happy husband, even orgies, octogenarian-style.
It’s all at Flo & Moe Answer Your Pressing Problems.
THE JOYS OF GETTING OLDER…
Another in Suddenly Senior‘s series “The Real Truth About Getting Old,” Kaiser takes you to his urologist, then his ophthalmologist where you’ll learn more than you ever wanted to know.
Twelve days after Carolyn’s 65th birthday, she was getting a new, younger face sculpted in a Costa Rican hospital. For about a fifth the US cost, she had a US-trained, board-certified doctor, the best hospital she’d ever seen, and recuperation under a volcano in the rain forest.
In Florida, geezers rule. If a politician wants to stop us from driving, we just shoot him. It’s the law down here.
Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about senior moments and their cause, and surefire advice on what to do about them.
A view of fall, life, and death from Nova Scotia in autumn. Is being a geezer a prelude to death or the most spectacular time of life?
We know your little secret. Aren’t you a bit long in the tooth to be chatting with an imaginary friend? Isn’t talking to yourself a sign of insanity? Before the white-coat boys with nets start heading your way, read this.
After swearing never to attend another high school reunion, I find redemption, forgiveness, and joy in the Class of ’53. The story of a class finally coming of age.
Was it our first “senior moment?” Our first gray hair? The first time our spouse whispered, “Dear, you already said that?” Revelations from my college reunion last week.
Instead of a nightmare with knives in my eyes, cataract surgery is the most painlessly effective medical procedure on this side of childhood inoculations. Best of all, it scares the grandkids!
I myself have a full head of hair, good looks, great muscle tone, and the flattest belly this side of the Fifth Street Gym. Why that 65-year-old guy in the mirror let himself go so, I have no idea. But he ought to be ashamed.
If you haven’t had an invisible moment, you will. By the time you’re 85, hardly anyone ever sees you.
We asked. Do women’s standards decrease as they age? You might be surprised at what we learned. From men, too.
We got married first, then slept together. Service stations had service. Fast food was what our Catholic friends ate during Lent. “Made in Japan” meant junk, and “making out” referred to how you did on your math exam.