Senior Choices

Online renewals for Coloradans ages 66+ now open for good

Driver’s License Electronic Renewal By Seniors Act also simplifies drive time logs rules With the implementation of the Driver’s License Electronic Renewal By Seniors Act (HB21-1139), Colorado seniors now have the permanent ability to renew their driver license or identification card online. Coloradans ages 66 and older can renew their driver license or ID online …

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SAVVY SENIOR – Little known social security program helps seniors manage their money

Dear Savvy Senior, Does Social Security offer any special help to beneficiaries who struggle managing their benefits? My aunt, who has no children, has dementia and struggles keeping up with her bills and other financial duties. Inquiring Niece Dear Inquiring, Yes, Social Security actually has a little-known program known as the “representative payee program” that …

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savvy senior – How to replace important documents that are lost or missing

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you tell me what I need to do to replace a variety of important documents? Our house burned down a few months ago, and we lost everything including our home property deed, car titles, old tax returns, Social Security, Medicare and Covid vaccine cards, birth certificates, marriage license and passports.  Stressed …

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SAVVY SENIOR – Why you should create a “My Social Security Account”

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m 58 years old and working on a plan for my retirement. I’ve read that I need to check my Social Security statement every year to validate its accuracy. How do I go about doing this?  Planning Ahead Dear Planning, Checking your official Social Security statement every year is smart move to …

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