Senior Advocate: Speaker will offer tips to reach 100 living independently

By Betty Berry, Monday, January 25, 2010  Q: Each year in January, I promise myself to live a healthier life, and this year is no different. But I need some stimulation to get me going. Is there any event on the calendar to give me a push? A: You and many others start the new [...]

By |January 27th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Get papers in order for estate to be divided as intended

By: Betty Berry, Monday, January 18, 2010  Q: My friend and I are trying to get our legal papers in order and are having a disagreement on what paper or papers take precedence over others. She said that a will is the final word while I was always told that other ways of leaving money [...]

By |January 20th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Social Security overpayment decisions can be appealed

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Q: I received a letter from Social Security informing me that I have been overpaid and must repay Social Security. I don’t understand how this could have happened and don’t think I have been overpaid. I don’t know how to respond to this problem. Can you help? A: [...]

By |January 15th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments