Senior Advocate: Be diligent and you can help prevent identity theft

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, May 25, 2010  Q: I am trying to educate my parents about identity theft, but I don’t think they believe what I’m saying. Perhaps they would listen more if it came from a third party. Can you address how identify theft happens? A: I would be glad to. Identity theft occurs [...]

By |May 26th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Support Meals On Wheels by joining the Love Run

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, May 18, 2010  Q: In the past I have participated in Senior Concerns’ Love Run. It seems that this is about the time of year it usually takes place. Can you give me details for this year’s event? A: The 17th annual Love Run is scheduled for June 6. Registration and [...]

By |May 19th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Insurance industry has own special terms for services

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, May 11, 2010  Q: I can’t understand why they make senior healthcare coverage so difficult to understand. Plans refer to deductibles, coinsurance, copayments and share-of-cost. Are these terms interchangeable? A: The insurance industry, like any other business, has a unique vocabulary to describe its services and fees. Going a step further, [...]

By |May 12th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments