Senior Advocate: Seminar to offer Social Security, Medicare updates

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, January 25, 2011  Q: My neighbor has told me about an interesting series of seminars offered by Senior Concerns each month. Can you provide details on the coming February presentation? A: I am glad that your neighbor enjoys the seminars and that she made you aware of the “Solving the Aging [...]

By |January 26th, 2011|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Learn whether it’s aging or Alzheimer’s at seminar

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, January 18, 2011  Q: I am very concerned about the possibility of memory loss and am seeing more and more written about the need to exercise the brain to help maintain memory. How can I learn more about this subject? A: Memory loss is of concern to many seniors, and studies [...]

By |January 19th, 2011|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Many things might indicate a hearing loss

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011  Q: My daughter is nagging me about my hearing. She says I am missing out on a lot in life by not getting a hearing aid. I think my hearing is just fine. How can I prove to her that there is no problem? A: Sorry to take [...]

By |January 18th, 2011|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Conversation is Often the Best Medicine

Imagine you’ve lived a rich, rewarding life. What would be most important to you in your dying days? Before reading further, think of at least one thing. If you answered avoiding suffering, being with family, having the touch of others, being mentally aware or not becoming a burden to others, you are of similar mind [...]

By |January 12th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments