Alzheimer interventions

Gil Rishton, Ph.D. is in a race against time. His enemy is Alzheimer’s disease. Why the race? An estimated 10 million American baby boomers, who are now between the ages of 47 and 65, will develop the disease in their lifetime. That translates to 1 out of every 8 baby boomers. “The age of highest [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:19+00:00April 27th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Simi Valley Senior Center to help seniors prepare for emergencies

By Alicia Doyle, Friday, April 22, 2011 The Simi Valley Senior Center will host "Senior 911," an emergency preparedness workshop April 30, offering seniors information to be better prepared for life's unexpected emergencies. "The biggest myth that most seniors have concerning emergencies is they think that the city has someone who is going to come [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:19+00:00April 26th, 2011|In the News|0 Comments

Eat well, live longer

Imagine popping a pill that is scientifically proven to increase longevity, reduce your chance of developing Type 2 diabetes, reduce your chance of becoming obese and lower your risk for heart disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Sound too good to be true? Even if such a pill were possible, who would want to miss the sheer [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:19+00:00April 21st, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Making sense of health care options for seniors

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, April 19, 2011  Q: I am attempting to help an elderly relative with selecting health care coverage. I am so confused and I can't believe that a senior is required to understand all of the options available. I have run into Medicare, MediCal, Medicaid, Medigap and Medicare Advantage. Everything starts with [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:19+00:00April 20th, 2011|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Boomers: home remodels for our future

A new home design center recently opened in The Oaks mall. Last week I toured the center looking at a majestic Jacuzzi tub, lovely bathroom fixtures, high-end appliances and solid wood kitchen cabinets. Approaching the salesperson to compliment him on his beautiful store, I asked him if the company incorporates any elements of Universal Design. [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:19+00:00April 7th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments