Senior Concerns Presents Free Seminar: What I’d Wish I’d Known About Caregiving

As part of an ongoing commitment to provide senior life planning education, Senior Concerns will present a free seminar, “Advice From the Experts: What I’d Wish I’d Known About Caring for An Aging Loved One,” on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. This informative and interactive seminar [...]

By |May 30th, 2014|In the News|0 Comments

Lessons from Mary

My mother-in-law passed away a few weeks ago. I’ve written about Mary in the past. You may remember that strong, stubborn Irish woman who depleted her savings caring for her Alzheimer’s-stricken husband, or the woman whose home was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy and made a fresh start with some new friends and a few prized [...]

By |May 21st, 2014|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Determining whether offer is scam

Q: I just received a letter from a company saying the state was holding money that belonged to me. For a fee, this company would collect that money and send it to me. Is this on the up and up, or is it a scam? A: The letter you received is probably an honest offer. [...]

By |May 20th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Concerns receives four stars

Senior Concerns, a nonprofi t based in Thousand Oaks , received a four-star rating for the second consecutive time in recognition of its fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of national charities. Ratings are assigned from one to four, with four being the best rating. Only 19 [...]

By |May 15th, 2014|In the News|0 Comments

Living in hiding

At a recent senior services visioning meeting for the City of Thousand Oaks, our table group came up with our future vision: “A community that provides easy-to-navigate and ongoing support of quality of life throughout the aging process.” I think about this vision a lot as it pertains to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors. [...]

By |May 14th, 2014|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments