Multigenerational living can be good for everyone

Q: My father, a widower, lives some distance away and I am considering having him live with us but have heard negative comments about such arrangements. Do you have any suggestions on how to make it work? A: I too have heard negative comments about sharing a home with a parent, however, I have also [...]

By |August 19th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Multigenerational living can be good for everyone

Q: My father, a widower, lives some distance away and I am considering having him live with us but have heard negative comments about such arrangements. Do you have any suggestions on how to make it work? A: I too have heard negative comments about sharing a home with a parent, however, I have also [...]

By |August 19th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Calling All Inventors

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. Where's the story?4 Points Mentioned While this proverb is frequently true, I can say from my time in the consumer products industry that it isn’t always the case. Based upon marketplace staying power, Ben-Gay aspirin, Quisp and Quake cereals, and New Coke weren’t really necessities. [...]

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

Know these terms to get your affairs in order

  Q: I am trying to get my affairs in order and am somewhat confused by some of the terms associated with wills and trusts. Could you provide definitions for those terms? A: If preparing a will is part of your plan, you should know the meaning of testator, executor, heir, issue, minor, codicil and [...]

By |August 12th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Know these terms to get your affairs in order

 Q: I am trying to get my affairs in order and am somewhat confused by some of the terms associated with wills and trusts. Could you provide definitions for those terms? A: If preparing a will is part of your plan, you should know the meaning of testator, executor, heir, issue, minor, codicil and probate. [...]

By |August 12th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments