Aligned in death

Death is a certainty for all of us, but the “where” and “how” are increasingly our own choice. I’ve been in the room for a handful of deaths and have heard clients and friends recounting stories about many more. Contrary to what some may believe, there are good deaths. Hildy’s was one. Hildy was the [...]

By |September 26th, 2014|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Community event will help Senior Concerns

Catherine Warburton’s 80-year-old father and 77-yearold mother had just moved into her Santa Rosa Valley house when the father fell in the kitchen and broke his neck. Coming off a car accident for which he was treated for six months, Warbuton’s father needed special treatment. Where's the story? “He couldn’t go into a skilled nursing [...]

By |September 18th, 2014|In the News|0 Comments

Seminar focuses on aging, preventing falls

Q: Recently you wrote an article on falls and provided some simple steps that can be taken to help make your home safer. Are you aware of any upcoming seminars that address this subject? A: Yes I do. The Elderly Fall Prevention Coalition of Ventura County is hosting an event, "Healthy Aging: How to Prevent [...]

By |September 16th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Seminar focuses on aging, preventing falls

Q: Recently you wrote an article on falls and provided some simple steps that can be taken to help make your home safer. Are you aware of any upcoming seminars that address this subject? A: Yes I do. The Elderly Fall Prevention Coalition of Ventura County is hosting an event, "Healthy Aging: How to Prevent [...]

By |September 16th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Top chefs serve up their best for Senior Concerns

Catherine Warburton’s 80-year-old father and 77-yearold mother had just moved into her Santa Rosa Valley house when her father fell in the kitchen and broke his neck. Coming off a car accident for which he was treated for six months, Warbuton’s father needed special treatment. Where's the story? “He couldn’t go into a skilled nursing [...]

By |September 11th, 2014|In the News|0 Comments

My whine moment

For those who know me, I am more apt to have a “wine” moment than a “whine” moment, but every so often you just gotta give in to complaining. Even though I consider myself to be in good health physical ailments can still be a bother. For me of late, it’s been my shoulder. Several [...]

By |September 11th, 2014|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

A new kind of college education

Last month my husband and I moved my niece, an incoming freshman from Connecticut, into her dorm room at USC. The experience revealed to us just how much has changed since our days on a college campus. Where's the story? For starters, I was amazed at all the help that was available. Before arriving on [...]

By |September 4th, 2014|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments