Senior Concerns Presents Free Seminar on “Gadgets and Remarkable Inventions to Make Caregiving Easier”

As part of an ongoing commitment to provide resources and support for family caregivers of those caring for aging loved ones, Senior Concerns will present a community seminar on “Gadgets and Remarkable Inventions to Make Caregiving Easier, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. This informative seminar, [...]

By |February 27th, 2015|In the News|0 Comments

Senior Concerns Presents Memories in the Making Workshops

Senior Concerns will provide Memories in the Making workshops on the 2 nd and 4 th Friday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. beginning Friday, March 13, 2015 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road in Thousand Oaks. Memories in the Making is one of the Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter’s signature programs. [...]

By |February 19th, 2015|In the News|0 Comments

Seven facts about old age

Do you know a lot about the senior population? The social change website for young adults, www.dosomething.org, has an “11 Facts About . . .” series on topics as diverse as cyberbullying, blizzards, recycling and even old age. Now, before you visit the site to see a few of these answers, let’s test your knowledge [...]

By |February 19th, 2015|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

What to do when Medicare denies payment for services

Q: Medicare denied payment for services I recently had and indicated I could appeal the decision. How do I start this process? A: Denial of payment for services can occur for many reasons. Before starting the appeal process it would be wise to talk with the provider’s office to see if the problem is due [...]

By |February 17th, 2015|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

When the doctor won’t talk to you

Recently my niece Sammie, a freshman at USC, contracted mononucleosis, better known as “mono.” Five days after her diagnosis at the campus infirmary, and after taking all of her meds and beginning to feel better, Sammie relapsed and headed back to the clinic with excruciating pain in her throat and difficulty swallowing. Somehow that form, [...]

By |February 5th, 2015|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Learn to use public transportation

Q: I live in Thousand Oaks and am planning to restrict my driving. Sometime ago there was a seminar on how to use public transportation. Do you know if that seminar will be offered again? A: Yes, this transportation seminar is offered several times a year at the Goebel Adult Community Center. The next seminar [...]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments