When caregiving becomes too much

Over the years, I’ve watched family caregivers perform heroic acts in caring for their loved ones. I’ve seen spouses and adult children give up their work and social life—and essentially any semblance of freedom—to devote themselves 24/7. Many of these individuals began their caregiving journey years earlier, perhaps somewhat in the dark about the changes [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:28-07:00June 29th, 2017|Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Senior Concerns Presents Free Seminar on Legal Information for Elders (LIFE)

Senior Concerns, as part of its commitment to provide support for family caregivers of aging loved ones, will present a community seminar titled “Legal Information for Elders” on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. This seminar will be presented by Mike Williams from Grey Law. Grey Law [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:28-07:00June 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

New hobbies really help late in life

Retirement can be a perfect time to learn something new. Look at former President George W. Bush, who began to paint after leaving office in 2009. Bush told friends and family he found the art form relaxing. He hired a teacher to help him, telling her he wanted to discover his “inner Rembrandt.” After painting [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:28-07:00June 15th, 2017|Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Warning signs of heat exhaustion, heat stroke

QUESTION:  In the past, I have seen lists of symptoms to look for if you think someone might be having a stroke or heart attack. With summer heading our way, do you know of such a list for signs of heat stroke? ANSWER: There are a number of specific signs that could indicate a person [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:28-07:00June 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments