Ventura group helps people deal with Parkinson’s disease

QUESTION: I have a family member who has just been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and I am looking for a support group in the City of Ventura. Can you provide any information? ANSWER: Yes. I just recently learned of a Parkinson’s disease support group that meets in Ventura every month. The Ventura Parkinson’s Disease Support [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:27-07:00September 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Seniors and smartphones: a good fit?

My friend John surprised me last week when he told me that for the first time in a year he’d hauled out his computer to do some work. He said, “If I can’t do it on my smartphone these days, it doesn’t get done.” John’s specific demographic is embracing smartphone technology at a rapid pace. [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:27-07:00September 21st, 2017|Other Side of 50|0 Comments

When is it the right time to move?

My parents have new neighbors. Jack and Carole, both in their early 80s, realized their cape-style home in Rhode Island was too much for them, with bedrooms on the second floor and the washer and dryer in the basement. They would soon need some help and decided a one-story home, minutes from their son in [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:27-07:00September 7th, 2017|Other Side of 50|0 Comments