Preparing for a Fall

QUESTION:  I am concerned about falling.  Do you have any thoughts about steps that can be taken to decrease one’s chances of having a fall?   ANSWER:  Falls can happen both inside and outside of your home.  They can happen during the day and at night and the weather can be clear or stormy.   [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:21+00:00June 27th, 2018|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Event set to honor veterans

QUESTION: If I remember correctly Cypress Place Senior Living hosts an event each year to honor our veterans. Will they be doing that again this year? ANSWER: The “10th Annual Salute Our Veterans” event is scheduled for Wednesday June 27 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Cypress Senior Living. The theme for this year’s [...]

By |2018-07-19T22:34:09+00:00June 19th, 2018|Betty Berry's Column, Posts|0 Comments

Preparing important papers

QUESTION:  Everyone is telling me to get my affairs in order.  I assume they are referring to “important papers.”  Exactly what is considered an important paper?   ANSWER:  When people talk about important papers they are basically talking about a will, a trust, an advance directive for healthcare and a power of attorney.  There are [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:21+00:00June 7th, 2018|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Concerns chosen as one of 100 California nonprofits of the year

Senior Concerns, a Thousand Oaks-based group dedicated to serving seniors, has been selected by Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, as one of 100 California nonprofits of the year. Officials of the 100 nonprofits will be feted Wednesday, California Nonprofits Day, by state legislators at a luncheon in Sacramento. Andrea Gallagher, Senior Concerns’ president, said, “We [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:21+00:00June 7th, 2018|Information, News / Events|0 Comments