Program offered to help seniors avoid scams

QUESTION:  If I’m not mistaken, in the past Cypress Place has offered a unique program about how to avoid senior scams.  Do you know if that program will be repeated?   ANSWER:  You remember correctly.  This program, Stop Senior Scams (SM), brings laughter and excitement to a commonly frightening and frustrating topic.   In collaboration [...]

By |2018-12-12T17:29:07-08:00September 26th, 2018|Betty Berry's Column, Information|0 Comments

George, Patricia Jones are honored guests at gala affair

Senior Concerns of Thousand Oaks celebrated its 33rd annual Ultimate Dining fundraiser Sept. 15 by honoring two of the Conejo Valley’s best-known philanthropists, George and Patricia Jones. The organization named the T.O. couple Philanthropists of the Year in front of the over 400 guests who attended Saturday’s gala affair at the Hyatt Regency Westlake. George [...]

By |2018-09-20T17:45:16-07:00September 20th, 2018|In the News, News / Events|0 Comments

Celebrities’ end-of-life issues offer lessons on what to do

There comes an age when you begin to hear with increased frequency of the medical challenges or deaths of celebrities you loved growing up. It’s a harsh reminder of our mortality. Because the stories of these deaths are so widely disseminated, they can also serve as cautionary tales about later life challenges and planning to [...]

By |2018-12-12T17:29:23-08:00September 20th, 2018|Information, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

A course offered to keep senior drivers safe

QUESTION:  I read your column and have a question about an item that appears under HAPPENINGS.  Can you provide more information about the “AARP Smart Driver Course?”   ANSWER:  I certainly can.  The AARP Smart Driver Course teaches driving strategies that help keep senior drivers safe.  You might call it “Driver’s Ed for Grownups.”   [...]

By |2018-12-12T17:29:57-08:00September 6th, 2018|Betty Berry's Column, Information|0 Comments