Want your legacy to live on? Consider a charitable gift

When most people hear the words “planned giving,” their eyes glaze over. In the over-50 population, there’s a general lack of awareness and understanding about the concept. This is too bad, because with the collective wealth of baby boomers, their planned gifts can have significant social impact. Planned giving is the process of making a [...]

By |2019-07-29T20:41:03-07:00July 29th, 2019|Information, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Veteran’s benefits – where to find help

QUESTION: I am a caregiver for my parents and have been reviewing their financial situation. I have several questions about Veteran’s Benefits that my dad may be entitled to. Do you know who I can contact? ANSWER: You should contact Ventura County Veterans Services. This agency has a staff of professional veterans claim officers who [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:45:41-08:00July 24th, 2019|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute offers classes for adults 50 & over

QUESTION: A friend has been attending “OLLI” classes at CAL STATE Channel Islands and said I might be interested in the next session. Have you received information on the upcoming session? ANSWER: Yes – the fall session information has arrived and I have the following information. The program you are asking about is the Ventura [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:45:56-08:00July 14th, 2019|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Concerns Offers Memory Cafe

As part of its commitment to provide support for seniors with dementia and their family caregivers, Senior Concerns is offering quarterly Memory Cafes, with the next Memory Café scheduled for Saturday, August 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road in Thousand Oaks. Atria Hillcrest will be providing lunch. A [...]

By |2019-12-02T23:41:07-08:00July 3rd, 2019|In the News, News / Events|0 Comments