Are America’s seniors facing and ‘aloneness’ epidemic?

Recently, my coworkers and I have begun to see a spike in the number of seniors in our community who go days on end without human contact. Yet when asked if they’re lonely, they say no. These individuals are quite content with their daily schedule. In many cases, they’re proud of their independence—even if it [...]

By |2019-12-02T23:31:11-08:00October 31st, 2019|Information, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Senior Concerns Offers Free Seminar on Legal Information for Elders

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, November 12, 2019, 4-5:30 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. This seminar will be presented by Mike Williams from Grey Law. Grey Law [...]

By |2019-12-02T23:38:55-08:00October 29th, 2019|In the News, News / Events|0 Comments

Walkers need to be alert at all times

QUESTION: I have been told walking will help my physical problems. While I think walking a great exercise I am concerned with traffic and potential accidents. Do you have any hints on ways to reduce a chance of an accident? ANSWER: Pedestrian safety is very important because it affects each of us every time we [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:43:51-08:00October 23rd, 2019|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Is Medicare your primary or secondary insurance coverage?

QUESTION: I recently applied for my Medicare benefits and soon after received a form to complete asking for information about employer’s health plans that I might be entitled to. Why would Medicare need such information? ANSWER: Medicare needs to know about other health care coverage in order to establish your benefits file and to determine [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:44:14-08:00October 2nd, 2019|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments