Love Run Goes Virtual In February 2021

Dear Love Run Family, It has become clear that we will not be able to hold the 2020 Love Run at the end of October and we are heartbroken knowing that we won't be together to cheer each other on in person. We've been working hard behind the scenes and are excited to announce our [...]

By |2020-09-29T14:34:00-07:00September 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Pre-planning your funeral expenses has many advantages

Question:  I have heard that some people who have pre-paid their funeral expenses did not have their account honored after they passed away. What do I need to know before pre-planning for my own funeral expenses? Pre-planning of your own funeral can help ensure you have your wishes followed, while also relieving stress from your [...]

By |2020-09-16T13:54:59-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments

Appointment was a real eye-opener

I was brought up in a household where we were taught to see the best in people. In most cases, giving folks the benefit of the doubt has served us well. However, based upon a recent experience my mother had, I think being a bit more cautious, especially as we age, is warranted. Because of [...]

By |2020-09-29T14:13:52-07:00September 17th, 2020|Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Take time for reflection

It has now been 6 months since the first Stay at Home order for Ventura County and the marker upon which we consider the time all of our daily lives changed. This is a time to reflect on all that has happened in the last 6 months and where we are now. We sometimes forget [...]

By |2020-09-29T14:11:27-07:00September 16th, 2020|Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments