Hospice 101

QUESTION:  I am looking for information about hospice. What is it, does Medicare cover it and how does a person qualify for coverage?   ANSWER:  Hospice is a unique way of caring for a person with an advanced illness.  It focuses on palliative care instead of curative care.  It includes pain management and other services [...]

By |2019-07-03T15:52:17+00:00June 19th, 2019|Betty Berry's Column, Information|0 Comments

Keep An Inventory of Your Wallet

QUESTION:  During a recent business trip my husband lost his wallet and I’m trying to replace the contents.  This is a difficult job since he doesn’t remember everything that he carried.  Please tell others to inventory what they carry with them in case they should have the need to replace a wallet’s contents.   ANSWER:  [...]

By |2019-07-03T15:49:51+00:00June 5th, 2019|Betty Berry's Column, Information|0 Comments

Seniors Want to Keep Learning

QUESTION:  Each year about this time Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers a single lecture series.  Do you know if that will be offered again this year?   Answer:  Yes it will.  The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute known as OLLI will offer the Summer 2019 Taste of OLLI: Single Lecture Series starting Tuesday June 11 and [...]

By |2019-07-03T15:34:53+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Betty Berry's Column, Information|0 Comments

Social Security Disability

QUESTION:  My husband was considered disabled by his employer yet when he applied for Social Security disability he was turned down.  Can you provide an explanation?   ANSWER:  It is not unusual for a person to be turned down when first applying for Social Security disability.  Perhaps Social Security just needs some additional information.  I [...]

By |2019-07-03T15:48:25+00:00May 1st, 2019|Betty Berry's Column, Information|0 Comments