Be Proactive When It Comes to Personal Safety

QUESTION:  Crime seems to be all we hear or read about.  Any suggestions on steps to take to help with personal safety?   ANSWER:  Personal safety is something everyone should practice.  There are steps we can take at home and when we are out and about that will help us avoid being a victim.   [...]

By |2018-09-20T16:06:00+00:00August 1st, 2018|Posts|0 Comments

Event set to honor veterans

QUESTION: If I remember correctly Cypress Place Senior Living hosts an event each year to honor our veterans. Will they be doing that again this year? ANSWER: The “10th Annual Salute Our Veterans” event is scheduled for Wednesday June 27 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Cypress Senior Living. The theme for this year’s [...]

By |2018-07-19T22:34:09+00:00June 19th, 2018|Betty Berry's Column, Posts|0 Comments

Senior Concerns’ services have grown with population

Certain charitable organizations are even more vital today than they were 20 years ago. For example, brain disorder nonprofits like the Alzheimer’s Association orAutism Speaks are serving a much larger percentage of the population today than when they were founded. Whether the originators of these organizations were visionary or were simply responding to a need [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:45:33+00:00August 11th, 2016|Information, Posts, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

IRA Rollover Tax Free

Just this month Congress passed the "Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008" (In Division C of H.R. 1424 Sec. 408(d)(8)(A)) extending an excellent charitable planning opportunity for both 2008 and 2009. This act permits an IRA owner age 70½ or older to make a direct transfer to charity. The transfer may [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:28+00:00January 13th, 2009|Posts|0 Comments