Ventura County Local Heroes

Hello Friends – I am honored and very pleased to report that the VCReporter has chosen me as one of their Ventura County Local Heroes. And what a wonderful group of people I’m joining – you can read about them...

On Our Own – Senior Planning Strategies

The earthquakes, fires, floods and emergencies force the Southern Californian to ask vital questions such as: What is Your Plan? Who are “your people?” Where will you go? Local attorney Terri Hilliard recalls the phone calls she received during the fires....

Family Meetings Matter

Aging is our challenge and our privilege. Our friends or family are of great comfort as we get older, and yet we still may encounter obstacles. Family meetings are considered a major source of ongoing communication. While it is common to delay conversations and...

It’s National Elder Law Month!

I’m happy to report that the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys has designated May as National Elder Law Month. The NAELA is a membership organization of attorneys serving older Americans and people with special needs. One of the group’s main goals is...

It’s National Health Care Decisions Day!

It’s an important topic, so important that a variety of of national, state and community organizations have collaborated to recognize April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day. It’s a day dedicated to ensuring that all adults in the United States who...