Issue 26, November 2014

Issue 26, November 2014

FREE Elder Abuse Workshop

Sponsored by ActiveOver50

Presented by
Derryl Molina,
Elder Law Attorney &
Greg Hartwell, Homecare California

Thursday, November 13, 2014
9am to 11am
11425 W. Winchester Blvd., San Jose

Elder abuse is a serious problem because persons over 65 often live in fear that they will be abandoned, injured, neglected, yelled at or hurt if they reveal their situation. The workshop will cover:

  • What is elder abuse?
  • Who is likely to experience elder abuse?
  • Types of elder abuse
  • Why is it so prevalent
  • 10 scams to watch out for
  • How to protect yourself and loved ones
  • Guidelines for seeking help

Continental breakfast served.

Seating is limited. Reserve today.
For more information and to RSVP,
call 408.244.4992*

* First five people who call and attend the Elder Abuse Workshop receive a FREE annual subscription to ActiveOver50 magazine.

Help Wanted

Retired? Bored to Death?
Need Extra Money?

Sell advertising for ActiveOver50, the #1 boomer and senior media company in the San Francisco Bay Area reaching over 200,000 readers in print and online.

  • High commissions
  • Unlimited earning potential
  • Part or full time
  • Multiproduct line including print, online, TV shows, eNewsletters and website

ActiveOver50 is a ten year old San Francisco Bay Area media company. Not a franchise, we are local and family owned. To learn more, email your cover letter and resume to: Larry@ActiveOver50.com.

ActiveOver50 Workshops

San Francisco Bay Area

ActiveOver50 is sponsoring a series of informative workshops for boomers and seniors on a host of topics including healthcare, money, housing, retirement, insurance, estate planning, elder abuse, travel and career transition.

If you’d like to partner and/or host a workshop with ActiveOver50, please email publisher Larry W. Hayes: larry@activeover50.com
Call 408.921.5806.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire and encourage boomers and seniors to enjoy a healthier, longer and more active lifestyle. To learn more, go to ActiveOver50.com.



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Larry Hayes, USTA Tennis Captain/Player.
A 25 year Journey to the National Championship

Every year for the past 25 years, Larry Hayes dreamed of captaining and playing in an USTA National Championship. It is the dream of every USTA tennis captain/player.

What he didn’t know that it would take 25 years, 50 teams and more than 500 players to get there.

“I never stopped believing or trying but realized at age 75, time was running out, “ Hayes said. Although elated about going to the Nationals for the first time, he believes the long “journey” to get there is more important. Plus the friendships he’s made over the years with his players. Read More.

Ask Larry

“ASK LARRY” About Anything: Senior Discounts and Yelp—Not every business will give you a senior discount but keep asking. Yelp reviews? Be skeptical of what you read. Read More.


“Obesity, Gluttony or Sloth?—Walter M. Bortz, II, MD. Obesity is a major worldwide health crisis. Should we impose a “fat tax?” Read More.

“Look Better”—Nova Despaigne, Kaiser Cosmetic Services. Brown spots/ patches and red veins are part of the aging process but you can do something about them. Read More.

“Out of Breath?”—Moira Fordyce, MD. Shortness of breath may be nothing or something serious. Check it out with your doctor. Read More.


“Less Stress Investing."—Evelyn Preston, Money Lady. Keeping your investment strategy simple is best, long term advice for retirement. Read More.


“Protect Aging Parents From Financial Abuse.”Claire McDonnell, True Link. One in five seniors aged 65+ have experienced financial abuse. Learn how to protect your parents. Read More.

“The Miracle of Music.”—Music and an iPod create miracles for those with dementia. Read More.


“I leaned to Play the Piano at 91.”—Dr. Alma Bond. Her lifelong dream was to play the piano. At 91, she finally did it. Read More.

“Interview with Editor Barbara Shaw.”—She’s 82, active and lives in a memory care community but finds time to put out the in-house newspaper. Read More.


“Traveling Through “Wormholes” On a Small Boat Cruise In Indonesia”—Don Mankin, travel writer. Read More.

“Connection to Kenya”—Melody Wren, travel writer. Melody feels an emotional connection to the people of Kenya. Read More.