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Critter Corner: Why Should I Consider Antibody Testing for COVID-19?

Dear Oakley, I’m pretty sure I had a mild case of COVID-19 earlier in the year. Do you think I should go and get an antibody test, and if so, why? What is the difference between an antibody and an antigen test? Is antibody … [Read more...]

Is COVID Back? A Life-Saving Treatment that Many Seniors Don’t know Exists

Q. My grandchildren are in school in Fairfax County and they just got a letter stating that they will need to wear masks to school, whether or not they are vaccinated. This, of course, is because of the new CDC mask guidelines, … [Read more...]

Olympics Special Edition: Who Are the Most Awe-Inspiring Senior Athletes?

The Olympics started this past week and there have been some incredible moments already. For some of us, watching the amazing feats of the world’s best swimmers, runners, gymnasts, and triathletes (to name just a handful of … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Celebrate World Grandparents Day this Weekend

Dear Angel, I just saw that the Pope named this Sunday, July 25, as World Grandparent’s Day. I’m not Catholic, but like the sentiment. What is the day all about and how can we celebrate? Thanks! Graham Pah --- Dear … [Read more...]

How Conservatorship Can Lead to Abuse — UVA Law Professor Weighs In

Q. There has been so much coverage in the news about Britney Spears and her court-enforced conservatorship, and now I’m confused about conservatorships in general. I thought conservatorships are for people with severe cognitive … [Read more...]

Healthy Mouth, Healthier Brain!

Most of us go to the dentist for our annual cleaning and checkup. When we are there, regardless of how our teeth look, we get asked the dreaded question about flossing our teeth. We don’t want to lie, but it doesn’t sound so good … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Teaching Grandchildren about Finances

Dear Oakley,   I’ve been thinking about gifting money to my grandchildren. Before I do so though, I’d like to teach them about financial responsibility. As a financial planner who works with seniors and their loved ones, … [Read more...]