Trustees: Before Acting, First Call

“My husband wanted me to call. We’re selling dad’s house, and we just wanted to confirm that there is no personal liability for my sister Nancy and me as trustees in listing the place.” This question was posed by the daughter of a longtime client who had recently passed away after naming his daughters as […]

Hungry Heart

It’s not what you eat, it’s what’s eating you,” says Sara. Sara is a Hungry Heart success story; walking proof that every problem starts and ends with the heart. She had been a serial dieter for years, constantly losing and regaining weight. It wasn’t until she started The Hungry Heart program that she got down […]

Who Will Raise My Child?

Most people read the newspaper or watch the news on television every day and see story after story of tragedies that leave young children with no parents. We then ask ourselves, “What’s going to happen to those poor kids?” but very few know the answer to that question. When a parent dies, normally the other […]

You Grow, Pro

If you’re a business owner – whether you’re a small fish or big fish – you can’t escape the growing importance of online marketing. Neither could Dave Greek when he was running one of Orange County’s most productive mortgage companies prior to the atomic bomb now commonly known as the housing crisis. With a degree […]

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Have You Thought About the Next 15 Years of Your Life?

Would you like to stay in your home as long as possible? Though we may not like to think about it, we all know that our bodies and our abilities will change as we age. “The aging process can be gradual for some, however others can move quickly from independent living to a cane to […]

Partners in Distinction at Orange Coast Memorial

The Orange Coast Memorial Foundation has launched a new program to connect with local businesses. Partners in Distinction is a unique opportunity for local businesses to foster a meaningful commitment to quality health care for our community. Your participation in this program, in collaboration with your colleagues, enables health care professionals at Orange Coast Memorial […]

Emergency planning for seniors and their caregivers

Limited mobility and medical conditions can make seniors particularly vulnerable during natural disasters.Just consider some of the stories that emerged after November’s Hurricane Sandy and how seniors were dealt an especially hard blow.Many were trapped without power and water for days in high-rise buildings. Some took daring steps to escape rising water. Others drowned in […]

Destination: San Francisco

Although a weekend may not seem like enough elsewhere, it’s plenty of time to explore the highlights of San Francisco and come away with a taste of the many culinary adventures, recreational activities and cultural attractions that abound. At about six miles square, it’s easy to traverse the city in a day (see sidebar for […]

Scott E. West, DDS

Did you know you could sleep your way to a better life? That’s exactly what Scott E. West, DDS, helps his patients do. Specializing in snoring, sleep apnea and CPAP intolerance, Dr. West has been the premier expert for treating sleep problems with highly customized treatments, designed exclusively on a case-by-case basis. “We don’t have […]