Successful Aging

A weekly syndicated newspaper column by Helen Dennis

After 18 years and more than 875 columns, Helen continues to delight readers with her Successful Aging column for the Southern California News Group.  The syndicated column reaches more than 1.6 million readers weekly.


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Successful Aging appears

in the following newspapers:

The Los Angeles Daily News

The Daily Breeze

Pasadena Star News

Long Beach Press Telegram

Whittier Daily News

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Santa Barbara Sun

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Orange County Register

Redlands Daily Facts

Press Enterprise

January 20, 2018

Dear readers,

Last week, 68-year-old T.B. expressed his frustration at having less energy and that his doctor attributed it to aging. He wanted to know what the problem was. Assuming that the fatigue is not due to a medical problem, which should be checked out by a doct...

January 15, 2018

Q.  I am a 68-year old man who has been physically active all of my life. I was a top athlete in high school, have been active hunting and fishing, raised and trained horses and for the last six years was active harvesting, cutting and splitting and stacking firewood –...

January 7, 2018

Q:  My father is 88 and has a girlfriend of the same age.  I am concerned that he is no longer able to shop, prepare meals, clean his house and more.

He still drives, is independent and strong willed. His girlfriend is not a big help given her own health conditions...

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