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

June 22, 2018

Dear readers,

I recently returned from a trip to Paris where I had the opportunity to spend time with my colleague Moira Allan, co-founder with Jan Hively of the Pass it On global network. It’s made up of older adults who believe the work of elders is to “pass it on” –...

June 14, 2018

Q. I recently retired as president of my manufacturing company. After developing a five-year transition plan, my son took my place and suggested it was no longer necessary for me to go to the office. I am now the CEO with little or no portfolio. I used to watch with en...

June 10, 2018

Q.  I am a senior citizen having trouble sleeping, which is new for me. My older friends are complaining of the same thing. Why is this happening and what do you recommend? B.E.

Dear B.E.

Clearly, you are not alone. We are facing a national sleep crisis, accord...

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