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

October 25, 2018

Dear readers,

Each October, I write an anniversary column to reflect what I have learned from readers during this past year. It’s now been 17 years and almost 850 columns. Before sharing what I have learned, I thought it would be a good time to let you know the backstor...

October 11, 2018

Q.  I am a real estate appraiser and recently married a retired man who also is widowed. I plan to continue working and do much of my work at home. Any tips on how to manage this working-woman and retired-man relationship? J.F.

Dear J.F.

Consider yourself a pioneer....

October 4, 2018

Q. Recently two of my friends in their late 70’s fell outside their home – one on a waxed floor at a theater; the other tripping over the cement barriers in a parking lot – at night. One suffered a concussion; the other a broken wrist. I know the basics of how to preve...

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