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Los Altos resident Dave Bridges has had a lifelong fascination with airplanes, from building model planes in high school into retirement – including the radio-controlled variety – to becoming a flight instructor in the U.S. Army Air Corps, to a 37-year career flying for Pan American World Ai…

If you have children, they are likely at the center of your attention as well as the primary or exclusive beneficiaries of your estate. If you have responsible children who are both willing and able to participate, I urge you to consider the advantages of involving them in your estate, tax a…

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Mature and aging skin is really not related to our actual age; rather, it has much to do with our lifestyle choices, habits and environmental influences. Mature and aging skin can lack luminosity and firmness. It can appear dry and dull with deep wrinkles, pigmentation and age spots.

Aging is a wonderful thing. In addition to beating the alternatives, it raises a number of challenges and opportunities about where you will live as you age.

Most members of this community have established a revocable living trust. It is fundamental, something of a necessity because of the many benefits. But is your trust right for you?

For BridgePoint at Los Altos resident and centenarian Dr. Paul Makler Sr., healing the body and nurturing the mind have been the guiding principles of his life. Along the way, he found time to represent the United States in the 1952 Olympics in fencing.

No one could have foreseen the changes in our daily lives brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although nothing is as it was, there are many ways to find joy, connect with loved ones and remain upbeat. Following are a few of the Aware Senior Care team’s favorites.

Long-term care is one of those head-in-the-sand issues we all must confront as we age. It should come as no surprise that 70% of people over age 65 will need some form of long-term care support. Yet few prepare.

The impact of COVID-19 on teaching extends well beyond families with school-age offspring. Seniors pursuing lifelong learning are also deserting classrooms typically used for evening courses.

Virginia “Ginny” Morgan, a member of the Parc Regent retirement community in Los Altos, celebrated a major milestone June 27: her 100th birthday. Morgan attended a birthday party luncheon at her daughter Madeleine Fackler’s home and was surprised by a singing telegram.