Former Los Altos Hills resident Jeanette Puorro celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 2 and 3 at the San Jose home of her son, Mark. Thirty-one members of her family attended the party, including children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Jean had an estate valued at approximately $2 million. The trust indicated that half would go to Rob, her nephew, and half to her favorite charity. She chose her nephew as her successor trustee. She trusted Rob to properly administer her estate after her death.
There is a revered herbal blend in the Middle East that is not only versatile in seasoning a variety of foods, but also is touted as a healing remedy. Arab mothers give this herbal blend to their children before school, for both mental acuity and an immunity boost. Many seniors who live in t…
Los Altos native Vice Admiral Andrew Lewis retired from the U.S. Navy Oct. 1.
An informal group of retired Silicon Valley professionals who reside at BridgePoint at Los Altos senior living community have been meeting since 2015 to discuss ways to increase access to renewable energy in the face of global warming.
Los Altos Hills resident Scott Vanderlip, president of Slow Food South Bay, said the group’s mission is to “promote good, clean, fair food for all.”
Education never ends at The Terraces at Los Altos, thanks to a unique partnership with graduate students from nearby Stanford University.
In our sophisticated community, virtually everyone understands the need for a revocable living trust as the core element of an estate plan.
Avenidas is scheduled to honor the recipients of its 33rd Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement awards 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 26 online.
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…
The Mountain View Senior Center began a limited reopening July 12, with more programs set to be added soon.
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.
Despite being drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II and losing both his first and second wives to cancer, longtime Los Altos resident Don Ostrus, who turned 100 years old in April, may be the most optimistic man you’ll ever meet.
Many seniors would like to pursue art as a hobby, but they may not know quite where to begin.
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.