About Doug Mayberry

Doug Mayberry

Doug Mayberry

Doug Mayberry was raised in Oklahoma and infected by newspaper ink while delivering newspapers as a young boy. He studied journalism in college and edited the Oklahoma Newspaper Association's magazine. He served two years in the U.S. Air Force and then began his civilian career as the manager of a small California newspaper and later newspaper owner.

For more than 35 years he was a salesman for the Los Angeles Times Syndicate. He now lives in a senior community of nearly 2,500 active adults, where he is considering taking up golf. In his column, "Dear Doug ," he answers readers' questions and offers advice and options regarding seniors' health, wealth and personal relationships.

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Shared Treasures Dec 17, 2018

Q: My husband and I are retiring and moving to a retirement community in Arizona as soon as we find a buyer for our current home. We have three grown and happily married children living nearby. Because we're downsizing, we were initially excited to s... Read More

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Remarriage and Finances Dec 10, 2018

Q: Our mother passed away four years ago, and our dad has been slowly getting over it. He has been blessed to have many friends in his retirement community to comfort him, and it looks like he found someone special. He's been dating a family friend w... Read More

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Becoming a Grandparent Dec 03, 2018

Q: Two years ago, our only son married a woman with a son of her own. He had never been married before but was happy to join their family. Our daughter-in-law recently changed jobs and has very different hours that make the workweek more difficult. T... Read More