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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Remarriage Advice Jun 18, 2018

Q: Our grandson is 36 years old and has been divorced for a little under five years. He has full custody of his two young children. After dealing with the divorce, he recently got back into the dating scene and found a woman about eight months ago. N... Read More

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Broader Horizons Jun 11, 2018

Q: We've always planned on taking our grandson on a trip so that he can explore the world and we can spend some time with him. Now that he's 13, we think it's time. We brought the subject up to him and offered to take him to Europe this summer. His p... Read More

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Structured Trusts Jun 04, 2018

Q: My son has a big heart and brightens the day of everyone he meets. Unfortunately, he doesn't have any financial sense to speak of. He spends money without any consideration of planning for the future. I will be leaving behind a modest trust for hi... Read More