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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Moving On Oct 09, 2017

Q: When I was growing up, my dream was to find a loving husband and start my own family. I was lucky to find a wonderful man and have two children with him, and we had a fulfilling life together. Now, my husband has passed and our children are raisi... Read More

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Decluttering Oct 02, 2017

Q: Two years after my wife's death, I'm still grieving. During this time, I've isolated myself and spent a lot of time at home alone but haven't felt up to maintaining my house. I wiggle between rooms piled with papers, tax receipts and other items. ... Read More

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Information Overload Sep 25, 2017

Q: In today's highly stressful world, it seems like everything is changing too quickly to keep up, but everybody always seems to have a strong opinion in any given conversation. While others seem to have definite viewpoints about everything, I find i... Read More