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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College Advising Dec 18, 2017

Q: Our granddaughter is a high school junior who's academically bright and trying to decide which college she should attend. She's asked for our advice to help her choose. We can help with her tuition and expenses but don't know what specific advice ... Read More

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50 Years and Going Dec 11, 2017

Q: My wife and I are planning to celebrate our 50th anniversary in March with all of our friends and family. To show my wife how much I love her, I've been trying to devise some special little way that I can surprise her. I'm writing a short speech n... Read More

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Marriage Mediation Dec 04, 2017

Q: My daughter and her husband have been having a lot of problems in their relationship recently. They are always fighting and don't seem to be able to get along. My wife and I had a very contentious relationship ourselves, but we stuck together unti... Read More