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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Implant Care Sep 24, 2018

Q: My father has lost almost all of his teeth — but luckily for him, he got dental implants to replace them. No need for uncomfortable dentures. The problem is that he now seems to be making all of the same mistakes that led to his teeth proble... Read More

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Too Many Pills Sep 17, 2018

Q: This week, I found out that I had a skin infection and went to the doctor. He prescribed me an antibiotic. My infection cleared up, but I still have a few pills left in the bottle. I don't like the side effects and think I'm OK to stop taking them... Read More

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Changing Health Trends Sep 10, 2018

Q: I've been hearing for years that red wine is good for your heart, but my daughter has been getting on me about not drinking. She is very interested in health food and always has advice for everyone around her about how they should change their liv... Read More