Family disputes over personal belongings don’t have to happen. We share two expert’s opinions about how to prevent sticky situations arising around who gets what personal items.
Archive | Retirement
Take Stock and Stay Calm
The U.S. stock market’s recent volatility seems significant, and yet, according to Eugene financial planners, the correction is right in line and completely normal. Experts share their advice for riding it out.
Wills, Trusts and Big Decisions
Wills and revocable living trusts are both common terms in estate planning. Both apply to distributing assets, but the two documents, although they are sometimes related, serve very different purposes.
Spend a Day (or More) in Oakridge
Oakridge has had to reinvent itself in creative ways. It has done so, and now, whether you call this town the “Mountain Biking Capital of the Northwest,” “Hiking Heaven” or the “Land of Endless Views,” there’s tons of fun to be had by anyone.
Acting as Therapy
Linda Burden-Williams played rock and roll music in the 1970s, then through acting found a safe place to express herself in deeper, richer ways than playing music allowed. She’s been an acting and camera coach for three decades now.
Timothy Patrick: A Singer for all Ages
Timothy Patrick, a tall, lean and youthful-looking 62 year-old musician, has found a niche in playing primarily for boomers and seniors in retirement homes and assisted living centers.
Add Color & Flavor with Peppers
Peppers of any kind—whether you like the world’s tiniest and hottest or the crunchy, sweet ones—are a great addition to your garden. In the Willamette Valley’s fairly short growing season, however, peppers take some advance planning and care to grow successfully.
A Champion for Her Cause
Becky Sisley, 76, is a yellow streak, dressed head to toe in Duck colors. Throughout her decades at Oregon she’s been a teacher, coach, women’s athletic director and head of Physical Education Undergraduate Studies.
Decades of Experience
Each decade of Tony Losco’s 81 years has brought with it a lifetime of experiences, from his upbringing in a traditional Italian family in 1930s New Jersey to facing a court martial in the 1950s to a non-profit video production company he set up in his retirement.
Third Generation Hair Stylist With Vintage Style of Her Own
Most modern stylists won’t know how to do a shampoo set or victory rolls. Third-generation stylist Dawn Baby, in Eugene, however, will get right to work and look the part in a 1940s or ’50s dress with her own hair in a vintage style to boot.