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Our grandchildren and other family members are so important. Whether you are in a happy marriage or going through a divorce after 60, we can help! Let’s talk about how to get the most from your family relationships after 60.

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!
3 days ago

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!

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If you divorced in your 50s or 60s, you’re familiar with that feeling. Some of us know it all too well, both during divorce and afterwards. Read More

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging
3 days ago

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging

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With the arrival of September, it’s not hard to let the mind wander to visions of fall – cozy fires, pumpkin spice, the jittery excitement of the holidays right around the corner. Read More

Getting on With the In-laws
2 weeks ago

Getting on With the In-laws

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Do you get on with – or even like – your in-laws? All of them? Really? If so, you are a lucky person indeed! Read More

Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?
2 weeks ago

Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?

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If we haven’t already, we need to make sure we’ve had “the talk” with our children by the time we reach retirement. This does not refer to the infamous sex talk we have with our children during their pre-teen stage, but about our end of life planning and final wishes. Both talks can be difficult, but for different reasons. Read More

Spice up the Season! 4 Fall Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family
2 weeks ago

Spice up the Season! 4 Fall Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family

Fall is finally here! Well, we may have a few weeks until the official season change, but the crisp, fresh air, the already fallen leaves and my hankering for pumpkin everything all suggest that Fall has unofficially arrived. Read More

How Much Parenting of Adult Children Is Too Much?
3 weeks ago

How Much Parenting of Adult Children Is Too Much?

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“How’s everything?” I innocently asked someone whom I hadn’t seen in a long time. She immediately said everything was fine. She added that one child was entering high school and the other starting his senior year in high school so things were stressful. Read More

Solving the Inheritance Dilemma: How to Determine Who Gets the Family Treasures
3 weeks ago

Solving the Inheritance Dilemma: How to Determine Who Gets the Family Treasures

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Who gets grandma’s yellow pie plate?

At first glance, this seems like such an innocuous query. However, the possible answers to such questions are sparking small inter-and-intra-generational conflicts all over the country. Read More

11 Ways to Heal from Adult Child Estrangement
3 weeks ago

11 Ways to Heal from Adult Child Estrangement

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Your heart has been pierced. You have experienced estrangement from a child you thought you would always be close to. It is a devastation you never thought you would experience. Read More

Dealing with a Death? Here’s How Funerals Can Bring Support and Healing
3 weeks ago

Dealing with a Death? Here’s How Funerals Can Bring Support and Healing

One of my cherished friends died this week at the young age of 69. One day, she was healthy as a horse and the next day she had cancer and was in pain. The pain continued over the next nearly year and a half, no matter what treatment she received. Read More

5 Things to Put in Your Grandchildren’s “Back-to-School” Backpack
1 month ago

5 Things to Put in Your Grandchildren’s “Back-to-School” Backpack

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The new school year is just around the corner, and parents and grandparents are already working hard to ensure a smooth start for their offspring. New purchases, home rearrangements, schedule updates, all those preparatory activities are happening now. Read More