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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.

Our Grandkids Are Learning at Light Speed… Maybe They Can Teach Us a Thing or Two!
2 days ago

Our Grandkids Are Learning at Light Speed… Maybe They Can Teach Us a Thing or Two!

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Could you map read at three? I certainly couldn’t. These days children can. Are they a generation of geniuses or were we all rather stupid? Read More

When it Comes to End of Life Care, Don’t Fall for Magical Thinking!
2 days ago

When it Comes to End of Life Care, Don’t Fall for Magical Thinking!

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You may not think you’re susceptible to magical thinking, but don’t discount the possibility that it will make its presence felt when you least expect it. Read More

What is a Pet Trust and How Can it Protect Your Furry Friend?
3 days ago

What is a Pet Trust and How Can it Protect Your Furry Friend?

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As I write this, my big black cat Ilsa is stretched out on my desk, snoozing on top of my calendar organizer. Her little sister Yvonne stares intently out the window at the enticing birdies she can’t reach and kill. Such a blessing, our pets. Read More

6 Ways to Show Your Support When a Friend Gets Sick
6 days ago

6 Ways to Show Your Support When a Friend Gets Sick

Lately, it seems that every week I learn more of my friends are waiting for test results or battling some debilitating illness. The older I get, the more frequently it happens. Are you encountering this? How do you help your friends and protect your own health and happiness? Read More

Divorce After 50: How to Kick Your Loneliness to the Curb
1 week ago

Divorce After 50: How to Kick Your Loneliness to the Curb

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When you are recovering from divorce after a long-term marriage, loneliness is definitely an obstacle that keeps you from moving on. We get stuck in this mindset because it makes us feel like we have nobody in the world. Read More

Why I’m Remembering My Mom with Gratitude This Mother’s Day
1 week ago

Why I’m Remembering My Mom with Gratitude This Mother’s Day

As I turn 65 this year, my mother has been gone for 17 years. Yet, I still feel her presence in my life in many ways. Also, as time passes, I come to have more appreciation for her and a better understanding of her ways. Read More

When Alzheimer’s Comes Knocking: The Journey into Alz World
2 weeks ago

When Alzheimer’s Comes Knocking: The Journey into Alz World

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My husband, Bob, first stated showing signs of Alzheimer’s disease in the year 2000 when I almost died of a strangulated intestine. That trauma changed our lives forever. Read More

5 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Recover from Losing a Pet
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Recover from Losing a Pet

There are many ways that you can support your grandchild with pet loss. Your grandchild may look to you to help them through their feelings of grief and mourning, to help them understand that death is normal. Read More

Kind Cooking: The Art of Preparing Food for Sick People
3 weeks ago

Kind Cooking: The Art of Preparing Food for Sick People

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Are you one of the many people who are looking after someone who is very ill? Perhaps a spouse, sibling, parent or friend? As you well know, it is a highly tiring and difficult task, however much it is undertaken with love.

You may be overloaded with advice, but I’d like to add a few thoughts about food. Read More

5 Ways We Lose Confidence in a Divorce After 50
3 weeks ago

5 Ways We Lose Confidence in a Divorce After 50

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When you go through a divorce, it is quite possible that you will experience a crisis of confidence. I did. I wondered how I was going to deal with it all: the emotions, the financial realities, the effect that the divorce would have on my children. Was I up to it? Would I be able to do it? Read More