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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.

What Can Our Dogs Teach Us About Positive Aging?
1 day ago

What Can Our Dogs Teach Us About Positive Aging?

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Life lessons come in all sizes, and often life’s teachers are from unlikely places. In particular, our animal friends, both domestic and wild, have a lot to teach us. Read More

Why Every Woman Over 60 Needs a Samurai Friend
2 days ago

Why Every Woman Over 60 Needs a Samurai Friend

“Samurai” friends give each other an active helping hand on the voyage down the river of life. They help each other to learn, grow and generally do better; and when things go wrong they help each other out of potholes and back on track. Read More

What Are the Latest Gadgets for Dogs and Cats? You May Be Surprised!
5 days ago

What Are the Latest Gadgets for Dogs and Cats? You May Be Surprised!

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Have you said no to having a pet despite really wanting one? Or do you turn down invitations to fun events to avoid leaving your furry friend alone at home too long? Read More

How Hospice Care Can Help Meet a Patient’s End of Life Wishes
5 days ago

How Hospice Care Can Help Meet a Patient’s End of Life Wishes

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Have you ever spent time with someone in their last days? Was it intimate, peaceful and special – or was it full of intrusive hospital equipment, harried nurses, physical pain and no chance to talk? Read More

13 Reasons to Sing with Your Grandchildren
6 days ago

13 Reasons to Sing with Your Grandchildren

My first grandchild, Leon Carter Rose, was born this past week. As many of you know, being a grandparent is just about the best thing ever. I know this to be true from only four days’ experience! Read More

Dogs for Seniors: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Get a New Best Friend
6 days ago

Dogs for Seniors: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Get a New Best Friend

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Does the thought of cuddling up with a blanket, a good book and a sweet pup snuggled at your feet simply warm your heart? Me too!

There’s nothing better than having the best companion dog by your side. It’s a fantastic idea! Read More

5 Things You Need to Know About Advance Directives
2 weeks ago

5 Things You Need to Know About Advance Directives

Marie’s son was distraught. He had told his mother he would have the doctors do everything they could – but now they were saying that they didn’t know how long she would be able to breathe on her own without the tube, nor did they know how long she might last if the machine continued to do most of the breathing for her. Read More

Understanding and Surviving the 7 Stages of Pet Loss Grief
2 weeks ago

Understanding and Surviving the 7 Stages of Pet Loss Grief

The stages of pet loss grief for some people over 60 are really no different than the experience of someone in their 20s.

However, if you are feeling a little raw or unsure with your emotions from the impending loss or the loss of your pet, keep in mind that what you are feeling is normal. Read More

Parenting Adult Children: How to Respond When Your Child Has a Problem
2 weeks ago

Parenting Adult Children: How to Respond When Your Child Has a Problem

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One of the most challenging and rewarding thresholds in life can be talking to your adult child when they come to you with a problem. This is it is a statement of love and trust. Read More

4 Tips for Building a Strong Relationship with Your Daughter-in-Law
3 weeks ago

4 Tips for Building a Strong Relationship with Your Daughter-in-Law

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Are you trying to improve your relationship with your daughter-in-law? Do you want to create a better understanding and reduce tension? If these are a few of the questions that frequently enter your mind, then read on for some answers. Read More