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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.

Kind Cooking: The Art of Preparing Food for Sick People
2 months 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
2 months 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

The Fascinating Evolution of the Mother Daughter Relationship Over 6 Decades and More
2 months ago

The Fascinating Evolution of the Mother Daughter Relationship Over 6 Decades and More

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Motherhood in America is based on a myth. We are taught to believe that we can parent perfectly when we can’t. The myth also says that we parent better than our parents and that we can change the pattern for future generations. Read More

Feeling Unappreciated as a Caregiver? Here Are 11 Ways to Cope
2 months ago

Feeling Unappreciated as a Caregiver? Here Are 11 Ways to Cope

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A caregiver’s sacrifice often goes unappreciated. Feeling unappreciated when you do so much to care for your older adult is a common issue in caregiving. Not feeling valued increases resentment and stress, eventually leading to burnout. Read More

6 Essential Steps to Maintaining a Happy Marriage After 60
2 months ago

6 Essential Steps to Maintaining a Happy Marriage After 60

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Do you have a happy marriage? Over years as a relationship coach and counsellor, I am sharing my experience to help you bring your marriage back to what you dreamed it would be when you first met.

I will offer some very practical and specific ways to take action and experience positive change in your marriage.
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4 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safe for Your Grandkids
2 months ago

4 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safe for Your Grandkids

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In retrospect, it was some of our scariest minutes as parents of a then three-year-old.

The experience began innocently enough when my wife Judy, our son Michael, and I visited my mother’s house on a warm spring day in 1976. Read More

Want to Avoid Daugher-in-Law Problems? Let Go to Hold on!
2 months ago

Want to Avoid Daugher-in-Law Problems? Let Go to Hold on!

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If a mother-in-law has trust and faith in her son, it should give her the confidence to let go and let her son live his own life. She can learn to play a different role and find new interests to occupy her new found time. Read More

What Can Our Dogs Teach Us About Positive Aging?
2 months 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 months 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!
2 months 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