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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.

Why Do Our Grandchildren Grow Up So Quickly?
1 month ago

Why Do Our Grandchildren Grow Up So Quickly?

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We all know that our sense of time changes as we grow older – with everything speeding up at an alarming rate. One of the most notable markers of this is the age of our children – and even more so – our grandchildren. Read More

Losing a Pet After 60 is Especially Hard. Here’s How to Recover
2 months ago

Losing a Pet After 60 is Especially Hard. Here’s How to Recover

As a woman over 60, having a pet in your life can give you boundless love and happiness. You probably don’t need anyone telling you that the love you have for your pet is amazing. Read More

4 Tips for Managing the Difficult Conversations that We Face After 60
2 months ago

4 Tips for Managing the Difficult Conversations that We Face After 60

Whether we need to tell our adult children that we’ve started dating, or our best friend confides in us that she has been diagnosed with cancer, we often find ourselves in the midst of a difficult conversation. Read More

Mourning in Maturity: Going Beyond “Closure” After Losing a Loved One
2 months ago

Mourning in Maturity: Going Beyond “Closure” After Losing a Loved One

We’ve reached a stage in life where death is closer to us than it ever was – death of parents, friends, siblings, associates. When it happens, we are often given advice to obtain “closure,” defined as a sense of finality…
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3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50
2 months ago

3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50

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After divorce, are you making this happiness mistake? Let me explain.

A while ago, I was laid off from a 9-5 job and I started to panic. As I started to assemble a resume and apply for new jobs, a voice in the back of my head kept chiming in: “I will be happy again once I am in a new job. Once I get that first pay check, I know I’ll smile and feel better about everything.”
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Finding Cherished Memories Through Nostalgic Music
2 months ago

Finding Cherished Memories Through Nostalgic Music

My mom died when I was 35 years old. She was only 58. She’s been gone a long time now and sadly, memories do have a way of fading. Here’s one memory I do have. And it comes to me whenever I hear a certain song. Read More

How the 5 Senses Can Help Loved Ones Living with Dementia
2 months ago

How the 5 Senses Can Help Loved Ones Living with Dementia

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Our memories mean so much to us. They provide us with a sense of self and stand as a reminder of the journey we have taken in this life. And the memories we share with the people closest to us become an intricate piece of our identity. Read More

Living Where You Love vs. Living Near the Grandkids in Retirement
2 months ago

Living Where You Love vs. Living Near the Grandkids in Retirement

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Recently, Judy, my wife of 44 years, and I experienced a difficult family situation probably best captured by a rephrasing of the oft-repeated lines from the popular song by the British band The Clash – Should we stay or should we go? Read More

3 Things to Consider When Choosing Assisted Living vs. In-Home Care
2 months ago

3 Things to Consider When Choosing Assisted Living vs. In-Home Care

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Deciding between assisted living and in-home care is a tough choice.

When your parent or spouse needs assistance in their daily life, the first thing to do is understand the situation and create a realistic plan to help them live safely and comfortably. Read More

How to Have a Happy Marriage, According to Helen Mirren
2 months ago

How to Have a Happy Marriage, According to Helen Mirren

As we reach our 60s, many women feel a certain amount of tension between our need for intimacy and our desire for independence. This is true whether we are single or in a relationship. Read More