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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.

Divorce After 50: Making Smart Choices About Your Divorce Property Settlement
3 days ago

Divorce After 50: Making Smart Choices About Your Divorce Property Settlement

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I have found that in many cases a divorcing couple becomes focused upon the division of assets without consideration to the cost of ownership and income tax issues, which can create a significant imbalance. Before you sign a Property Settlement Agreement…
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3 Reasons Becoming a Grandmother is the Best Feeling in the World
5 days ago

3 Reasons Becoming a Grandmother is the Best Feeling in the World

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Ask almost any woman about her new grandchild and she will light up all over, like a young woman in love. Grandmothers are invariably thrilled to bits. Perhaps that is all we need to know. We have become grandmothers and we love it…
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Remember These 8 Useful Tips When Donating After a Loved One Dies
1 week ago

Remember These 8 Useful Tips When Donating After a Loved One Dies

After a loved one dies and the funeral is over, you may think the worst is at an end. Then come the many practical matters: settling the estate, filing for life insurance benefits, transferring deeds and titles, and the often dreaded, and sometimes lengthy, task of…
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Why Is It so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home
2 weeks ago

Why Is It so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home

Any excitement I had for my son preparing to go 2700 miles away to college has been replaced by an aching, heavy heart. And because it’s such a big transition for both of us, I suggested he take his dog with him – a 14-pound Jack Russell with a big personality…
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Angry About Your Divorce After 50? Here’s What to Do
2 weeks ago

Angry About Your Divorce After 50? Here’s What to Do

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As you recover from your divorce and move on, there is one all-too-common emotion that causes way more headaches than you need. Anger. Being ticked off. The persistent rage that will not leave you but could jeopardize your future relationships…
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A Dog Is a Senior’s Best Friend
2 weeks ago

A Dog Is a Senior’s Best Friend

Our American bulldog, Mango died of cancer this week. In my moments of grief, I am writing this blog to honor her memory. Mango came into my life nine years ago when I was retired after my son had adopted her as a puppy and realized he could not keep…
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A Tribute to Mom – Writing a Legacy Letter for the Most Important Woman in Your Life
2 weeks ago

A Tribute to Mom – Writing a Legacy Letter for the Most Important Woman in Your Life

Does my mother know how much I still need her, even though I am 58 years old and a grandmother to boot? Maybe. But, just in case she doesn’t, guess what my mother is getting for Mother’s Day. Perfume? Flowers? More stuff? Heck no!
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Parenting Adult Children: How to Respond When Your Child Has a Problem
3 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. Sometimes knowing what to say to them, and how and when to say it…
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Preventing Your Midlife Crisis from Affecting Your Marriage
3 weeks ago

Preventing Your Midlife Crisis from Affecting Your Marriage

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You probably know a few couples who got divorced after being married for decades. Going through a midlife crisis can cause a marriage to dissolve. The midlife crisis itself can have a negative impact on the marriage or can make one of the spouses realize…
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6 Common Mistakes Women Make Concerning Divorce
3 weeks ago

6 Common Mistakes Women Make Concerning Divorce

Going through a separation and divorce is difficult no matter what stage it happens in your life. It might be even more traumatic if you had a long marriage. Below are some common mistakes women make concerning divorce…
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