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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 Do Our Adult Children Owe Us in the Pandemic?
1 month ago

What Do Our Adult Children Owe Us in the Pandemic?

When I was writing my book, Parents of Adult Children: You Are Not Alone, I found that the major source of discontent – on both sides of the generational divide – was the disparity between the parents’ expectations…
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Give Yourself a Legacy Gift by Repurposing Meaningful Jewelry
1 month ago

Give Yourself a Legacy Gift by Repurposing Meaningful Jewelry

After my husband died, I continued to wear my diamond ring on my left hand for almost a year. Then I shifted it to the right hand where I wore it for many more months. I kept moving it back and forth – left hand for a few days…
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End of Life Planning is for Everyone: 5 Ways to Save Money on Death Care Costs
1 month ago

End of Life Planning is for Everyone: 5 Ways to Save Money on Death Care Costs

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Despite great advances in medical care, humans still have a 100% mortality rate. Yet fewer than 30% of adults do any end-of-life planning: wills or trusts, advance medical directives and pre-need funeral planning…
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How Losing a Sibling Changed My Life Forever
1 month ago

How Losing a Sibling Changed My Life Forever

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If you live to be over 60, loss is inevitable. I anticipated the loss of my parents, knowing the day was looming when they would pass on as part of the natural order of life. What I didn’t prepare for was losing my sister, Linda…
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How Storytelling Can Bring Families Together During the Holidays
1 month ago

How Storytelling Can Bring Families Together During the Holidays

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Like many others this year, my husband and I will not be traveling across the country to celebrate the holidays with our family. Instead, our plan is to have a small gathering of family members who live nearby, whom we’ve been…
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The Art of Taking and Sharing Photos as a New Grandma
1 month ago

The Art of Taking and Sharing Photos as a New Grandma

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So, you have become a grandmother! It is a time of excitement, love and warmth – and you are eager to share this with your friends. What better way than via pictures of the new baby? It is so easy these days…
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Thinking About Getting Married After 60? I Have Good News and Bad News
1 month ago

Thinking About Getting Married After 60? I Have Good News and Bad News

Over 50 and unmarried? You might be divorced, widowed, or perhaps never married. You likely at least have given marriage some serious thought. But… don’t most of them fail? Not so. You may have read that about half of marriages…
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How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce
2 months ago

How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce

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The end of a marriage, or any other relationship, when we are in our 50s forces us to deal with a whole slew of issues we were not expecting at this time in our lives. These include learning how to be single, possibly living on a reduced income…
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14 Top Family Christmas Gifts
2 months ago

14 Top Family Christmas Gifts

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Are you looking for gift ideas to offer a whole family? That can be quite challenging because each family member has different tastes and hobbies. Your children and grandchildren certainly all have different interests, right?
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How to Connect with Young Grandchildren During the Covid Winter
2 months ago

How to Connect with Young Grandchildren During the Covid Winter

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As winter looms, many of us who’ve been able to socially distance with grandchildren outside are now grieving for the near future when the weather will prevent even that abbreviated interaction with our beloved progeny…
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