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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.

4 years ago

Knives Out: How to Avoid Family Conflict or Worse This Holiday Season

The movie Knives Out hunts down the clues to the death of Harlan Thrombey, a renowned crime novelist, who invites his family to his mansion for his 85th birthday party. The next morning, he is found dead…

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4 years ago

Happy Holidays! 6 Ways to Stay Positive This Winter

The holidays can be hard on many of us, no matter our age.

As the years go by, there are a lot of reasons we can slip into being sad or lonely or depressed when the days get shorter and the temps start dipping. Read More

5 years ago

4 Ways to Reinvent Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Lifestyle

For many, the holidays are a time of tradition and ritual. At this time of year we often fall back on the celebration habits we have formed over time. Read on for ideas of how to reinvent holiday traditions in ways that serve you…

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5 years ago

Marriage After 60: I Love Two Men, with the Blessings of Both

Two months ago, I tied the knot again at age 71! Yes, Charlie and I walked down the aisle and exchanged wedding vows after being together in a loving relationship for eight years. Read More

5 years ago

Redesigning Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Life Now

Once upon a time, in a log cabin far, far away, snuggled into 15 pristine acres of Vermont, I used to host Thanksgiving events fit for a Hallmark snow globe… It smells of cinnamon and mulled wine…

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5 years ago

Want to Avoid the Holiday Letdown? Try Having a Conversation Around the Thanksgiving Table!

Tons of food, alcohol, politics, family… what could possibly go wrong during the holidays? Year after year, many of us still hope for that elusive, harmonious bonding holiday experience. Most of us leave disappointed…

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5 years ago

How to Keep Stress from Ruining Your Family Holiday Gathering

Whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Kwanza, or Christmas, the holidays will soon be upon us, spreading a message of peace and love around the world. It’s a truly uplifting and inspiring time of year…

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5 years ago

Practicing Mindfulness and Kindness with Your Grandchildren and Winnie the Pooh

Mindfulness is a state of full awareness, moment by moment, to all one’s experiences, without judgment or bias. Such awareness encompasses external perceptions as well as internal feelings, emotions, and thoughts. Read More

5 years ago

4 Ways to Thrive with a Retired Spouse

My husband is 10 years my senior. He has had two iterations of “retirement” so far and both had financial and emotional implications for us. His most recent shift has been out of a paid career to having more freedom with his time. Read More

5 years ago

Are Gray Divorces Becoming Too Trendy?

There has been much research done on the baby boomer population over the last several years. We do not need to wonder why. Until the Millennials were born, our generation was the largest…

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