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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.

7 Things to Include When Creating a Pet Loss Memorial
3 months ago

7 Things to Include When Creating a Pet Loss Memorial

A memorial video can be a wonderful and moving way to pay lasting tribute to your pet. The realization your pet is no longer with you can be challenging and difficult.

In fact, you might even fear that your memory of them will fade away. Read More

Why Are Mature Women Living with Their Partners Rather Than Marrying?
4 months ago

Why Are Mature Women Living with Their Partners Rather Than Marrying?

According to a recent Pew Research Center report, the number of people age 50 and older who live together with their unmarried partner shot up by 75% between 2007 and 2016. That’s 4 million mature adults who live together compared to 2.3 million a decade ago. Read More

How Emotional Intimacy Adds Meaning to Your Relationships After 60
4 months ago

How Emotional Intimacy Adds Meaning to Your Relationships After 60

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What is the key to a meaningful relationship? Not just the one you have with your husband, lover, or partner, but any relationship. As we get older, our life journey becomes shorter and time becomes more precious. The answer to that question becomes more urgent. It is more sought after, and often more difficult to achieve. Read More

Surviving a Divorce After 50 Teaches Some Surprisingly Positive Lessons
4 months ago

Surviving a Divorce After 50 Teaches Some Surprisingly Positive Lessons

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Divorce for women over 50 gets a bad rap. We have this cultural conditioning where we tend to see a divorced woman left with nothing. She has nowhere to turn and having no clue what to do with the rest of her life. Read More

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?
4 months ago

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?

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We do our imperfect best. From the moment we push them naked and helpless from our bodies, they’re ours to nurture, protect, and love. They come without instructions and each one is so uniquely different that a single guidebook would never suffice. Read More

Don’t Miss Out on the Gift of Grandparenting
4 months ago

Don’t Miss Out on the Gift of Grandparenting

I call grandparenting a gift because after years of raising a child, now you have another chance to experience the magic of a baby’s first smile, watching them rolling over, and experiencing all the various stages and steps…
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Becoming Grandma Can Change Your Life
4 months ago

Becoming Grandma Can Change Your Life

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Are you a grandmother? Does that give you absolute joy or considerable worry? Or perhaps both? Read More

Writing a Letter to Your Deceased Spouse – How and Why Would You Do It?
4 months ago

Writing a Letter to Your Deceased Spouse – How and Why Would You Do It?

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The Covid pandemic and required quarantine have been tough on all of us, there is no question. But I dare say they has been particularly hard on those of us who have been widowed – whether recently or not – and are spending…
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What to Do So Your Inheritance Does Not End Up in the Hands of the Other Woman
5 months ago

What to Do So Your Inheritance Does Not End Up in the Hands of the Other Woman

“Money does not change people, it unmasks them.” – Henry Ford. Most people do not enter a marriage with the idea of ending it. But almost half of marriages do end. Dennis and Meghan were married for almost 20 years and had two teens…

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Irritable Male Syndrome and Other Changes in Relationships As We Age
5 months ago

Irritable Male Syndrome and Other Changes in Relationships As We Age

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Just between you and me, I’ve secretly been worried that my significant other and I will get on each other’s nerves after I retire. I wasn’t planning on sharing this with anyone until last week. Read More