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Recently, while I was at a family celebration, several people mentioned memory concerns to me. Some were older adults concerned about the memory of their spouses. Some were adult children concerned about the memory of their parents. And a few were

Warning! Do NOT bring up sensitive eldercare topics (like giving up the car keys and moving out of the family home) during family holiday visits. Without proper preparation, parents, siblings, relatives, and friends of your parents can and will turn

I have been writing about growing older. The process of sitting down and thinking about what I have been learning has taken me to places in my own awareness that I didn’t know existed. Strangely, I‘ve been learning from some

Background After seven years of marriage, Heather and Cameron Von St. James decided that it was time for them to extend their family. It was time for a baby! The two could not be more excited about this new journey in

The following are a number of questions to be used as a working outline in maneuvering through these scenarios. Each requires input and shared conversation with a guide or mentor to monitor and direct the conversations and the powerful emotions they

“I feel so old.” “You look so young.” “ I can’t do that anymore, I am old now.” “She was much younger than I expected.” “Oh boy I am getting old.” I dare you to say what you mean by ‘young’

My personal passion is the flying trapeze. Yes, like in the circus. I jump from a platform, swing through the air only to let go and be caught by the catcher and then launched back to catch that same bar

Fidelity Investments released their third survey “Family and Finance” in June 2016. They interviewed families with a parent over age 55 and having an adult child over age 25. The key findings are very interesting. What parents want and what their

Good for you. You were brave enough to get tested, and your courage will pay off bigtime. Not only will you be able to stay in control of your decision-making process, you will also be minimizing risk of accidents to

Getting older isn’t a choice, but slowing down the process is. Here are some tips to keep you feeling young. EAT HEALTHY Rummage through your storage bins for those bell-bottom jeans from high school because eating well may save you time on

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