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Who are the Men You Admire and Appreciate?

Male role models are abundant, aren’t they? A couple that come to mind include John Wayne and Clint Eastwood. Not so sure about the politicians and athletes of today qualifying as role models, but I

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Can You Get a New View of Aging?

I’m sure you have heard statements about 70 being the “new 50” and all the things that boomers are STILL doing at their “advanced” ages. I know I have. But it brings up a very fundamental question

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Thanks, Mom, for Your Love and Support

George Washington once said, “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother, I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received

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What’s the BEST Gift for Your Aging Loved Ones? (It starts with a C)

There’s always a gift-giving occasion right around the corner. It could be a birthday, Mother’s Day, Christmas or just an I love you, Mom, kind of day, when you feel the need to give something –

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Who Are the Women That Influenced Your Life?

What – or really, who – do you think of when someone asks about the women who you have admired or greatly respected in your life? Do you immediately think of the celebrities like actresses and singers

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2 Things to Think About When You Talk to Your Aging Parents

For some reason lately I have heard a spate of statements like: “She won’t listen to me.” “He’s so stubborn. Even if it makes his life better – and healthier – he still won’t do what I

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They’re Getting Old, How Can I Get Them to Listen to Me?

I recently read a statistic that took me by surprise: While only 25% of the aging parents surveyed report that they are stressed because of their adult children, nearly twice as many adult children report

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What’s the Reason You Keep Secrets from Your Kids?

Recently my 79-year-old neighbor, Grace, was sitting in my kitchen for coffee and a chat. I was a little startled when she leaned in, grinned, and said, “I’m taking tango lessons and none of my kids

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Your Mom Really Is Lucky that You Care

There’s an old Irish blessing that goes, “May good luck be your friend in whatever you do and may trouble be always a stranger to you.” It’s always a blessing when your mother is fortunate to live

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5 Caregiver Stress Busters

While caregiving can be rewarding, the demands of caregiving can be overwhelming and stressful. You have many responsibilities – at work, at home and in caring for your aging parents. Balancing your

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