Humor Therapy for the Elderly
By Dr. Marion Somers
My 76-year-old father used to laugh all the time, but ever since he started having problems with his health, he stopped smiling and laughing. How can I get him laughing again?
– Craig in Texas
I use a concept called “humor [...]
By Christine Crosby – Editorial Director for GRAND Magazine
Grandma Has Wings is an adventure that begins while six little girls are visiting their Grandma. Each has a special name for her. “I call her Gram Cracker.” “I call her Granny.” “I call her Gram-Gram.” “I call her Nana, ‘cuz I can’t say my “M” [...]
As sure as Lassie always found a way to save the day and Perry Mason almost never lost a case, you and all your baby-boomer friends are just as cool now as you were when those legendary TV shows were in their heyday. So no matter how you may look to the outside world, [...]
Submitted by Ann Schmidt, Bethesda, MD
A woman in a supermarket is following a grandfather and his badly behaved 3-year-old grandson. It’s obvious to her that he has his hands full with the child screaming for candy in the candy aisle, cookies in the cookie aisle and for fruit, cereal and soda in the other [...]
GRAND Magazine Editor’s Note: This looks like a fun show to watch to see how grandparent seniors and adult grandchild aged juniors get along when living together.
Ever look at young people today and think, we are way too different to see eye to eye? You’re not the only one. A new reality show called [...]
Submitted by Anne Schmidt, Bethesda, Maryland
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