By Chloe JonPaul
New census data reveals that 4.9 M children under the age of 18 live in grandparent-headed households. If you are one of those grandparents, you may want to consider these tips as part of your action plan to promote good behavior and cooperation with your grandchild.
When a child/teen-ager misbehaves, [...]
Believe it or not, some grandparents may have the mistaken notion that a good sex life is behind them. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Why “stay sexy” as we age? Because sexual activity is good for you. Pure and simple. Sexual activity enhances your health as well as your perception of your health. [...]
by Sue Gillespie (Grandma Sue)
“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” Wayne Dyer
Over 3 years ago a slow [...]
By Jack Levine
In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, I’m pleased to share this personal reflection. .
It was late August, 1963. I was 12. I remember my father calling me into his room. The radio was on, and I heard cheering. It was not a baseball game kind of cheer…..it seemed louder [...]
By: Deborah J. Cornwall
As a cancer caregiver, you have both responsibilities and rights. Interviews with 86 family cancer caregivers and informal conversations with dozens of survivors and people undergoing treatment revealed that every caregiver needs take charge when faced with the challenges of cancer caregiving. Rather than allowing the cancer experience [...]
By Debra L. Karplus, MS, OTR/L
Growing up on the North Side of Chicago, specifically West Rogers Park, was perhaps like coming of age in any other large metropolis. We attended Green School located on Devon Avenue, a newly-built school, erected to accommodate the [...]
(Editor’s Note: Thought you’d all like to see the photo from the holiday card we received from one of our most illustrious cover grandmothers, Kay Glynn).
I wondered if I could do this “pose” for my card this year since I hadn’t tried it for a couple years, and with hip replacement surgery in [...]