Amazing Third Acts
Judy Cockerton — winner of AARP’s 2012 Purpose Prize for Intergenerational Innovation — is re-envisioning and reinventing child foster care in America
By Richard J. Anthony, Sr.
When Judy Cockerton first entered the world of child welfare in 1999, she was the founding owner of two specialty toy [...]
Grandparent Health Participating in meaningful medical research
By Robert St. Germain
Have you ever been a guinea pig for science? Would you like to know what it is like? In a word, it’s fascinating! I am talking about leading-edge medical research. I am talking about helping to conquer a dreadful disease [...]
By Debra Karplus, MS, OTR/L
When you and your husband were dating, umpteen years ago, and the relationship started to become serious, it became time to meet his parents. You expected that his folks would be pleasant people. But you were young, your backgrounds were so different, and when alone in the room with his [...]
Submitted by Anne Schmidt, Bethesda, Maryland
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By Diana J. Ewing
In Grandparentland, the streets are paved with unconditional love and grandchildren always have the right of way. It’s as though Grandparentland is filled with kid-friendly road signs compelling us to do their bidding.
for Cold Stone ice cream when grandkids are present