Why Grandparents Need to Know about Skin-to-Skin Contact After Birth BY DEEDEE MOORE Do you remember when your baby was born? The doctor or midwife announced the arrival and gave

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CLIMATE CHANGE 12 ways to make your retirement better for the planet (and your grandkids) BY HARRY R. MOODY AND STEVE VERNON Today’s pre-retirees and retirees face several financial challenges

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Be a grandparent questionologist BY KERRY BYRNE, PH.D. I spent my high school years with my hand up asking questions. So much so that one science teacher Mr. M asked

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Instant Pot Louisiana seafood, chicken, and sausage gumbo The perfect comfort food dish that can be whipped up on weeknights or for that special holiday dinner. Instant Pot Louisiana seafood,

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This chair rocks: a manifesto against ageism BY ASHTON APPLEWHITE I’ve never lied about my age—I have no problem saying “I’m sixty-six” loud and clear—but I sure know a lot

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The five stages of grandparenting BY KAREN L. RANCOURT Many of life’s significant events have been described as having stages, that is, particular points or periods in the growth or

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My Four Fondest Wishes BY:  Almost everyone 65 or older Hello, my name is Almost Everyone, and I am 65 or older. Here are my Four Fondest Wishes  1.  In terms

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Send a boosted book to your grandchild from a distance BY KERRY BYRNE, PHD Grandparents spend a lot of money on books for grandchildren. When I first became an auntie,

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How to do your makeup in your 70’s BY NIKOL JOHNSON Makeup artist, Nikol Johnson gives her mother a makeup – makeover. This is not a fast and furious makeup

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2022 best- of-the-best grandparent resources BY CHRISTINE CROSBY Back in 2005 when we first launched GRAND Magazine, we had the good fortune to meet Dr. Arthur Kornhaber. I refer to

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Healthful habits could save your life BY KAREN L. RANCOURT When I took that phone call from Anita, I was so surprised that I couldn’t speak. Anita is our neighbor

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How our brains help misinformation go viral A new study finds that we are easily persuaded by popular beliefs, even if they’re wrong. BY YASMIN ANWAR As social creatures, we humans

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How to Sound Cool while Figuring out Social Media By Deanna Shoss If you’re 30 and you say you are not that into social media people would probably think you

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By Wendy Schuman Quick survey: Who do you think is the most inspirational Kennedy? For me, the answer is Maria Shriver. She’s had a multitude of roles packed into the

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BY ALICE BURDICK SCHWEIGER When my son told us he and his fiancé were planning a destination wedding in St. Barths, we were a little taken aback.   On one hand,

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Helping Latino Grandfamilies BY JAIA LENT Raising five grandchildren after age 60 was not in Mercedes’ life plan, but when she learned her grandchildren were going to be taken into

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The Chef BY CHRIS WILKINS Almost Four quietly, bravely crawled out of the bed and scaled the 6:30 am dark stairs, and tiptoed down the dimly lit hallway where she

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What to do when child abuse is suspected or witnessed BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  I recently received an email from a distraught set of grandparents who suspected that their granddaughter

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3 Win-Win-Win Steps For Seniors To Fight Climate Change BY STEVE VERNON A recent report from the United Nations warns that we’re running out of time to avoid catastrophic worldwide

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