One of the world’s most respected news journalists and loving grandfather, Dan Rather, recently commented. “It doesn’t take a rocket scientist, or an environmental scientist, to know our planet is

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Staying Connected Virtually With Our Little Grandkids – Tips, Activities, and Resources   BY JULIE N. HEIFETZ, PH.D Are you fortunate to be able to visit grandchildren, nieces/nephews, and extended family

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Rejected Mothers: The Silent Sorority Of Estrangement BY SUSAN ‘HONEY’ GOOD Stories of joy, lessons of sorrow, and countless experiences have shaped who I am–a visible woman over 50 who

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In response to a recent article by Donne Davis of the GaGa Sisterhood, on intergenerational travel, we received several letters from our readers who also wanted to share their stories.

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25 of my favorite spring recipes BY JESSICA MERCHANT I am all about these delish spring recipes. Everything is so bright and fresh and full of vibrance and flavor. I

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AGELESS AGING – A Woman’s Guide to Increasing Healthspan, Brainspan, and Lifespan BY MADDY DYCHTWALD Women now live six years longer than men—yet, for most, the last decade of life can

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Embracing Natural Beauty Over 50: Skin Rejuvenation and Hair Care Options As we age, it’s normal to notice subtle changes in our appearance, such as fine lines and a touch

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Hey grandparents, Here’s a cute article for parents on new and interesting baby names It never hurts to keep up with the latest and greatest baby names. But don’t forget,

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Holiday Decorating When Physically Disabled BY PAT BURNS Was 2023 a turning point for you? It was for me. At the beginning of this year, I had two serious injuries

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Raunch, Music, Ageism And Orgasms BY ANN RICHARDSON My choir, which sings all sorts of music from the Bach Passions to ‘Let’s Do It’, had just held a concert in

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Climate Change:  Will your grandkids be there to see it? BY RICK MOODY I’m 78 years old, and I’ve been working in the “aging business” since 1971. I have spent

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What I did for love BY KAREN L. RANCOURT “What I Did for Love” is a popular song composed by Martin Hamlisch for A Chorus Line, which premiered on Broadway

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A Grandchild’s Grief: When Grandparents Die No one reading this article will question that a grandparent’s life can profoundly influence a grandchild’s life.  But how does the death of a

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BY JACK LEVINE “Humanitarians standing up and speaking out against not only antisemitism but against all forms of hate.” Over the past few weeks, I have been soul-searching for a

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BONES AND ALZHEIMER’S BY STEPHEN J. KLEMAWESCH, MD Whoever would have thought that bone health could impact the development of dementia?  I wouldn’t have connected the two until I learned

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Coast-to-coast, these grandparents are making a difference with gun safety, and so can you! We all love our families, especially our children and grandchildren. They are the light in our

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These grandpas fill the gap and so much more BY JIM ISENBERG  Gramps Not Grumps was the headline in the Journal News nearly five years ago about a newly formed

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Grandmother Advice: Explain Less And More Empathize More BY KAREN L. RANCOURT, PH.D. A reader contacted me seeking advice: Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, I am six weeks from seeing my

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The grandparent advantage BY ADINA WAMBUA  AnneMarie White When AnneMarie White was a child, she learned to speak Spanish before learning English at school. Her grandfather was from Spain. Her

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Plan for stress-free holidays BY MARY KAY MORRISON Ahhhh, the holidays……  That is the most beautiful time of year! There is something comfortable and stabilizing about sharing the holidays with

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