Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided To Go For It * Stunning In-Depth Look at One Of Hollywood’s Most Trailblazing Actors June 14th, 2021 Over a 70+ year career,

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Dear Dad BY CAROLINE CHIRICHELLA Dear Dad, It’s been 436 days since we last saw you. 436 days since you last saw your granddaughter, Lucia-Antonia. I remember so clearly the

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BY EMILY MORGAN If singer Cat Stevens stretched his hand out of the window of a colorful train car and asked me to join him, I’m pretty sure I’d grab

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The Velveteen Rabbit = A Modern Elder? BY CHIP CONLEY “Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off.” –  Margery Williams Bianco, The

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A Great Granddad BY MARTIN GLEESON Limerick, Ireland Mary stopped the car just outside Leonard’s Newsagents. She handed a $20 note to her ten-year-old son David and told him, “There will

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Grandkids Say The Darndest Things! BY BOB CAIRNS I don’t want to go total Art Linkletter GrandKids Say the Darndest Things, but now that I’m a grandparent and when one

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Criticizing Or Complaining Rarely Buys You Anything BY JOSHUA COLEMAN While many grandparents can regularly see their grandchildren, others rarely can spend time with their grands. However, some grandparents find

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Being A Grandparent Financial Facilitator BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Our column in last fall’s issue was on being an Independence-Giver to your grandkids (See it ­here). In that article,

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Hello Blockchain BY DEANNA SHOSS How will blockchain influence your life? First off, the Dukes, the two $1 bet guys in Trading Places, are gone. And your children or grandchildren will

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Stories By Group BY BOB CAIRNS As usual, it started with a nudge from my wife, “Bob, since you published numerous reminiscences about your childhood with Sports Illustrated, don’t you think this

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Gloria’s Ten Commandments for Elders Living with Their Grown Children BY DR. KAREN RANCOURT I smile whenever I think of my friend’s mother, Gloria. She was one of those high-energy,

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Our words can travel endless miles when we cannot When your grandchildren reflect back on their relationship with you, they’re going to remember that you told them you loved them,

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Menopause is not the end of the world, even though some people may think so. Yes, your body changes with time, and around your 50s, you will have a new

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Climate Change:  Grandmothers Step Up For Their Grandchildren BY SHERIE STARK Leaving a legacy to one’s family means more than leaving a will or an estate plan; it also means

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CAROLE KING: The Tapestry of Her Amazing Life BY WENDY SCHUMAN Carole King is a legend, but not the oh-so-glamorous mink coat type. The beloved, multi-award-winning singer-songwriter is as relaxed,

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LEGACY – An archeological dig through family keepsakes BY JERRY WITKOWSKY After much deliberation and at my daughter’s generous invitation, I’ve made my temporary “pandemic move” to LA permanent. My

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Tablescaping: Move Over Martha BY PAT BURNS Since the beginning of time artists have provided not only beauty and enjoyment to our tedious lives – art has provided us a

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The Effects Of 2020 On Relationships BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  Ah, 2020 — a year that will be long remembered for its losses, challenges, disappointments, and surprises. I am particularly

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The Happy Return of Multigenerational Families BY JAIA LENT When Jessica Winn and her husband became pregnant with their first child in suburban Maryland, they knew they would have help.

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Happier days are here again! I feel as though a huge weight has been lifted from my heart. Pollyanna, you say? Maybe. But we have just come through some of

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