Post-Pandemic, Retirees Overwhelmingly Report Purpose as Key to a Successful Retirement, Edward Jones and Age Wave Research Finds Milestone Study Highlights both the Challenges and the Silver Linings from the

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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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Love: A Time for This is Now Blessing gay marriage and parenting. I’m a Catholic mom with a dear friend, Sarah, who’s also a Catholic mom. We both feel called

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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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To ZOOM or Not to ZOOM?   That is the question. BY PAT BURNS Shakespeare’s opening phrase of a soliloquy given by Prince Hamlet in the so-called “nunnery scene” could apply

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Life is Messy! BY LINDA K. STROH, PH.D. Many of us grow up with the illusion that if we work hard, are smart enough, are kind enough, everything will eventually

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2020 HINDSIGHT BY RICHARD EYRE has there ever been a year like 2020 when it began we hoped for a year of clear vision but beware of what you wish

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How Do We Celebrate Thanksgiving in a Pandemic? We might not be able to gather for Thanksgiving this year—but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the holiday count. BY JILL SUTTIE

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The Story of a Legacy of Love BY LORRAINE STEWART Many women are tasked with going through their own parent’s life of accumulated belongings in preparation for a change. The

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In Celebration of Grandparents: Wisdom Across the Generations By Jack Levine  This Sunday is Grandparents Day, a good opportunity to reflect on the importance of our elders in the lives

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JILL BIDEN – You’ve got this! BY CHERYL HARBOUR Those are words we’ve all wanted to hear from someone close to us. And those words said to Jill Biden by

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Social distancing is taking a toll on many of us, but here at GRAND, grandkids, and grandparents are our main priority so we are curating and sharing articles to help

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How to connect your family  BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Years ago, we did an oil painting of a large tree with lots of branches and lots of roots. We

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Why You Should Often Ignore Your Child’s  Opinion of You As A Parent BY DR. JOSHUA COLEMAN I think one of the hardest tasks of being an estranged parent is countering

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Is Your Grandchild Too Busy For You? By Dragana Vucic Dekic The Child President Today’s children are raised to be presidents one day. Their days are full of activities from

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Opiods – What Are They? According to Web MD  Also called narcotics, opioids are a kind of pain medication your doctor may give you after an accident or surgery, or

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An open letter to my family about why I ask so many questions BY JERRY WITKOVKSY,MSW Dear Family,        You can’t imagine the pride and happiness that I have in

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Marilouise “Looie” Mattioli – This GRANDmom Is The Boss of Pocono Raceway! How did I end up here?? How did this happen? After many of life’s twist and turns, Looie

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Traveling with kids? Here is what you need to know Enjoying a vacation with your family is a great opportunity to create memories and enjoy new experiences. Plus, your children

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Build and share your legacy now BY BOB AND JUDITH WRIGHT With spring break on the way, we may be presented with opportunities to visit or travel with family. There’s

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