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Best Holiday Gifts for the Gardeners In Your Life

It is likely that the gardeners on your list already have the tools they consider essential. So what qualifies as…

Family

Holiday Gifts That Give Comfort and Joy

Gifts that provide luxury and pleasure are ideal choices this holiday season. Concerns about inflation have dissuaded many people from…

Family

Boomerang Kids and Your Bottom Line

Boomerang kids are booming. More than half of American adults ages 18 to 30 lived with their parents in 2020—the…

Family

Dying On Your Own Terms

The famous saying, mistakenly attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain, about death and taxes being the only certainties in…

Family

Reframing Dementia as “Deeply Forgetful”

Watching a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or another form of dementia struggle to remember and communicate can be…

Family

Help Your Adult Children Through Tough Times

If it hasn’t happened to you, then it’s probably happened to a friend—an adult child either fails to launch or…

Family

6 Strategies To Help Your Child Buy A Home

Young adults aren’t just borrowing from banks to buy their first homes—many are asking for help from mom and dad.…

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Get Ready for the Grandkids’ Visit

Grandparents can make it easy for grandchildren to visit by having these essential items on hand.

Family

How To Make Sure Your Kids Graduate College

The cost of a college education can be staggeringly steep—and for many students, that investment will be wasted. Only 41%…

Family

Making Difficult Medical Decisions for Family Members

Many of us will someday have to make difficult medical decisions for terminally ill loved ones. Here are strategies to make the right decisions—for your loved one and yourself.

Family

How You Can Spot Heart Trouble… In Your Parents

Thanks to the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association predicts that rates of heart disease, already…

Common Threads

The Joyful Side of Cleaning Out Your Parents’ “Stuff”

I am so proud of my mother. She is 89 years old and has been living a very full life…

Common Threads

A Solution To The Family Crisis – Create Your Own

Children and adults can overcome family problems by creating a new family with supportive and loving people. Find your surrogate parents and siblings. They’re there.

Family

Cremation Has Become Popular—Here’s What You Need to Know

Understanding the process and the costs of cremation can save you money.

Family

Speaking with an Older Relative about Family History

By asking older relatives these questions and recording their stories you can deepen what it means to belong to your family.