Kids at Risk? Grandparents to the Rescue

Grandparents today are taking a larger role in the lives of their grandchildren, sharing the kids’ worries and joys, giving them love and support, and helping out harried and exhausted parents.

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Building a Strong Social Network is Job No. 1 for ‘Solo Agers’

If you are like me, a child-free Solo Ager, you have a more limited network of relationships than your parent peers.

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Senior Emergency Preparedness Video Debuts

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Department of Aging recently hosted a debut screening of “Preparing Together for Emergencies,” a video that prepares older Pennsylvanians for disaster and emergency situations.

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Bill to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Passes Senate

In late March, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Ranking Member Bob Casey (D-PA) and Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) celebrated the U.S. Senate’s unanimous passage of the bipartisan Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (S. 1091), which would create a federal task force to support grandparents raising grandchildren as the opioid epidemic increases their numbers.

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Personal Self-Defense Tips for Seniors

Seniors may be statistically less likely to be victims of a violent crime than younger age groups, but the fallout of a violent crime against a senior can be much more devastating.

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Maintaining a Fulfilled and Happy Life When You’re 50+ or Retired

As a psychiatrist in Manhattan, it is not uncommon for me to see somebody who, after years of living a productive life, is dissatisfied upon entering late middle age and retirement.

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Grief Relief: 9 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Compassion while Grieving

Grieving is very hard. It taxes the entire person: body, mind, spirit, emotions.

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5 Steps to Help Ensure You Will Have Enough for Retirement

For many years, financial planners have espoused general formulas for determining the amount of income retirees will need.

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