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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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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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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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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Workplace Sexual Harassment: Alive and Well

As scandals in show business and politics demonstrate, sexual harassment hasn’t gone away.

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You and Your Adult Child: The Why of Estrangement and How to Heal

Estrangement hurts every day of the year. But the pain can be particularly intense during the holidays with empty places at the holiday table, a phone that doesn’t ring, and unanswered texts.

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5 Things Everyone Should Do to Stay Safe Online, Particularly Older Adults

As we increasingly depend on an interconnected world, we also have a responsibility to practice safe internet behaviors every day of the year.

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Age is Nothing but a Number: Cosmetic Surgery after 50

Getting on social media isn’t the only way older people are keeping up with the younger generation — doctors are reporting a recent rise in the number of older patients looking into cosmetic procedures, many of them in their 90s.

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