5 Unexpected Rewards of Becoming a Caregiver

It’s true, the life of a caregiver can be demanding, difficult, and daunting. I spent seven years of my life in that role, keeping an eye on my wife’s every move.

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Booming Voice: Cursed by Cursive

In sixth grade I was forced to miss at least a week’s worth of recess periods. I stayed in the classroom, while outside, my classmates were frolicking.

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On Life and Love after 50: Marriage vs. a Committed Relationship

As a senior-relationship columnist, I receive many interesting questions from older singles.

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Such is Life: Threads of a Lifetime of Summers

You may not know how I met my husband, Bob. After his divorce, he took a college course called “Life after Divorce.” I was the teacher. Bob got an A.

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On Life and Love after 50: A Living-Apart-Together Relationship May Be Their Perfect Arrangement

Finding love at 50-plus is challenging. Finding love at 76 is a blessing. That’s what happened to Judy (not her true name). But, now, at 78, she is confused about her two-year relationship.

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Older but Not Wiser: Just When We Are Getting Good

I was standing in line at a fast food restaurant, and there was this older guy in front of me. I know, it’s kind of strange for me to say “older” because admittedly I’m older, but he seemed older-older (that’s not the technical term) — about 85.

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Such is Life: Bob’s Newfound Freedom

Last week my husband, Bob, and I had coffee and muffins with our friend, Marilee.

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Booming Voice: Home Team

Supposedly one’s introduction to a Red Sox game at Fenway is always the splendor of the grass. The fan walks up the ramp from the park’s dingy bowels into the glorious green of an outfield so immaculate it appears to have been mown by God.

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