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Unintended barbs cut to the quick and can’t be taken back. Here are some better options.
It hurts to be estranged from our kids. But the problem could just be misperception.
An ADU could be worth considering to help care for a parent nearby
Is ending a relationship with your brother or sister ever the right thing to do?
Hint: 'How can you live like this?' isn’t a good conversation starter
Family feuds are heartbreaking — don't let pride fuel the problem
Follow these tips and you’ll avoid turning your farewell into a faux pas
12 pictures that will make you think differently about getting older
Frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, can be particularly hard on loved ones
The words you choose can ease the pain or they can make matters worse
How to offer support and connection in times of struggle
Alternatives to 'How can I help?' from an author of 'Suddenly Single After 50'
6 tips for negotiating the shark-infested waters of remarriage after 50
The reality of the 20-year itch and how couples can face the challenge
These small, sentimental items will be treasured gifts, not a burden
When 'I'm sorry' isn't enough, take these steps to encourage healing and reconciliation
As families gather for the holidays, here are some touching words on the subject
Hoarding disorder creates special problems for older adults and their loved ones
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.