Observing the wide age range of our Democratic candidates during the debates recently, I wondered, just how do you define “old” these days?  Studies show that the younger we are, the more likely to perceive old in terms relative to our own age.  To a 20-year-old, a 50-...

November 20, 2018

What do you do when you realize your dream will never come true?

When my husband and I were young, we dreamed of traveling the world.  But there was one big problem preventing that from happening.  We had no money.  When we got married, we had just begun our careers and...

At 70 years of age, on the cusp of the Baby Boom generation, I’m reminded daily, as my pal Keith says, there’s more sand in the bottom of the hourglass than the top.  Can’t pass a day on Facebook without coming across a self-deprecating cartoon, featuring a generic old...

As my grandsons’ squabble increased in intensity, my husband and I looked at each other, sighed, and telepathically communicated the same message: “I’m too old for this.”

We are among the millions of American grandparents raising grandchildren, whose numbers, according...

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