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Research shows a widow's or widower's grief can have big effects on physical health
Unintended barbs cut to the quick and can’t be taken back. Here are some better options.
Is ending a relationship with your brother or sister ever the right thing to do?
It hurts to be estranged from our kids. But the problem could just be misperception.
Follow these tips and you’ll avoid turning your farewell into a faux pas
Hint: 'How can you live like this?' isn’t a good conversation starter
With the new movie starring Tom Hanks, here are 6 gems from the late, great PBS star
The words you choose can ease the pain or they can make matters worse
Family feuds are heartbreaking — don't let pride fuel the problem
Frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, can be particularly hard on loved ones
Alternatives to 'How can I help?' from an author of 'Suddenly Single After 50'
The reality of the 20-year itch and how couples can face the challenge
How to offer support and connection in times of struggle
Talking down to older adults is not only disrespectful, but it can be detrimental
These small, sentimental items will be treasured gifts, not a burden
6 tips for negotiating the shark-infested waters of remarriage after 50
This writer is discovering the realities of more 'couple time'
Here's why that could be the best thing for you
Work & Purpose
A remote-work expert's cautionary tips on too-good-to-be true lures
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