A family could mean traditional roles and relationships to some, but in many ways, love defines a family. Strong family relationships multiply the joy and love in our life, but they can also be complicated, especially in the cases of estrangement. These articles tell the stories of navigating the sometimes unexpected changes in family relationships, tell stories of mending broken ties and managing dysfunctional family situations, and give insight into sustaining a happy home.
As more older-adults choose to age in place instead of moving in with children or choosing assisted care, the options for long-term living arrangements have expanded. Better healthcare, increased longevity, and new aging in place resources are making it possible to live independently while staying connected to family, or living apart together or moving in with a new partner though remaining unmarried.
In addition to Families and Relationships, Living and Learning also discusses:
Their words of wisdom offer a more nuanced look at getting older
An investigator's advice on the new 'Friends Talk Money' episode
Friday afternoon is magical for faithful patrons and a thirtysomething usher
Valuable lessons a few muppets can teach us later in life
After loss, it's a different path to 'the new normal' for those with depression
Compiling cherished recipes can be a true labor of love
David Sinclair's book explains his theory about aging and aging intervention
How the AARP BankSafe program kept older customers safe from scams
Sheila Weller talks about her new biography 'Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge'
One San Francisco nonprofit celebrates successes and copes with setbacks
A number of factors can affect the quality of care you receive
The legendary choreographer disputes the rumor that as a body ages, it becomes less
A group of people with dementia share memories sweet and strong
Advice for dealing with stress in everyday life
Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.