When Jimmy Carter declared the first Sunday after Labor Day as “National Grandparents Day,” he spoke about the values and joys that grandparents could offer their families. I always fantasized what it would be like to have grandparents. I would see friends going to spend time with their grandparents
One of the greatest heartaches is losing the one who raised you. The sadness, anger, guilt and a flux over emotions seem to overtake you and it can be difficult to gain perspective. Here are 5 great tips from experts across the web on how to deal after a parents
The part of POParenting that is “caregiving” is knowing how to make the best of those precious years you have left with your aging loved ones and how to respectfully encourage your parents to do what will make them function optimally and feel good. And a part of life-long learning
Some Senior Facilities Facilitate Romance and Consensual Sex to Minimize Loneliness: What do YOU think of this?
Our blogs on loneliness have caused more reaction from our engaged POP Community than any other topic! So many of you have let us all know how challenging it is to stay content — let alone be happy — when you live in a world of loss. That’s a world
Want to Support YOUR Aging Loved Ones To Remain Mentally Active and Involved in their World? Show Them How to Navigate the Internet!!
The Internet can be a blessing! It allows us to stay in frequent and personal touch with family and friends in a manner that’s virtually unprecedented in human history. Knowing how to navigate today’s Internet, a person can pay bills, find a well-recommended nearby restaurant, book travel arrangements and even find
A ground breaking study reveals evidence that marijuana’s component THC (tetraydrocannabinol) and other cannabinoids may actually promote the reduction of brain inflammation as well as result the removal of amyloid beta — a major component of “plaque” deposits — hallmarks of an individual’s having the dementia known as Alzheimer’s. Earlier
How about that headline? It’s challenging to stay informed about the latest health information. And, quite frankly, it’s hard to know what to believe since today’s “information” may soon devolve into tomorrow’s “disinformation.” (Is the egg bad or good for us? Do we eat the egg white? Or only the
Say you are an older senior citizen and can no longer take care of yourself. Let’s say that the government’s regulations provide no nursing home care available for you: you don’t qualify or the government won’t pay for it. What do you do? You opt for Medicare Part G: this
All celebrations, like Father’s Day this Sunday, hold the possibility for much joy or sadness. What makes the difference in how we feel? It turns out that it’s less the events that transpire that bring us joy, or its opposite, than how we consider and interpret those events to ourselves