How to Talk to a Sick or Grieving Friend

Even the most vocal and socially adept people land in situations where they’re not sure what to say. This is particularly true when confronted with a friend’s illness or grief. Naturally, we want to be kind and helpful, ...

 
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Entering the Boomer Years? Bring a Friend

Girlfriends are good for you, especially in the “second half of life.” That’s the premise of a fun, fresh ebook from Suzanne Braun Levine, who we’ve interviewed on the blog before. Titled You Gotta Have Girlfriends: A post-fifty ...

 
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When to Let Friends Recommend Senior Care

Nearly 15 million people are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. More than 42 million are caring for a senior relative or friend.

Given these numbers, we probably all know at least one person who is, or has been, a ...

 
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When Choosing Senior Care, Ask a Friend

The explosion of the boomer and senior demographic has triggered an explosion in senior living communities, home care agencies, and caregiver resources, but more options do not always equal more clarity in decision-making. In fact, there are times when it ...

 
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