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7 common disagreements between parents & grandparents — and how to resolve them

Studies have shown that grandparents can positively impact their grandkids’ nutrition and mental health. While many parents acknowledge these benefits and aim to foster a loving bond between children and grandparents, it can still come with bumps in the road. If you feel like you struggle to see eye-to-eye with... more


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From where should i buy pride scooter for my Grandfather?

I want to buy pride scooter for my Grandfather, but don't know the place to buy it from. My friend suggested me few useful sites. but I am still confused should I buy from this site or not please suggest.


Staying in my lane: Caring for the caregiver

I first learned about what I call the lanes of parental caregiving when I was 35. That’s when my mother was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer. At that point, I was in the “fast lane.” I was her sole caregiver, going to every doctor’s visit, taking notes and... more


10 things grandchildren can learn from their grandparents

The relationship between a grandchild and grandparent is a very special one. While grandparents act as an authority figure and provide unconditional love, they also get to spoil their grandkids in a way parents simply can't. But beyond that, grandparents also wield incredible influence. Here are 10 things grandchildren can learn... more


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How do you sent up a schedule for caring for an elderly parent?

I want to set up a rotation between myself and my siblings to help care for my mother. What is a good rotation when you don't al live in the same area?


What to do when Grandma doesn’t respect your parenting rules

I often find myself wishing my family lived closer to either set of grandparents. From free childcare and frequent family dinners to having that constant source of advice and moral support, there are a lot of advantages to having Grandma and Grandpa present and involved in your child’s daily life... more


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How do I recognize alzheimer's symptoms?

I visit my parents every week. Until now, I would have said they were in good health, but they forget so much. Today, my dad couldn't remember my name. I'm worried about them. How do I know if they have alzheimer's symptoms?


5 activities to do with seniors that will lift their spirits — and yours

Here’s a sobering statistic: By age 75, one in three men and one in two women get no physical activity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But physical activity and mental stimulation help seniors stay mobile and independent longer. It can be challenging to find motivation to... more