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One morning last June, Colorado mom Patricia Byrne went online to read her Canton, Mass., hometown newspaper. What she read changed her life: an obituary for a 26-year-old young man who was a childhood playmate of her children. The cause of death: heroin overdose.
Notice to travelers: If your family is traveling with three generations, it’s a multigenerational trip, according to AARP. One third of travelers have made multi-gen travel a family tradition because it provides quality time together. I can relate.
Elizabeth Dole has received the 2014 Ethel Percy Andrus Award, AARP’s highest honor, for her support of military family caregivers. The leader of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and former U.S. senator, Cabinet member and president of the American Red Cross accepted the award at a dinner March 11 in…
Unless you have a degree in psychology or counseling, chance are you've never heard of Judith Wallerstein. But it's a measure of Wallerstein's impact on the world that you know all about her one big discovery, which is that when parents divorce, it has a profoundly painful and long-lasting…
We hear from many AARP members who talk about their hopes that Social Security will be there for their grandchildren and children like it has been for them. But here's something that you may not be aware of. Social Security, in many cases is already helping future generations.
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