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Rear view of three multi-ethnic women wearing hooded sweatshirts, hanging out together in the city, standing side by side with arms around each other. The woman with black hair is in her 50s and her senior friends are in their 60s.

When Needs Arise, Older Women Have One Another’s Backs

Like many women aging alone, Eileen Kobrin worried that an accident could compromise her independence.

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Ellen and her brother celebrate Chanukah in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with the family’s bronze menorah.

Menorah Memories Fuel Chanukah Traditions

I was about 4 when I went with my mother to buy the first and only menorah I remember my family having.

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Grandparents: The Wild Kingdom Is Alive In Holiday Gift Items

Pick your print, type of gift item and price range and away you go, especially in women’s apparel and accessories.

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Holiday Gifts for Grandchildren That Help Them Learn and Grow

It’s time to think about stuffing stockings and fulfilling holiday wish lists.

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Bruce Horovitz with his wife, Evelyne, and daughters, Becca (left) and Rachel, at a lakeside campground near Interlaken, Switzerland, where the family travels each summer. (Courtesy of Bruce Horovitz)

Who Knew? Life Begins (Again) At 65

I’m certain that turning 65 was the watershed moment that finally grew me up.

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Family: Balancing 2 Or More Generations Under One Roof

As people plan their retirement years, more and more are preferring to make the right adjustments at home to age in place, rather than exploring alternatives such as assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

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