Tag Archive | "adult"

money, budget, couple, finance

When one of your children becomes a financial train wreck

Giving adult children money is the norm in the U.S. Six out of 10 parents with adult children said they had given those children financial help in the previous 12 months.

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Human services advocates urge House to restore Adult Foster Care funding

AFC is an innovative and cost effective program that supports more than 10,000 elders and people living with disabilities, allowing them to live in their own homes or the homes of individual caregivers, saving Massachusetts taxpayers millions of dollars.

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family, holiday, thanksgiving

How to cope when college-age kids come home for the holiday

Three short months ago, you dropped off your firstborn at college. You were excited for him or her, perhaps a little envious of this new adventure and anxious about how the new student would do facing all the trials ahead.

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Depression: When the blues won’t let you be

Rini Kramer-Carter has tried everything to pull herself out of her dark emotional hole: individual therapy, support groups, tai chi and numerous antidepressants.

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Classes I wish adult ed offered for boomers

Tired of feeling dumbfounded when the 20-something bagger at the market asks if you want help getting your groceries to your car? Are you tempted to bitch-slap anyone who says how good you look for your age?

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Exercise

Another reason to stay active as we age

If you’re an avid runner, logging dozens of miles every week and you happen to be over 65, odds are you’re burning oxygen at nearly the same rate as a runner in her 20s.

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