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Adult children living with parents on rise

Christy Landrigan, of Fort Wayne, belongs to a growing number of adults who have moved back in with their parents. Adult children living at home climbed from 19 percent to 22 percent in Allen County between 2000 and 2010, according to recently released census figures.

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Adult coloring books in vogue, good stress reliever

Shansky, a graphic designer and freelance writer, wrote an article about adult coloring books, a rapidly growing phenomenon that has a dedicated section at Barnes & Noble and is gaining traction as a stress reliever for adults.

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Should you provide financial assistance to adult children?

Recent surveys suggest that a significant percentage of parents provide financial support to their adult children. When asked why, parents cite concerns about the financial hardships their children are facing.

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Packing up emotions with your childhood home

When it came time to pack up my childhood home, it was my mother’s wedding dress that put me over the edge.

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Mass. lawmakers pass Adult Guardianship Act

BOSTON — Massachusetts crossed a major hurdle yesterday when the House of Representatives passed the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA).  If the bill is signed into law, Massachusetts would join 38 other states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in adopting a model set of rules to make it easier […]

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Do adult children worry too much about elderly parents?

I am in my late 70s and my daughter is terrific about taking care of me and her father, who is in his early 80s and not in the best of health. I love my daughter, but sometimes we feel more like her children than her parents.

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