I have been throwing mine away since I became a card-carrying AARP member 5 years ago (age 50). Every month I put it in the dumpster (or recycling bin ... if I remember ... hey, I'm trying). Perhaps my subconscious thought "if you read it, you'll age faster." The human mind can think up some bizarre reasons for doing/not doing things. Last night I had a little "relax" time (when's the last time I had that?), so I took a chance and opened the recent issue of AARP The Magazine and decided to … [Read more...] about Still Throwing Away Your AARP Magazine?
When parents age, and adult children reach out to assist them with activities of daily living, there is frequently a tension created between the children who are able to help, and do . . . and the children who are not able to help or won’t. This “TIME” magazine article is a good discussion of the issues. … [Read more...] about Who’s Taking Care of Mom?