Live a Legacy for Your Grandchildren; Then Leave One for Them

Q. The discussion of leaving a legacy recently came up in conversation among our friends and family. It seems our friends are way ahead of us on what they will leave future generations and how they hope to instill values in their … [Read more...]

Miss Your Grandmother?. . . Then Rent One!

Anna's mother died when she was six, and she was raised by her grandmother, Betty. Anna had a close relationship with Betty and has many fond memories of their time together. Betty lived a long life and died at the age of 92. Anna … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Including Grandchildren in Caregiving

Dear Magic, My mother moved close by after my father passed away. She suffers from diabetes and has hip problems. My 13-year-old daughter, Bella, and my 9 year old, Rex, want to visit to help with grandmother's caregiving and … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Explaining Death and Dying to Grandchildren 

Dear Bebe, My mother has a terminal illness and won't be around much longer. I have yet to tell my children, because I don't know the best way to explain it. Do you have any recommendations on how to tell children that their … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Want to lower your risk for Alzheimer’s? Babysit your grandkids!

Dear Commander Bun Bun, I take care of my 3 year old grandson, Jake, every day, and boy does he keep me moving. I read somewhere that spending time with grandchildren can help stave off Alzheimer's. Have you heard anything … [Read more...]