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How to make friends after 50

After age 50, we are often empty nesters, foot loose and fancy free. We may be faced with many contrasting reasons to build new friendships after 50. Whatever the reason may be,…

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How To Hire A Caregiver

  A caregiver is a family member or paid helper who regularly looks after a sick, elderly or disabled parent. The realization that our parent needs outside care sends an unsettling feeling…

Giving Your Pet Away

Giving Your Pet Away

Last Sunday, Orchid and I took our early morning stroll. We stopped in the park behind Chicago’s prized Museum of Contemporary Art. I let Orchid off her leash and off she ran,…