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Now They\’ve Done It! What to Do When Your Kids Want to Unfriend Grandma. (Wisdom From a Plugged In Parent)

March 27th, 2014

Now They\’ve Done It! What to Do When Your Kids Want to Unfriend Grandma. (Wisdom From a Plugged In Parent) By Sharon Miller Cindrich, for GRAND Magazine NABBW’s Grandparenting Associate QUESTION: My child wants to remove his grandmother from his Facebook friend list because she makes embarrassing comments online. What should I do? According to a study last year by Microsoft and AARP, kids are connecting with grandparents in unprecedented — and sometimes slightly embarrassing  — ways thanks to social networks. Fifty perfect of seniors are online, and the benefits of cross-generational... Read More

Linda Ballou, Our Intrepid Adventure Traveler, Reveals the Five Best Stress Busters on the Big Island of Hawaii

March 25th, 2014

Linda Ballou, Our Intrepid Adventure Traveler,  Reveals the Five Best Stress Busters on the Big Island of Hawaii By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate  Read More

Happiness and the American Dream

March 23rd, 2014

Happiness and the American Dream  By Bonnie Michaels For the NABBW     “Will I Ever Be Happy Again,” was  a topic discussed at a boomer workshop and many attendees had a variety of losses that often interfere with happiness—partners, savings, jobs, health, as well as issues with children and grandchildren.  In this day and age of great change and transition, it is an important question and one not easily answered. The poignant question can’t be answered until happiness is defined.  In many instances, happiness is a personal issue. Yet, research shows there are some criteria to consider. Studies... Read More

Losing Our Parents and Keeping Their Memories Alive

March 21st, 2014

Losing Our Parents and Keeping Their Memories Alive By Meryl Ain For the NABBW I still remember the first time I heard The Beatles on the radio as a teenager. My mother had just told me that my boyfriend had arrived for our Saturday night date. “I Want to Hold Your Hand” came on the radio and I was transfixed. I had to hear the whole song before I went downstairs. It has been 50 years since The Beatles first visited the United States, but their music is as alive as ever. Although the Beatles stopped performing as a group in 1970, and John Lennon and George Harrison have passed, their music... Read More

Navigating Your Future: Thoughts From The Wisdom Keepers To Help You Minimize Obstacles & Maximize Opportunities In This Brave New World

March 18th, 2014

Navigating Your Future: Thoughts From The Wisdom Keepers To Help You Minimize Obstacles & Maximize Opportunities In This Brave New World   By George and Sedena Cappannelli For the NABBW Those of us who weren\’t born yesterday and haven\’t been hanging out with Rip Van Winkle in Sleepy Hollow, know we are in a time unlike any before. In addition to the many challenges we face — climate change, energy, education, healthcare, immigration, wealth inequality, gender and minority inequality to name a few — we are also in a demographic revolution that will, over the next several... Read More

Staying Inspired During Life\’s Challenges

March 18th, 2014

Staying Inspired During Life\’s Challenges By Natalie Caine, M.A. NABBW’s Associate for Life in Transition  Read More

Are You Guilty of Taking Your Excellence For Granted?

March 18th, 2014

Are You Guilty of Taking Your Excellence For Granted? By Judith Sherven, Ph.D. NABBW’s Associate for Healthy Relationships Perhaps… You did well in school with practically no effort. You’ve always been well-liked, even in grammar school. You’ve aced every employment interview you’ve ever had. Your people skills feel like second nature and people have always come to you for help. You receive praise from your manager but it doesn’t mean much because you’ve always been able to perform well. You enjoy your work because using your best skills is a real pleasure so you don’t... Read More

Want to Bake Something Irish This Week? How About Irish Soda Bread? (Actually, It\’s Called “Spotted Dog” in Ireland)

March 17th, 2014

Want to Bake Something Irish This Week? How About Irish Soda Bread? (Actually It\’s Called “Spotted Dog” in Ireland) By Pat Sinclair NABBW’s Associate on Cooking for Two I don\’t have to go back very far to find my Irish heritage as both of my maternal grandparents were Irish. Every year for St. Patrick\’s Day I bake Irish Soda Bread. Though a word about the name: Just as the French don\’t make French Toast — they call it “Pain Perdu,” (or “lost bread,”) so the Irish don\’t call this delightful quick bread Irish Soda... Read More

How to Rent an Apartment in Europe for Less

March 13th, 2014

How to Rent an Apartment in Europe for Less By Teresa Roberts NABBW’s Associate for Living Abroad  Read More

Wacky Retirement Words you Won’t Find in Webster’s

March 12th, 2014

Wacky Retirement Words you Won’t Find in Webster’s By Jan Cullinane NABBW’s Associate for The New Retirement  Read More