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Elder Mediation Can Help Families Resolve Caregiving Conflicts

Jim T. Miller | Posted 03.21.2017 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any services that you know of that help families resolve caregiving conflicts? My mother - who just turned 82 - recently ...

Watch Mom And Daughter Reconnect After 7 Years Of Estrangement

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

“I stopped talking to my mom seven years ago, and it was the best decision I ever made,” says Jennifer. “The reason I cut my mom off was because...

Are Family Fights Good For Kids?

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.30.2014 | Science

There's nothing fun about a nasty family argument, especially when everyone has gathered for Thanksgiving or some other festive event. And research ha...

26 Things I'll Be Thankful for (Not Really) on Thanksgiving

Gina Barreca | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Gina Barreca

--M is for "My mother used to make it this way, but of course you have every right to do what you want in your own kitchen."

Man Gets Steamed Because Chicken Is Baked, Not Fried

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.04.2012 | Weird News

A family dinner that started out with salt and pepper ended up with charges of assault and harassment — all because George Rhome was steamed that th...

Your Child, The Stranger

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 04.12.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

The destruction of the parent-child bond was a persistent source of melancholy, a feeling of incompleteness that weighed down the soul.