In the twenty-first century, people are living longer and healthier lives after retirement, and "downsizing" is a topic that is often discussed. Downsizing can refer to a spatial change and can take on many forms: single-family bungalows, condominiums, apartments,...
I’ve heard it said that a bond between a grandparent and a grandchild can be a magical one. If I could properly find the words to describe my deep connection with my late Nonna, my maternal grandmother, this piece...
Most of us are very busy as the holidays approach. After shopping for gifts, decorating our homes and attending parties, there is little time left. Don’t have time to bake all of the treats you’d like? Why not invite...
The 6th article in the Dad’s Had a Stroke Series under our stories section. Stroke Rehab.So Dad has been here at stroke rehab for more than a month now. We have a family meeting booked at the 6- week...
The end of a caregiving experience leaves you a new person, yet without the time and perspective to adjust to that newness. It also brings up a conundrum—how do you move forward as this new person when you're missing...
It astounds me as to how many of my peers feel old.  I don’t relate to that at all.  In fact, I recently celebrated my 65th birthday.  While some of you may think, “Oh, she’s just a kid”, others...
Garret Mathews asked a number of prominent people to recall growing up and playing baseball.      From basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale: “Growing up, I was a baseball fanatic. We lived 30 minutes from Yankee Stadium, so naturally I wanted to be...
At Amintro, our specific focus is on mature adults – those 50+ individuals who are embracing a stage of life that you might find alternately exciting or frightening. We try to help by sharing articles of interest, articles that...
We are pleased to announce this new book release that is a MUST read! In Journey’s End we write about death, dying, and end-of-life issues. These are real-life circumstances. We attempt to define and describe them. We discuss ways to...
And so our journey has begun…..Dad has had a stroke, a typical caregiver story.I am an independent, confidant, intelligent woman, I can figure this out. I can do this! No big deal. I have had curve balls thrown at...