Relationships Resumed: Grandparents and Grandchildren Getting Back Together
May 5, 2021
So, how long has it been for you? Eight months? Twelve months? Fourteen months? If you’re a grandparent, you’ve likely been counting the months (or, let’s face it, days) since the last time you had an in-person hug and kiss from your grandchild. While most of us have Zoomed and…
Your Best Shot: What’s Next, Now That You’ve Been Vaccinated?
March 31, 2021
If you’re one of the lucky 64% of adults over 65 who’ve received at least one dose of your COVID-19 vaccine, congratulations. Even with just one dose in your arm, new data shows that 2 weeks after the first dose the vaccine is already 80% effective, and 2 weeks after…
Gray Area: Coming To Terms With Our Pandemic Gray Hair
March 3, 2021
For some, the transition to gray has been long overdue and welcomed. For others, they’re still getting used to the image of gray hair every time they pass a mirror. For all of us, the onset of the coronavirus has meant a slew of changes, some life-threatening, some thankfully minor….
Colds, Flu And You: What Have We Learned To Protect Ourselves Going Forward?
February 24, 2021
Those of us fortunate enough to have avoided COVID probably have something else to celebrate: no real flu and few common colds this winter. In fact, only about 1400 people in the US have tested positive for the flu this season, just a small fraction of the usual numbers. And…
Grief Stricken: How The Pandemic Has Affected Our Grief Rituals
February 17, 2021
Early in the pandemic, we reported on the way funeral plans and mourning rituals were changing as a result of the devastation of the coronavirus. Little did we realize that months later, so many of us would be grappling with the new realities of loss and death as we struggle…
COVID Couples: Love In The Time Of COVID
February 10, 2021
If ever there were a reason for relationships to be under stress, now would be that time. However strong your marriage or long term relationship has been, the pressures from the pandemic- be they financial, physical, emotional, or too much togetherness- have caused even the best relationships to occasionally buckle…