loved one

When You Lose a Loved One Who Handles All the Money

It's not uncommon for one person in a couple to take the lead in finances, but that can cause big problems later on.<p>Robert and Shirley were a typical …

Retirement

Shoot at Home: Laser Ammo Training Systems

There are many reasons to practice at home. Range costs, ammo availability, time availability, defensive tactics, and restrictive range rules can all …

Self Defense

A Few Things to Take Note of When Visiting and Comparing Potential Assisted Living Facilities | Times Square Chronicles

A Few Things to Take Note of When Visiting and Comparing Potential Assisted Living Facilities<p>Among the most important decisions you’ll ever make is …

Retirement

Can’t contact your family in Puerto Rico? Here’s what to do

If you have not been able to contact your loved one in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s Federal Affairs Administration is asking …

Caribbean

If You Have A Loved One With Dementia, Love Them The Same Way You Always Have

I have had the privilege of being an ambassador for Alzheimer's Society for a number of years now. My grandmother, Nans, lived with Alzheimer's for …

Canadian News

6 Ways You Can Be There for Someone Recently Diagnosed With MS

Finding out that you or a loved one has a chronic medical condition can be incredibly daunting, and multiple sclerosis is no exception. MS is a …

Medicine

What Is Mother! About?

Here’s a question: Should you go see <i>Mother!</i>, the new, polarizing, bearshit-insane film written and directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer …

Can You Get Paid for Taking Care of Mom?

Among the many words used to describe family caregivers — invisible, overwhelmed, heroic, to name just a few — one is often just assumed. That word …

Retirement

Watch: An Aged Father’s Resistance To His Grown-Up Daughter’s Overprotection

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Mémo is a four-minute animated short film revolving around a father-daughter relationship. ‘Louis’ is …

Animated Movies

This Guy Had The Sweetest, Most Creative Way To Comfort His GF Through Her Depression

Arguably the most difficult part of seeing someone you love go through a period of depression is feeling like there's nothing you can do to help. …

Mental Disorders

End-of-life decisions can be difficult. This doctor thinks ‘nudges’ can help

Six states have aid-in-dying laws. But doctors and advocates say not all health care providers are willing to assist patients in dying. Photo by …

Health Care

How Moms Can Lend a Hand To Grandmom As They Begin To Slow

Have you been contemplating having to put your loved one in a nursing home after a recent hospital stay or medical setback? Being a busy mom makes it …

Lifestyle

Breast Cancer Charity to Give Away Wedding Dresses

As its name suggests, Brides Against Breast Cancer (BABC) is not just a breast cancer charity—it is an organization of women who seek to bring together brides who have been affected by the disease. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the organization has announced that it will …

Weddings

Signs Someone You Love Is At Risk For Self-Harm — And Exactly What You Can Do To Help

Each year, more than 44,000 Americans die by suicide. For teens—the population I work with—suicide is the second leading cause of death. My focus, …

Happiness

Balancing a Career With the Needs of an Aging Family Member

Any woman with a career knows how challenging it can be on its own, without the added stress of being a caregiver to an aging family member. Our …

Lifestyle

Ireland's Coroners on the Cause Of Death - Documentary on One

<b>The role of the Coroner becomes important only when tragedy strikes with the sudden and unexplained death of a loved one. Tim Desmond is co-producer</b> …

News (Ireland)

Nirvana Bassist Emotionally Describes ‘Pain’ And ‘Anger’ Of Surviving Loss Of Suicide

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic appeared on the ‘I’m Listening’ suicide prevention broadcast over the weekend. Alternative Nation transcribed his …

Kurt Cobain

After Losing Their Daughter In A Car Crash, These Parents Met The Young Woman Her Organ Donation Saved

"I know every day I have here is because of Samantha."<p>Over a year after personal tragedy struck Angela and Ray Justice when their 20-year-old …

Good News

Parents' devastation after all three sons kill themselves in just six years as heartbroken family urge 'don't suffer in silence'

Two parents have faced the heartbreak of losing their three beloved sons to suicide .<p>Dad-of-one Stephen Ferrin, 31, died at the weekend just days …

Mental Health

What Suicide Survivors Want You to Know

Source: LoriNewman/USarmy/WikimediaCommonsAs the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, suicide remains a serious public health problem, …

Suicide

Disabled, not Defenseless

There was a time I couldn’t go to a gunshop or gun show without receiving self-defense advice from self-appointed authorities (their expertise …

Self Defense

Handling a loved one’s terminal cancer diagnosis, in 5 steps

One afternoon in February 2016, my mom didn’t text me to meet up for a coffee as we had planned. It wasn’t like her to forget. Yet it seemed her …

Cancer

Organ donation saves lives. Why don’t more people sign up for it?

The donated organs of teenager Jemima Layzell helped a record eight people to live. But hundreds of UK people on the waiting list die every year<p>I used to be squeamish and not want to think about organ donation – ugh, no thanks – until I saw something truly extraordinary that changed my mind. The …

Opinion

When Someone You Know Is At Risk Of Suicide: Overcoming The Fear Of Helping

The theme of this year's World Suicide Prevention Day is reaching out to help other people. Many of us want to, but find the prospect frightening.<p>I …

Mental Health

Guns, Paranoia And Aging Parents

Debates about guns continue and everyone agrees that guns should be kept out of the wrong hands. But no one is discussing <b>impaired elders with guns</b>. We’ve run into the issue more than once here at AgingParents.com, consulting with families. The adult child, our client, seeks advice about the parent …

Guns

Police seek new tips five years after Edmonton restaurateur shot dead outside Crestwood home

Police are turning to the public for fresh tips five years after a well known Edmonton restaurant owner was shot dead outside his Crestwood home.Chi …

Crime

OPINION: ‘My brother was dying and I just couldn’t see it’

Looking back I think I think I can pinpoint the moment I should have known something was wrong.

Suicide

The Beethovenfest and the "Distant Loved One"

Most popular music is clearly about love. Showing that love has also inspired a colorful array of art music is the goal of this year's Beethovenfest …

World News

Body of missing Omni employee found in hotel

HOUSTON - The body of an Omni Hotel employee missing since Hurricane Harvey was found Thursday in the flooded hotel.<p>Jill Renick, 48, was director of …

Dallas