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"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says there are several reasons longtime friends and relatives might not visiting, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Growing up, the household of Tammy Swift's bestie seemed like nirvana. It was a spotless rambler — the height of 1970s’ cool, in her book — with a mom who dressed fashionably and kept their freezer stocked at all times with at least five different homemade cookies. But as time passed, she learned all moms contribute in their own way.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says a traumatic fall can cause alarming changes that family members may notice.
Family, friends, neighbors, even strangers, have come together to build “Annie B’s Bee Hive” at the Kelliher Liquor Store.

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Farmer Angela Dawson is trying to help others overcome obstacles and make a living from the land.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says it's certainly hard, but it's still worth trying to celebrate those big anniversaries, even if your spouse might not understand why you're celebrating.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says there are two choices: ignore it, or tell your relatives to stop.
The 1950 U.S. Census has officially been released after 72 years of waiting. What you learn about America back then might surprise you, according to columnist Tracy Briggs.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says it's best to simply cherish having extra time to say goodbye.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says there are several options on the market, but it's important to pay attention to the details to find the right device for a loved one.

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"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says it's important to be nonjudgmental while trying to address a parent becoming sedentary.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack turns over her column to a guest writer who says there are things families need to figure out before making big promises.
The genealogy site MyHeritage is not only animating old photos, they're helping deceased loved ones talk and tell you their "LiveStory."

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