Tag: retirement

Am I Obliged To Give Free Services To Family And Friends?

September 20, 2020 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Am I Obliged To Give Free Services To Family And Friends?

A semi-retired couple is often asked to devote their time and skills to providing free services to people they know who don’t want to pay professionals. They have a hard time saying NO.

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Retired and Feeling Disconnected

September 18, 2020 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Retired and Feeling Disconnected

Many people are feeling disconnected during the pandemic. This retired therapist has lost her friends and seeks advice.

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My Friend Wants To Get Together Too Often 

August 2, 2020 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Wants To Get Together Too Often 

When one friend wants to get together more often than another, the situation can wind up making both of them uncomfortable. 

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In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

January 17, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Novelist Jennifer Weiner writes about her 97-year-old grandmother’s experiences with mean girls in a retirement home.

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My Home Away from Home: Making friends in Maine

August 28, 2011 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

There are challenges in making and keeping friends in two geographical locations simultaneously but they can be overcome if you set your mind to it.

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Finding friends in the middle of nowhere

January 3, 2011 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How do you find friends if you live in the middle of nowhere?

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Friendship by the Book: Friday Nights

January 3, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

They were women, of different ages and stages of life, who formed an amazing but unlikely sisterhood. The diverse group—that numbered only six—included women who were single, married, divorced, and widowed; unemployed, working at home, working away from home, and retired; with and without children. They came together on Friday nights drawn to the pleasures […]

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