Maintaining connections with other people is a major factor in optimal aging.  In this section, a number of contributors share their ideas and research on maintaining healthy relationships and establishing new ones. 


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Aging, General

 2 records found

50th Reunion Spurs Memories by Ken Potts


(July 21, 2019)
Thoughts of the 'In' crowd…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight Education Friends & Neighbnors Memories Relationships Social Activities


Passing the Torch by Ken Potts


(April 7, 2019)
Why the older generation must prepare to pass the torch to the young…
Topics: Future Optimal Aging Planning Relationships



Communication

 5 records found

On Expressing Feelings by Ken Potts


(August 17, 2020)
Emotionsal honesty has its limits…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Character, Integrity Communication COVID-19 Family Parenting, Parents Psychology, Psychological Health Relationships


The Truth About Lying by James N. Watkins


(August 7, 2020)
Don't destroy your credibility—check the facts and the Good Book!…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Communication COVID-19 Current Events, News Fraud Language, Meaning Media News Relationships Social Issues Social Media Trust Writing


Open Mic for Authors Reported by Stu Johnson


(June 10, 2020)
Special event for senior writers…
Topics: Communication Language, Meaning Writing


Life's Too Complex… by Ken Potts


(October 13, 2019)
…for 'bumper sticker' philosophies…
Topics: Communication Relationships Writing


'Winning' an Argument by Ken Potts


(June 30, 2019)
It's not always the mot important thing…
Topics: Civility Communication Relationships



Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 1 record found

Who is On Your Mean-the-Most List? by Bill Nichols


(March 26, 2016)
And whose mean-the-most list would you be on?…
Topics: Attitudes Communication Faith Relationships



General

 1 record found

All Wants Aren't Created the Same by Ken Potts


(June 9, 2019)
Learning to sort out the important ones…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Personal Issues Planning



Holidays

 3 records found

Happy Mother's Day 2020 by James N. Watkins


(May 7, 2020)
A collection of favorite cartoons and columns…
Topics: Family Gratitute Holidays Humor Mother's Day Relationships Tribute, Testimony


How to Deal with Family During the Holidays by Ken Potts


(December 23, 2018)
The holidays don't always live up to what we imagine them to be…
Topics: Christmas Civility Communication Family Holidays Holiday Season


Loneliness at Christmas by Rusty Wright


(December 13, 2015)
Feeling low this Christmas season? You're not alone. Amid holiday cheer, many lonely people are crying or dying on the inside…
Topics: Christmas Depresson Holidays Holiday Season Loneliness Personal Issues Relationships



News & Current Events

 1 record found

Kids, I Lost My Job by Ken Potts


(March 29, 2020)
Be open, honest with kids about your employment…
Topics: Communication Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Family News Parenting, Parents Relationships Unemployment Work



Relationships

 57 records found

Take Time to Listen by Ken Potts


(September 19, 2020)
Don't just talk—advice for parents (and grandparents)…
Topics: Communication Family Parenting, Parents Relationships


Talking to People You Disagree With by Megan Phelps-Roper, TED ideas


(September 12, 2020)
4 tips to help bring civility to a polarized world…
Topics: Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Civility Communication George Floyd Language, Meaning Politics Relationships Social Issues


God is on our side! And theirs? by James N. Watkins


(September 3, 2020)
Finding civility in a polarized society…
Topics: Bible Civility Communication Current Events, News Faith George Floyd Grace History Love Relationships Social Issues Social Media


The Joy of Grandparenting by Barbara Greenleaf


(August 14, 2020)
The ultimate win-win…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Family Grandchildren Gratitute Parenting, Parents Relationships


Changing Racist Hearts (5) by Rusty Wright


(July 23, 2020)
Abolishing the slave trade…
Topics: Change Crime, Justice, Punishment George Floyd Government History Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


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Technology

 1 record found

Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson


(April 9, 2020)
The human spirit responds to the COVID-19 pandemic…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Communication Computers (and other Digital devices) Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration Internet Music News Opportunity Religion Technology