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Why you should volunteer for digital inclusion

When I first moved to the US, I had come for an internship for a Norwegian company. One of my coworkers was close to 70 and had moved to the...

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4 causes of loneliness, and 1 myth

Senior loneliness is on the rise. Not only because of the growing rate of seniors, but also due to the forces changing our way of life.

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How to organize a holiday workshop: mixing friends with family

One thing that really has surprised me in recent years is how easy it is for my parents to get on with our friends’ parents.

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5 questions to answer for your Living Will

On the occasion of the National Family Caregiver month this November, this article is dedicated to sharing on a topic that we think does not get the attention that it...

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What my Grandma's Alzheimer's taught me

Yiayia (grandma in Greek) was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when she was about 79 years old. I was 18 at the time and had just finished school, and I was taking...

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7 ways to take care of your brain as you age

September is World’s Alzheimer awareness month, an international campaign by Alzheimer’s Disease International. The goal is to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia.

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6 early warning signs of Alzheimer's

September is World’s Alzheimer awareness month, an international campaign by Alzheimer’s Disease International. The goal is to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. For this reason, all...

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7 tips to care for loved ones as an expat

Most private caregivers these days are from the baby boomer generation. Some approaching 70 and caring for parents nearing 90. I’ve seen my mom take care of my grandma for...

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How expat families go back to school

Summer is coming to an end, and we prepare for another winter. For me, growing up as an expat kid, it usually meant saying goodbye to Greece and my mom’s...

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Is your Mom on Facebook too?

Facebook is 15 years old this year. So not even a decade ago, the bucket of users in the 55+ category was nearly empty.

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How to age healthy with the Mediterranean diet

Like a trek bird heading home for the summer, I’m once more making my annual summer trip back home, to my mom and her side of the family in Greece....

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4 steps for expats to optimise holidays at home

When you’re an expat, it’s hard to know if the best place to spend your holiday is truly at home. Balancing support for your family, their long list of chores;...

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No nation generation

At times the word expat feels a bit outdated. If you are also someone who moves around a lot you might be referring to your passport country as “home”.

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This is the secret to a long and healthy life ;)

Regardless of how old you are, what your current level is, or what preexisting conditions you might have - staying fit is one of the most important things you can...

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4 signs you are a long-distance caregiver

Worrisome signs of your loved ones’ frailty, progressive memory loss, or the decline in health require more and more of your attention. But what if you live far away?

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Mother's Day Special - Growing new roots

Nearly 100 countries around the World celebrated Mother’s Day this past Sunday. Including Australia, Greece, United States, Denmark, Canada, Japan, Colombia, South Africa, and Switzerland, to mention a few.

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One way ticket

I’ve lived in a different country than my parents for nearly 15 years. Having moved away for studies, I continued for work and have yet to return.

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