Making Friends as Adults: life transitions

I recently read an interesting book about adult friendships by Robin Dunbar: “Friends: Understanding the Power of Our Most Important Relationship”. This article describes an interview with Dunbar: Dunbar’s Number Dunbar is famous for the “Dunbar’s number” of about … Read more

Life Transitions: Aging and happiness

Jane E. Brody, a science writer for the New York Times, recently turned 80 and wrote her reflections on the aging and happiness. She describes the secret of a happy and vibrant old age: “Strive to do what you love … Read more

Life Transitions: Caregivers struggle

This article describes the toll the pandemic has taken on people who care for the older population. Caregivers often struggle without much support. “A study recently published in The Gerontologist, comparing 576 family caregivers to nearly 3,000 non-caregivers, found significantly … Read more