Excellent NPR Series on Aging and Family

NPR’s new series Family Matters, covering aging, family, money, relationships, basically everything, is an inspirational and thought provoking feature on how different families survive and thrive in the old/new world of aging.

Here’s the link to the series page where you can listen to all the broadcasts¬†http://www.npr.org/series/150002308/family-matters

There’s one particular story that caught my attention — the 12 and 14 year old great-grandkids know and are OK with the fact being part of their family means looking out for their Great-Grandma. The kids sound so well-adjusted, like it’s no big deal for them to check-in on Great-Grandma. I was smiling at the radio. Here’s the link:¬†http://www.npr.org/2012/05/29/153705887/family-matters-pitching-in-to-take-care-of-grandma


–Jeanne & MaryAnne

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