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How Do I Parent A Child With Special Needs

Join Futures Academy and PAUSE4kid’s for a presentation on parenting of children with special needs.

Friday, January 24 • 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Futures Academy, 30700 Russell Ranch Rd., Suite 180, Westlake Village

Guest Speaker: Amity Grimes, BSN, MA, RN – professional Parent Educator Continue reading

Family Meetings Matter

Aging is our challenge and our privilege. Our friends or family are of great comfort as we get older, and yet we still may encounter obstacles. Family meetings are considered a major source of ongoing communication. While it is common to delay conversations and discuss wishes, the reality is that death or incapacity can come at any time. Continue reading

Seniors Going It Alone Need A Plan

According to the United States Census Bureau, some 27 percent of Americans 65 and older are living alone. That number of seniors is growing at a rate of about 10,000 every single day. Baby Boomers, born from around 1946 to 1964, now number over 70 million. They tend to live alone more often. This huge population has experienced higher divorce rates and lower number of children than any other generation, leaving many Boomers venturing out on their own in their later years. Aging Alone Continue reading