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Phased Retirement – Not as Simple as It Sounds

The concept of phased retirement originated in Sweden in the 1970’s and quickly made headway in the U.S.  A phased retirement program offers options for employees approaching retirement to reduce work days or hours, and therefore transition to full retirement. … Continue reading

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Getting Child/Parents Ready for College

Going away to college is a sign that childhood is officially over.  Now you and your child are shopping for those extra-long twin sheets, and figuring out how to pack one or more seasons of clothing.  With proms, parties and … Continue reading

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Elder Care Issues Surface in the Workplace

Are you or many of your employees providing care for a senior citizen?  If so, you’re not alone. A Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey reports that during a three-month period in 2011, almost 40 million adults provided some unpaid … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Single Working Dads

When celebrating Father’s Day this month, don’t overlook those dads who must do double-duty – single working fathers. There are 2.3 million families in the U.S. that are headed by a single father.  Fully 27% of working single parents are … Continue reading

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Traumatic Events Affect Children

Our nation has experienced many tragedies in recent months, including the Boston Marathon bombings and the disastrous fire and explosions in Waco, Texas.  Even if not personally affected, we as adults struggle with feelings of sadness, anger and fear.  Children … Continue reading

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Working Parents – Managing Workplace and Parenting Stress

Every morning you scurry around your home preparing your family for the day.  Walk the dog, pack lunches, zipper up the kids’ coats, grab backpacks and run out the door just in time to meet the school bus.  You’re halfway … Continue reading

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April Celebrations

April is here, and spring too, although it doesn’t feel like it yet here in the Northeast.  And, although each month has many daily, weekly and monthly observances, the celebrations really blossom during this April. Of course, we all know … Continue reading

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