Seniors looking to meet other seniors have many options when it comes to making social contacts. Whether it's social media, online, or in person, you can find others who share your interests and expand your social circle.

When parents are unable to raise their children, grandparents often step in. In the U.S., there are millions of grandparents raising grandchildren. These families are often called “grandfamilies.” Of course raising your own grandchildren is not without it’s challenges, but it can also be rewarding.

Adjusting to being an empty nester can be difficult for some parents. Take these steps to ease your transition to your new and soon-to-be wonderful life.

New Year's resolution devotees are quick to dive into a detox diet and declare themselves disciples of mindful meditation come January 1st, but what of the cozy space they call home? Conventional wisdom dictates that a clean and cared-for home begets success in all of life's spheres. If you're in pursuit of perfectly kept living quarters, test-drive the top 10 cleaning tips for the New Year straight from the pages of Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook.

The New Year stands before us like a fresh chapter in a book. Once you’re done with your year-end reflection, it’s time to look forward to the year that’s about to start. What will you write for the next chapter of your life? It’s entirely up to you. Take the first step to make sure that it’s a great chapter by setting New Year’s resolutions.

Baking dozens of cookies and buying everyone gifts is the fun part, but with every Christmas season, a bunch of cleaning tasks must be tackled too, from handling detritus in the kitchen to picking up pine needles in the living room. Searching for quick and easy solutions for de-griming all those parts of the house? Look no further than these five genius suggestions from Real Simple editors and experts to make those holiday chores more manageable (and keep you from acting like the Grinch).

Grandparents, you are so much more than an occasional babysitter. You teach your grandchildren without even seeming like you are, and your wisdom is soaked up better than any lecture from a parent. You may not realize just how profoundly you affect your grandchildren. To keep your connection with them, read on for 14 traditions you can start with your grandchildren.