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Should I get a roommate?

After her husband's death, Leona in Santa Cruz, CA wants to get a roommate. Her children think it's unnecessary and dangerous. Mary offers her some advice.     read more

New Year's Resolution

Every year, Maggie's mother makes a big deal out of making (and keeping) New Year's Resolutions. Maggie is tired of it and asks Mary for a delicate way of getting out of this tradition. read more

My kids think I'm crazy for wanting a facelift

Lilly, a 68-year-old grandmother of three, wants a facelift, but her adult sons think she is crazy and should spend her money on traveling or a new hobby. Mary gives her two cents on the debate. read more

Mom's Alzheimer's is Making it Difficult to Take her Out

Gail from Draper, UT is concerned that her mother's behavioral symptoms from Alzheimer's is making it difficult to get out of the house. She turns to Mary Maxwell for advice. read more

How do I tell my grown kids I've found love again?

Barry in Union Pier, MI has found love again after losing his wife to cancer three years ago. There's just one hiccup: he's afraid to tell his grown children. Mary has some advice to help Barry see there's nothing to worry about. read more

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