Every Veterans Day, the nation honors the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our country and the freedoms we cherish. Social Security honors veterans and active duty members of the military every day by giving them the support they deserve. A vital part of that is administering the Social Security disability program.

November 11, 2016 at 6:00 a.m.

Dating Violence Affects Seniors

Dating violence is not just an issue for teenagers - it can affect people of any age who are in a romantic or intimate relationship.

The Midlife Love Story

Those of us who marry in midlife are unlikely to make the Golden or or Diamond anniversary benchmarks (although if I live to be 104 and Charles makes it to 111, we could celebrate our 50th anniversary...).


Ten Questions to Deepen Your Relationship

As your love affair unfolds, you can use gentle questioning to learn more about your partner’s core values and to help you decide if this relationship is truly what you have wished for.

Menopause and Sex

Midlife relationships may very well encompass the “menopause years,” and menopause can have emotional and physical consequences that affect your sex life.

Mealtimes With Your Sweetie

After years of traditional dinners at the dining room table, Jennifer would have been very surprised to fast-forward to the present day and see herself eating in front of a favorite TV program with Charles.


Courage to Date in the New Year

If you are seeking a partner in the New Year, we'd like to give you a little encouragement.

How to enjoy your holiday without the stress

(BPT) - It’s ironic that a time traditionally associated with good cheer and merriment can turn into a virtual nervous breakdown for so many people.

Clever holiday entertaining shortcuts big on taste, low on stress

Entertaining done easy with 4 simple tips

Last-minute entertaining tricks for unexpected guests

(BPT) - The holiday season is a time for joy, giving and, at times, unexpected guests.

The importance of maintaining family traditions through the holidays

(BPT) - Holiday celebrations are a time for family, food, and fun. Part of what makes each holiday a special occasion are the family traditions that are celebrated and passed down each year.

Moods are Contagious

Joy is contagious. So is crabbiness. How can you maintain your own emotional balance when your partner is having a tough time?

Holiday Shipping 101

(Family Features) If one of your holiday tasks is shipping gifts to family and friends across the nation, knowing a few tips and tricks will ensure your packages get to them in time for the festivities.

Ethics in Dating

Most older adults can tell at least a few horror stories about how they have been treated badly in dating relationships. How many of us take the time to consider whether our own behavior is ethical?

‘Tis the Season to Safeguard Your Identity

(Family Features) The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is an exciting time.