– How to Help Your Parents Make Friends

When my friends complain that their parents are lonely or bored and keep asking to spend time with them, I am always amazed. I have the opposite problem. It’s hard to get on my 85-year-old mom’s calendar!

My mother lives alone in a large, 55+ condo complex. She doesn’t have much money. Yet her days are always jam-packed with friends and fun activities.

If you’d like to get more phone calls from Mom, Dad (or both) telling you about all the fun stuff they’re doing instead of complaining they have nothing to do and want to hang out with you, consider offering your parents these five tips:

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