She’s not the teacher, but when 70-year-old Joann Priestly shows up at this preschool, she is well-prepared for each lesson. Priestly is a volunteer “foster grandma” with a national program…
Bobbe Akalonu, 82, moves slowly and carries a cane. Elegantly dressed with her wide-brimmed black hat, she has places to go. The LA native has spent the last six years…
Old age comes fast, and many aren’t sure how to plan for the inevitable. But in Michelle Cotton’s family, kids have taken care of their parents for generations.
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