Health and Wellness

Deborah Novak strike a ballet pose in her dressing room.

Tips on Coping with Pain

Ballet dancer Deborah Novak shares some personal tips on how to steer through muscle pain and find beauty in the day-to-day.

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A young man struggles during a recovery support group session

Surrender: The Key to Recovery

Giving up the fight against addiction might be the best approach.

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Former MMA fighter Jacob Leckich

How This MMA Fighter Recovered from Addiction

His hard-partying life had brought him to the end of his rope, but could God love, accept and forgive someone like him?

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A father walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.

An Addict Embraces God's Forgiveness

He realized the life he left behind included family, acceptance and most importantly—love.

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This Senior Synchronized Swim Team Finds Healing in the Water

This Senior Synchronized Swim Team Finds Healing in the Water

The Harlem Honeys and Bears senior swim team prove why swimming is the best form of therapy.

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World War II veteran Wally Richardson

The Wit and Wisdom of Wally Richardson

This World War II veteran shares how he works to positively influence the lives of middle-school students with sage advice and wise adages.

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Bill skiing on the slopes.

How the 12-Step Program Gave Him Strength in an Avalanche

He’d survived Vietnam, then years of drug and alcohol addiction before getting sober. But could he survive this?

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A senior woman gardening outside in the Spring weather.

50 Things to Like About Aging

Seniors share the reasons why getting older is better.

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Staff members prepare for the Founder's Day Service Project day. Pictured are Dave Crowley, Courtney Hughbanks, Mimi Wahlfeldt, Kirsten Stockton, Karen Scott, Tammy Fasold, Kayla Sargent and Lori Grant.

How a Volunteer Team Helped a Family in Need

The group stepped in to help the family of a man dying from cancer.

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Knitters woven together by common thread: Marjorie Swearingen, Louise Goding, Susan Fintel, Jan Paul, Ruth Pezley, Helen Wigert, Barb Weide and Genevieve Laux.

Volunteer Retirees Knit Blankets for Charity

These residents support the community and each other with every stitch.

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Diner operator Tammy Kronz says resident volunteers help her pass savings on to customers. "They may not be speed demons," says Tammy of her volunteers.

See How These Retirees Keep a Diner Running

Volunteering to wait on tables keeps these seniors connected and active.

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Fiddleheads

3 Short-Seasoned Spring Vegetables to Treasure

These seasonal gifts will remind you to stop and savor the brief but vibrant pleasures of spring.

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