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Eric Dungan (insert) with his friend, World War II veteran George Crouch
People Helping People

A Social Worker Helps a WWII Veteran Survive Covid-19

An Army reservist devoted himself to seeing a man who reminded him of his father through a battle with the coronavirus.

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Sam Sifton cooking in his home in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Photo by Stephen Speranza
Stories of Hope

Sharing Food and Faith During This Difficult Holiday Season

The acclaimed New York Times food editor offers five ways to celebrate the joy of Christmas—even from afar.  

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Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn Star in Netflix's The Christmas Chronicles 2
Movies and TV

Netflix Debuts ‘The Christmas Chronicles 2,’ Starring Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn

The cast talk about blended families, believing in Santa and why this movie is so important right now.

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A Southern Casserole at a New York Thanksgiving
Family

A Southern Casserole at a New York Thanksgiving

The coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to spend the holiday with her family down South. So, she decided to bring a little Southern comfort to her northern celebration.

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Reassuring a family member
Positive Living

Managing ‘What If I Get Covid?’ Anxiety

How families can keep worry in its place during the pandemic

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Houston Kraft; Photo courtesy of Houston Kraft
Positive Thinking

How to Practice Deep Kindness During Covid-19

A new book challenges us to change the world by going beyond regular acts of good will.

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Captain Eric L. Dungan
People Helping People

How an Army Social Worker Helped a WWII Veteran Survive Covid-19

Captain Eric Dungan shares how he forged a bond built on hope and courage with Army veteran George Crouch during the height NYC's coronavirus crisis.

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Managing Life Changes

Trailblazing Female Chaplain on Overcoming Fear and Finding Gratitude in Tough Times

Karen Diefendorf reflects on her career as female chaplain in the army, Tyson Foods and beyond.

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Caregiver Stress

How to Care for Yourself While You Care for Your Loved Ones

It’s anything but selfish to take respite as a caregiver, especially during Covid-19.

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Aging Parents

7 Tips to Improve Your Loved One’s Sleep Routine, as Well as Your Own

The stresses and disruptions of Covid-19 have made good sleep habits more important than ever.

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