Family

Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Family

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Barbranda Lumpkin Walls shares how her family coped with her father’s passing on Thanksgiving Day.

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Wanda Rosseland
Stories of Hope

Wanda Rosseland's Life on a Montana Farm

In this series of videos, longtime Guideposts contributor Wanda Rosseland looks back at the many years she's spent on a Montana farm and recalls her faith and her friends helped her deal with her husband's death.

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Stephanie Thompson
Aging Parents

The Challenges of Transitioning a Loved One into a Senior Facility

Longtime Guideposts contributor Stephanie Thompson shares some she learned from helping her husband's 90-year-old grandmother move from her home of 60 years into a facility 200 miles away.

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Actress Kate Mulgrew
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

Kate Mulgrew Shares Lessons Learned from Alzheimer's Caregiving

The acclaimed actress shares advice based on she what she learned from serving as her mother's healthcare guardian as she dealt with Alzheimer's disease.

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A vintage orange rotary phone.
Advice for Caregivers

5 Ways to Combat Illegal Robocalls

Scam callers target older adults, but there are ways to protect your loved one.

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Comforting a friend
Stories of Faith

How a Faith Community Can Support Us Through Grief

A set of beliefs, practices, rituals and traditions can meet us where we are during a time of terrible loss.

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Jeannie and Jim with their kids, Marre, Jack, Michael, Patrick and Katie
Stories of Hope

Life Lessons Jeannie Gaffigan Learned from Her Brain Tumor

The wife of comic Jim Gaffigan and busy mom of five changed her priorities following a health crisis.

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A mother and daughter in a loving embrace.
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Helpful Ways to Communicate with a Loved One Who is Hostile

An empathetic approach can work best when dementia causes belligerence.

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A mother overlooking her senior mother on a laptop.
Helpful Activities

Tips to Protect a Loved One Whose Judgment is Impaired

You can put safety first by keeping a watchful eye on activities.

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A senior father and his caregiver daughter having a laugh in their home.
Advice for Caregivers

3 Tips to Handle a Loved One’s Hostility

When you keep in mind that dementia is the cause, it can aid your understanding.

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