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Gift giving
Positive Living

5 Tips on Picking the Perfect Gift

How to make a loved one feel extra special this holiday season.

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Kristen Kemp and her mother, Carolyn; photo courtesy Kristen Kemp
Aging Parents

Her Mother With Alzheimer’s Sang ‘Silent Night’

Dementia had taken away so much from her mother and her family. But at the Christmas Eve service, she realized their faith would see them through.

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie
Living Longer, Living Better

How Do You Plan to Connect With Others Over the Holidays?

Social interactions are crucial to our health and happiness, especially during this season.

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Books as Christmas gifts
Books

Giving a Book as a Gift? How to Make It Extra Special

What you write inside the front cover will make it a lifetime treasure.

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An illustration of a family holiday dinner; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: The Gift of Kindness

Instead of receiving gifts, she asked her family to spread kindness to those in need.

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An adult woman and her senior mother walk along a beach
Advice for Caregivers

5 Ways to Move Past Caregiver Denial

It’s not easy to accept that a loved one is dealing with dementia. From educating yourself to hiring respite care, here is how to come to terms with a difficult diagnosis.

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Marilyn, Dolly and Chuck; photo courtesy Marilyn Turk
Pets

A New Dog Helped This Retiree Strengthen His Faith

He had plans for retirement—travel, fishing and relaxing with his wife. They didn’t include a rambunctious puppy named Dolly.

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Edwina Perkins; photo by Grant Halverson
Stories of Hope

A Kenyan Christmas: Hot Weather, Elaborate Costumes and a Live Elephant

The family was on a mission trip in Africa for the holidays. Could they find joy and embrace new traditions so far from home?

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The cast of the CW's 'The Waltons' Homecoming
Movies and TV

Another Christmas on Walton's Mountain

A half-century after the Walton family made its first appearance on televisions across the U.S., a TV film airing on the CW revisits their story.

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Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth; photo by Larsen&Talbert
Music

Conversations with Kristin Chenoweth

In these videos, actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth talks about her new holiday album, "Happiness Is ... Christmas," recalls her first audition and shares why Guideposts magazine holds such a special place in her heart.

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