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Angels

A Christmas Tree at Easter?

Her family had a long tradition of celebrating the holiday whenever their military men came home.

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Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Stories of Faith

Gratitude and Grief: When a Loved One Dies on Thanksgiving

Losing her father on a holiday was hard, but it also allowed her family to truly celebrate his life.

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A senior reading a novel in his cozy home.
Living Longer, Living Better

5 Tips for Aging in Place Safely

Keep your loved ones safe at home by checking the lighting, securing rugs and more.

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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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Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Family

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

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

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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 lessons 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

Jeannie Gaffigan: Life Lessons After a Brain Tumor Diagnosis

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

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