Family

Mari and her mom, Susie, get in the spirit of the season.
Family

A Hanukkah Tree for Her Methodist Mom

A Jewish daughter searches for the perfect gift for her Christian mother.

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Maryanne (right) with Gail
Aging Parents

She Found Purpose as a Family Caregiver

After being laid off from her job, she embraced the role of multigenerational caregiver for her parents and her developmentally-disabled sister. 

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Tips To Help Seniors Declutter
Advice for Caregivers

5 Tips To Help Seniors Declutter

Aging in place is easier for the elderly, and their caregivers, when the home is clutter-free.

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An artist's rendering of a Christmas festive handwritten note that reads 'You are off on the 24th or 25th. Enjoy your family! Your supervisor'.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Trading Places

By giving their days off to newer colleagues, they started a tradition of letting them celebrate with their loved ones.

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Guideposts staffer Mari Pack
Family

A Christmas Tree for Hanukkah

Guideposts staffer Mari Pack, who is Jewish, shares how she and her brother surprised their mother, who is Christian, with a Christmas tree on the final night of Hanukkah.

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A woman in her golden years embracing her aging mother.
Helpful Activities

8 Ways to Cover Assisted Living Costs

From insurance to more creative financing, help is available.

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Couple communicating
Life Advice

Do You Need to Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary?

Why finding the exact, right words for your feelings can improve your relationships and overall well-being.

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In need of help
Life Advice

What Can I Do in a Desperate Situation?

No matter what it is—death, divorce, homelessness, job loss—you can always turn to prayer.

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Bestselling author Karen Kingsbury
Family

Karen Kingsbury's Christmas Gift-Giving Tips

In this series of videos, bestselling author Karen Kingsbury talks about Christmas gift-giving, the decision to add a new puppy to her family and her Red Gloves collection of Christmas stories, available from Guideposts Books

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Family travel over the holidays
How to Pray

4 Short Prayers for Holiday Travel

Lots of us will the hit the road—and skies—to see family this holiday season. Here’s how to pray en route.

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