Grandparents

An artist's rendering of a vintage sewing machine with wings; Illustration by Dan Bransfield
Angels

How Her Grandmother’s Vintage Sewing Machine Came to the Rescue

Remembering her grandmother’s loving spirit, she sewed more than 100 masks for staff at a local hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Prayers from heaven
How to Pray

How Your Loved Ones in Heaven Can Continue to Pray

It’s possible to receive encouragement from ancestors we have never met.

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Tonya May Avent. Photo credit: Jim Graham
Blended Families

Why Sweet Tea for Christmas?

Over the years, this delicious beverage became the cornerstone of her family’s holiday celebration.

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Jean Locker
Exercise

Dear Aging: Slow Down a Little, Please

As she celebrates her 75th birthday, Jean L., one of the Arnicare “Dear Aging” contest winners, reflects fondly on her life experiences. 

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A grandmother receives a kiss from her granddaughter.
Grandchildren

5 Positive Character Traits To Instill in Your Grandchildren

Making biscuits with her three-year-old granddaughter helped her to teach patience, perseverance, perspective and more.

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A retired woman helps with child care.
Aging Parents

Retirees Have a Wealth of Skills to Offer in Service to Others

Knowledge, expertise and wisdom build with age, and are important indicators of job success.

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An older professor standing in front of a blackboard with math equations.
Sponsored Content

Unretiring: 5 Meaningful Job Options for Older Workers

Whatever your reason for heading back into the job force, you want it to make a difference.

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An artist's rednering of an angel peering through a painting frame.
Angels

An Unexpected Gift From Her Late Grandmother

A special angel must have hid a painting of her grandparents on their wedding day so that only she could find it.

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Bible verses about relationships
Life Advice

6 Bible Verses That Will Help Strengthen Relationships

The ancient wisdom of Scripture has a lot to teach us about communicating with others. 

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Grandfather's Instagram Art Helps Him Stay Connected to His Family
Living Longer, Living Better

This Grandfather’s Instagram Art Helps Him Stay Connected to His Family

Chan Jae Lee, a 77-year-old Korean artist, draws whimsical pictures to keep in touch with his grandkids around the world.

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