Helping others

Illustrations of various acts of kindness; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Adventures in Kindness

Helping others through random acts of kindness became the best way to heal her heartache.

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Illustration of seed sprouts in an egg carrton; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Seeds of Happiness

Planting seeds became a source of happiness in the community during the pandemic.

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Illustration of a dog taking a break at the pit stop; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Puppy Pit Stop

Their pet friendly break area became a great way to connect with neighbors and other furry friends alike.

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Anthony Zhou, Allen Zhou and Aditi Merchant, founders of Big & Mini; Credit: Big & Mini
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: Helping Young People and Seniors Connect

Big & Mini, a new social connection platform created by college students, bridges the generational divide.

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WWII military war veteran father and daughter walking; Getty Images
Advice for Caregivers

How to Make Memorial Day Meaningful for an Older Veteran

If you’re a caregiver to a loved one who served in the military, this day of remembrance offers a special opportunity to connect.

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Senior woman is celebrating a joyful Mother's day moment with her daughter; Getty Images
Aging Parents

Meeting Your Mom’s Needs on Mother’s Day When She Has Memory Loss

A geriatric doctor, who cared for her mother with Alzheimer’s, shares tips to keep your celebration simple and flexible.

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Conditions and Illnesses That Can Lead to Falls

When you understand these medical risk factors, you can support your older loved one avoid an injury.

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A watering can pouring out symbols of love, and the McDonalds logo; Illustration by Sonia Pulido
Angels

Her Faith was Restored While Waiting at the Drive Thru

How an unexpected act of kindness at McDonald’s assured her that God’s good neighbors were everywhere.

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Raylene Nickel and her farmer friends, Sam and Tony; photo by Kristine Rau
Stories of Hope

A Farmer Mentors the Next Generation

Amid the struggles of rural America, a lifelong farmer sees signs of renewal.

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An illustration of a happy girl wearing mouse ears; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Magic Makers

The Magic Yarn Project has created more than 30,000 wigs for children battling cancer in 51 countries.

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