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

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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