Helping others

Helpful grocery bagger
Positive Living

When a Little Help Comes at the Grocery Checkout

In doing their jobs, grocery baggers are also giving us the chance to take a break and enjoy a simple kindness.

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Two women practicing tai chi outdoors.
Aging Parents

Understanding the Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Knowing what to look for is the first step toward getting your loved one a diagnosis and care.

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Knitting as love
Inspiring Stories

Knitting as a Way of Giving Back

How a crafty church group comforts mariners at sea.

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Shane McDaniel and his sons (from left) Harrison, Wyatt and Henry in front of their pile of charity firewood.
People Helping People

How a Family Photo Kept The Christmas Spirit Alive

A Facebook post prompted many people to come together to donate firewood to veterans, seniors and single parents for the holidays. 

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ssica and her husband, Spencer, before the trek turned treacherous
Stories of Hope

Trapped in an Ice Cave: Would They Be Rescued in Time?

Young parents with an affinity for rock climbing and outdoor adventures lose their way in an underground cave.

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Stephanie and Mam Ma
Aging Parents

A Take-Charge Caregiver Learns the Value of Asking for Help

Relocating three senior family members seemed a daunting task; accepting assistance made it possible.

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Helping pick up trash in a park
Life Advice

Why You Should Never Give Up on Doing Good

Doing a good deed may not change the world, but it can change you.

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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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A daughter taking care of her mother while having a laugh.
Advice for Caregivers

When You Become a Caregiver: Taking on a New Role

Caring for a loved one alters your relationship, but a wealth of resources can help you navigate. 

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Man Designs Elevated Gardens for People with Accessibility Challenges
People Helping People

Man Designs Elevated Gardens for People with Accessibility Challenges

Terry Garrett is on a mission to provide everyone the opportunity to garden, regardless of their physical limitations. 

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