Helping others

Mark Speckhart
Living With Cancer

This Cancer Survivor Built a Bench in the Woods to Inspire Others

After surviving Stage 3 cancer, Mark Speckhart built a bench in a forest that offers respite and comfort to those who come upon it.

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An elderly man being comforted by his caregiver daughter.
Resource Center

How to Spot the Signs of Elder Abuse

Once you know the risks and red flags, you can take steps to protect your loved one.

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Mom Buys 1,500 Pairs of Shoes to Donate to Her Community
People Helping People

Mom Buys 1,500 Pairs of Shoes to Donate to Her Community

The unlikely purchase is bringing the neighborhood together.

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A woman writing in her daily journal.
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6 Tips to Care for an Aging Parent from Caregivers

New to caregiving? Follow this advice from experienced caregivers

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An artist rendering of a colorful bouquet which included sunflowers, violets, and daisies.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Still Blooming

These bouquets of flowers bring joy to her recipients and herself.

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An artist's rendering of a man sitting on a bench as his dog drinks water.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sit and Rest

This couple helped passerbys relax during the dog days of summer.

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An artist's rendering of a Thank You card with Walt Disney World in the background.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Thanks All Around

Her note cards showed her appreciation for everyone at Disney World.

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Author and motivational speaker Trent Shelton
Motivational Stories

Trent Shelton: How Failure Inspired Him to Find a New Purpose

When he didn't achieve his NFL dreams, he had to forge a new path to success and contentment—helping others in the process.

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Rescuers form a human chain in dangerous water
Stories of Hope

They Formed a Human Chain and Saved Nine People from Drowning

An evening on the beach took a dramatic turn when a riptide put a family at risk.

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