Helping others

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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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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A woman receiving support from a group in her community.
Sponsored Content

4 Ways to Prevent Caregiver Social Isolation

Whether it's joining a support group or simply asking for a hand, here are a few ways for caregivers to stay connected.

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An employee talking to her employer about caregiving duties.
Sponsored Content

4 Ways to Care for a Parent While Succeeding at Work

Balancing your career and caregiving roles can be tough, but these practical tips can help.

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Geri Christensen
Living Longer, Living Better

Mystery Solved: She Found the Perfect Project to Engage Her Ailing Friend

She prayed long and hard for an activity they could still do together. The answer? Writing mystery novels.

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A senior women chats with family on her tablet
Living Longer, Living Better

5 Ways to Be a Better Listener

Seniors can easily become isolated and lonely. Learning how to practice ‘Active Listening’ can help the elderly remain connected.

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Finding meaning in grief
Coping With Grief

How to Use Personal Hardships to Help Others

When we face adversity, we have a choice. We can give up or turn our situation into something meaningful.

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Carol Zemola Garsee
Living Longer, Living Better

Everyday Greatness: This 77-Year-Old Woman Biked Across the Country

Twelve years sober, she talked to God while cycling and raised money for several charities.

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Emily, the Rosses'  first llama, is 23 years old.
Pets

Sharing the Good News of Faith—and Llamas?

Although this couple's retirement plan was to start a ministry, they never thought they would be led to one with llamas.

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Wally the alligator and his caretaker.
Service Animals

Meet Wally, the Emotional Support Alligator

The five-foot-long alligator enjoys watching television, rummaging the kitchen cupboard and bringing joy to others.

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