Helping others

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Advice for Caregivers

7 Ways to Support a Loved One in Financial Trouble

A family caregiving expert shares why it's important and how to help your loved one manage their finances. 

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sweet Thanks

Their thoughtful initiative highlighted their appreciation to healthcare workers and evolved into Cookies for Caregivers.

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God's Grace

A Sign This Nursing Home Was Meant to Be

A family is reassured that they made the right choice for Dad.

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Caregiver Stress

Are You Too Hard on Yourself as a Caregiver?

Check out these 8 tips—from a licensed clinical social worker—on how to overcome this common, self-defeating mindset.

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Advice for Caregivers

5 Tips for Better Virtual Connection with Your Loved One

When Covid-19 restrictions keep you apart, try making the most of other forms of communication.

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Caregiver Stress

Caregiving and Its Rollercoaster Ride of Emotions

Once you acknowledge and accept your feelings, you can learn to channel them in positive ways.

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Bill Hanisch in his bakery; photo courtesy Bill Hanisch
People Helping People

This Baker Made Cakes for Graduating Seniors During the Pandemic

Bill Hanisch, better known as the Bunman, wanted to help the high school seniors feel special.

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A woman finding comfort in a Serenity Shawl; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Much-Needed Hug

This addiction recovery community sends comforting, blessed shawls to those in need.

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Shamrocks in various windows; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Feeling Lucky

How a neighborhood shamrock hunt brought their community closer on St. Patrick’s Day during the pandemic.

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: Chemo Countdown

A thoughtful gift from a friend brought her comfort and joy during her challenging chemotherapy.

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