Helping others

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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Dot and Trouper hanging out at the beach.
Service Animals

How Trouper the Raccoon Changed Her Life

This animal rehabber has rescued many creatures before, but this raccoon was different. 

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Maddie McGarvey
Pets

How The Good News Llamas Spread God's Love

Tom Ross always felt like he and his wife, Judy, should be doing something more with their lives, so he decided to buy some llamas. Judy was skeptical, but when she saw how these animals helped others, it not only changed her view but their lives as well.

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9 Strategies for Dealing with Repetition in People with Dementia
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

9 Strategies for Dealing with Repetition in People with Dementia

Discovering what’s behind your loved one’s repetitive questions can help you manage them.

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A caregiver engaged in conversation with her loved one on a bench outside.
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

What to Know About Wandering in People with Dementia

A potential symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, wandering behavior can stem from a search for safety and reassurance.

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