Helping others

Mazi Kannan, owner of Washington, D.C.'s Sakina Halal Grill
People Helping People

A Successful Restaurateur Gives Back to Those in Need

In his Washington, D.C., restaurant, Kazi Mannan feeds 80-90 needy people a day, giving them the full dining-out experience seated side by side with paying customers.

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An older man undergoes walking physical therapy with guidance.
Resource Center

5 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Loved One from Falling

 Alzheimer's and dementia can lead to falls, and potentially serious injuries, but there are ways to keep your loved one safer.

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An older woman grocery shopping on a budget.
Resource Center

5 Ways to Assist An Older Adult with Budgeting

Cutting back on unnecessary expenses can help protect your loved one from financial harm.

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A young Afro-American woman receiving a spa facial treatment.
Resource Center

How to Find Time for Yourself as a Dementia Caregiver

Self-care resources offer ways to share your responsibilities and lighten the emotional burden.

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Civil rights icon Rosa Parks
Stories of Hope

Rosa Parks: 9 of Her Most Inspiring Quotes

We honor Rosa Parks' memory on her birthday with nine of her inspiring quotes.

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Allison snuggles three of her foster puppies.
Dogs

A Day in the Life of a Full-Time Pet Foster Parent

She cares for multiple dogs and cats while getting them ready to find their forever families.

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Franklin, Vincent and Xavier the therapy rats.
Service Animals

She Trains Rats to Become Therapy Animals

The smart and social rodents comfort seniors and students alike. 

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1950s teens line up for the polio vaccine
Coping With Illness

His Son's Brave Battle to Recover from Polio Bolstered a Father's Faith

In this story from the October 1954 issue of Guideposts, a father writes a touching letter to his son.

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Maris Rose Belding
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: She's Working to Feed the Hungry

Recent college grad Maria Rose Belding created an online platform that transfers surplus food to pantries and soup kitchens.

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A jar full of pink notes of encouragement.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Happy Jar

Her husband surprised her on Valentine's Day during her preganancy.

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