Helping others

A young caregiver helping a patient.
Family Caregiving

Is Caring for a Family Member Good Experience for Professional Caregiving?

You learn a lot by doing, but training in dementia care is important for any caregiver—professional or otherwise.

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Sandy Blair, founder of Operation WEBS
People Helping People

Sandy Blair on Helping Military Women Transition to Civilian Life

After experiencing her own struggles in transitioning away from the military, she came up with a way to help other women have an easier time of it.

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Various healthy meal ideas.
Advice for Caregivers

Make Sure Your Loved One’s Diet Is Healthy Despite Covid-19 Challenges

Proper nutrition is crucial for older adults. Follow these tips to help your loved one maintain healthy eating habits.

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An aging mother having a conversation with her caregiver daughter.
Advice for Caregivers

How to Take Care of Yourself as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

Juggling the care of your children and an aging loved one calls for a dose of help.

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Alex Trebek
People Helping People

Alex Trebek Donates $500K to Faith-Based Non-Profit for Homeless Seniors

The award-winning television host’s contribution will go toward the construction of Hope of the Valley’s next homeless shelter.

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Siphiwe Baleka
Exercise

This Truck Driver Got Fit and Then Got Busy Helping Other Truckers

When he saw his fitness rapidly fading, this former Ivy League athlete resolved to do something about it.

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A mural of George Floyd on a wall along Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado
People Helping People

Guideposts' Response to George Floyd’s Death and the Worldwide Protests

Guideposts is committed to including the voices of more Black authors in our content and supporting prayer and conversations to promote understanding.

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Heart-shaped pizza
People Helping People

Pizzeria Owner Turns Robbery into Opportunity to Help Struggling Families

The kind gesture has helped dozens of families experiencing food insecurity as a result of the pandemic.

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Baker and humanitarian Michael Platt
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: A Teenage Baker Fights Hunger

Michael Platt of Maryland bakes sweet treats to help the less fortunate.

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 Rick and three of his siblings pose with Nora (in orange)
Aging Parents

The Angel Who Brightened His Mother's Final Years

Living 3,000 miles away, Executive Editor Rick Hamlin wished he could do more for his aging mother. Then came a caregiver named Nora...

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