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Travel

Summer Travel 2021: How to Stay Calm and Healthy

As we emerge from strict pandemic protocols, tips for tending to our well-being—especially on the road

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Aging Parents

How Creative Expression Can Improve Your Loved One’s Well-Being

Participating in the arts offers a host of physical, mental and social benefits for older adults.

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Illustration of seed sprouts in an egg carrton; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Seeds of Happiness

Planting seeds became a source of happiness in the community during the pandemic.

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An illustration of a cabin by a lake; Illustration By Michael Paraskevasi
God's Grace

How His Near-Death Experience Transformed His Soul

He almost died from Covid-19—but a glimpse of the afterlife proved he was meant to live.

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Senior woman is celebrating a joyful Mother's day moment with her daughter; Getty Images
Aging Parents

Meeting Your Mom’s Needs on Mother’s Day When She Has Memory Loss

A geriatric doctor, who cared for her mother with Alzheimer’s, shares tips to keep your celebration simple and flexible.

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An illustration of a wedding ceremony with two angels in the crowd; Illustration by Jamey Christoph
Angels

Was Her Father’s Dream a Heavenly Sign from Above?

She knew that angels, including her deceased grandfather, attended her pandemic wedding.

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John Haney with a photo of his grandmother; photo by Natalia Weedy
Stories of Hope

His Grandmother Held Fast to Her Faith and Her Family

The 98-year-old was isolated during the pandemic. But prayer and her positive attitude carried her—and her grandson—through.

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An illustration of a box that reads Care on top; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Box of Love

Her friend's thoughtful gift helped feed her children and reduced her stress.

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Positive Living

The Unexpected Pleasure of Writing a Note by Hand

Handwriting can feel like a lost art in our tech-heavy times. But putting pen to paper has positive and pleasurable benefits.

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A mailbox with a riddle; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Riddle Day

Her riddles helped others connect with loved ones and neighbors safely during the pandemic.

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