How to Prepare Your Parents for a Home Renovation
Renovations can be stressful. Here are some tips on ways you can support your parents throughout the process.
How to Talk to Your Parents About Updating Their Home
If your parents wish to stay in their home as they age, here are a few tips on how to discuss potential renovations.
Extreme Sports Athlete Turns Passion Into New Career
Former kindergarten teacher Shawn Brokemond took a midlife career risk to do more with her thrill-seeking hobby. At 54, she has no regrets.
92-Year-Old Takes On Epic National Park Adventure
Joy Ryan and her grandson Brad have been rebuilding their relationship while on a seven-year quest to visit all 63 U.S. national parks.
Army Colonel Bikes Cross-Country for Fallen Heroes
Col. Chris Kolenda lost six paratroopers in Afghanistan. Fifteen years later, he honored them by biking 1,700 miles and visiting each of their graves.
Meet the First Person to Race a Car on 7 Continents
After 20 years of homeschooling her four kids, Renée Brinkerhoff decided to take on rally car racing. She became an international success.
Woman’s Health Crisis Leads to Homelessness at 59
After a doctor changed her medication, Gina Montminy became part of one of the fastest-growing groups experiencing homelessness — adults over 55.
3 Surprising Things You Never Knew About the Post Office
The U.S. Postal Service does more than just deliver letters and packages. Here are three things you never knew about the post office.
This Chicana Writer Fled Gang Violence by Coming Out
Pat Alderete escaped her dangerous East L.A. barrio by revealing she was a lesbian. She processed her pain through writing and now inspires others.
First All-Black Climbing Team Takes On Everest
Before 2022, only eight Black people had reached the top of Mount Everest. Mountaineer Phil Henderson led an expedition intent on changing that.
Resident Keeps Historic New Orleans Ferry Going
Fay Faron led a successful effort to save one of the nation’s oldest ferries, the Algiers-Canal Street Ferry, in New Orleans.
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