START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: inspirational stories

We Might Take These for Granted, But They Can Mean Life or Death for Someone Else

While many of us take for granted our two kidneys and beating heart, others don't have that luxury. In fact, every 10 minutes someone is added to an organ recipient wait list. Did you know that Apr…

61 comments

This Woman Just Took Thankfulness to a Whole New Level

It's easy to lose sight of the most important t-word of the holiday season: thankfulness. Somewhere between last-minute grocery runs, all-day football games and a "Black Friday" tradition that has …

100 comments

The Alzheimer’s ‘Cure’ We Can Create Right Now

National Alzheimer's Awareness month is upon us—a time for nation-wide walks and a landscape of purple-infused paraphernalia. These efforts to raise money and awareness to combat the country's sixt…

399 comments

4 Elders Who Know How to Celebrate Their Birthday the Right Way

Once we reach a certain age, it becomes an unfortunate truth that birthdays no longer hold the same allure that they did when we were children. The eager anticipation of presents, cake and celebrat…

101 comments

This Man’s Parkinson’s Diagnosis Inspired Him to Help Others

Robert Bartoo describes himself as, "an old sailor who has Parkinson's disease." But, he is first and foremost a storyteller. "Once you get me started, I spin terrible tales," he admits. It's an en…

30 comments

3 Women Who Are Re-Defining The Future of Caregiving

Taking care of a loved one requires one to possess solid time management techniques, know how to deal with different types of people, effectively cope with stress, and be able to handle the unexpected…

80 comments

6 Seniors Who Make You Wonder What You’ve Done With Your Life (Video)

Are you leading a fulfilling life? What have you done in the past week to revel in the awesome opportunity that is living on planet Earth? If we’re being truly honest with ourselves, for many of us…

201 comments

The Gifts of Random Acts of Kindness

It had just started sprinkling. I was hurrying home in my car, anxious and stressed, having put off until the last minute writing a keynote speech I was to give the next day. In my preocc…

153 comments

Brain Training Tips From a Memory Champion

In a little more than a minute, Nelson Dellis can memorize the exact order of a shuffled deck of playing cards and recite it back to you, flawlessly. Give him five minutes, and he'll memorize a str…

119 comments

meet our writers

Laura B.

Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

people are talking

I think this is probably true

I have birdfeeders, birdbaths and natural food sources for birds, in my yard. My rural property is a…

I've bookmarked the chia recipe. Sounds delish. Thanks for sharing.