We spend our entire lives expecting our parents to protect and care for us. So, when the tables turn and children become their parents’ caregivers, it catches many people off guard. Particularly in cases of cognitive decline, the experience is overwhelming for all involved. People want to believe they’ll be self-sufficient forever. Yet, too often, that belief leaves them unprepared for substantial life changes ... CONTINUE READING
Tracking Down Treasures
International Geocaching Day takes place on the third Saturday of the month of August. It’s a chance to experience an adventure-filled day that will get you out of the house and into nature. People of all ages gather to commemorate the placement and discovery of geocaches across the world, and there’s no telling what kind of surprise you might discover if you participate ... CONTINUE READING
The 50-Yard Challenge
Today, there is a divide between younger and older generations, but one man is trying to bridge that gap by encouraging boys and girls to give back to their community.
In 2016, Rodney A. Smith Jr. saw an elderly man struggling to mow his lawn and decided to finish the job for him. It inspired him to start a movement for children aged 7–17 to give back to their communities by taking on the 50-yard challenge. Kids contribute by ... CONTINUE READING