Different types of equine or horse therapy have been shown to be beneficial for many different situations. It’s great to see it available for these deserving vets, and a great bonus that it can benefit the horses as well.
HuffPost UK has spoken to some of the capital’s amazingly generous residents.
I’m sensing a tagline for Not All News Is Bad, since I seem to use it often, and I’m sure I’ll say it again: The worst in us brings out the best in us.
A park of inclusion.
What a wonderful idea.
The gesture “has inspired so many and touched the hearts of thousands.”
Quoting the person who posted it on Facebook: “A small act of kindness, coincidentally captured in three quick photos, has inspired so many and touched the hearts of thousands.”
My favorite quote is at the end of the article: “He’s 95 years old and he’s a World War II veteran, … He’s a hero. In our eyes he’s our hero.” Indeed, as are the police officers and everyone who stepped in to help.
A grieving schoolgirl has been reunited with the iPod she lost before running the Dublin mini-marathon in memory of her mum who died seven months ago.
It’s awesome that she got her iPod back – truly – but I’d be remiss if I didn’t put on my other hat and remind you: if there’s only one copy (as in, it’s only on your iPod), it’s not backed up.
Accueil Bonneau, a local group that offers a drop-in day centre and variety of services for homeless men, partnered with Montreal urban beekeeping company Alvéole four years ago.
Opportunities like this can make a huge difference for all involved. Very cool.
Police in Dixon, Ill., released dashcam video showing a man stop his truck in the middle of traffic, jump out and leap through the passenger window of a moving car to save a driver who was having a seizure. (AP)
It’s pretty amazing video. I don’t think I’d have the guts….
The animals listen attentively as children read to them, lay a head on the shoulder of the infirm and ease the tension in a room full of anxious family.
Some years ago I would regularly take one of our dogs along to visit my father in his nursing home. I can attest to the bright moments doing so brought, not only to my dad, but to the various residents we encountered while we were there. Some facilities require that pets be certified, but we were fortunate in that as “family” — and being well behaved — we could bring ours without question.
When California State University, Los Angeles’s Class of 2017 graduated, 70-year-old Berenice Onofre Vásquez was one of its most accomplished members.
Yet another in what appears to be turning into an ongoing series: “Age is nothing but a number”. 🙂