Family Well-Being

Horse Sense: Polo Players Help People Helping People Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People

When the seemingly endless series of atmospheric river rainstorms drenched the area last month, people from Santa Barbara, Lompoc, or […more…]

Local Nonprofit Celebrates Unity in Our Community Unity Shoppe

Santa Barbara came together to celebrate Unity in Our Community at the Annual Unity Telethon. This 36-year tradition entertains, warms […more…]

“A Hand Up” Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People

“People Helping People is about an outpouring of generosity from community people volunteering to help people in the community,” says […more…]

To the Next 105 Years Unity Shoppe

Unity Shoppe Executive Director and CEO Angela Miller-Bevan grew up in Santa Barbara and was raised by a single mother […more…]

Accompanying Loved Ones through End of Life… and Beyond

William Peters has spent nearly all of his adult life preoccupied with the mysteries of death and the transition into the afterlife. As the founder of the Shared Crossing Project and Shared Crossing Research Initiative, he has spearheaded the accumulation of more than 1,000 testimonials of pre-death dreams and visions, and post-mortem communications. He is the best-selling author of At Heaven’s Door, recently published by Simon & Schuster. Since 2013, Peters and his research team have also chronicled a phenomenon known as the “shared death experience,” in which loved ones accompany the dying on their passage from life to an [...more...]

A Century of Helping the Most Underserved Family Service Agency

Marialena, 73, suffered an incredible loss when her husband passed away several years ago. She spoke little English, had little […more…]

“Littles” and “Middles” Need Special Care when Going through Grief Hospice of Santa Barbara

Many people think of “hospice” purely as end-of-life medical care. In fact, hospice care is so much more. Hospice of […more…]