Archive for the ‘Reconnecting’ Category

A Reunion For Sisters

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Even when Carmen was just a little girl, she always wondered why her mother seemed so sad. Carmen would ask now and then, but was always told things were fine. Deep down, however, Carmen knew they weren’t.

At an early age, Carmen learned the difficult truth. Her grandmother died of cancer when her mother was just a little girl. When it happened, Carmen’s mother was sent to live in a new home. Her aunt was sent elsewhere.


Where Will Life Take You In 2011?

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Family. Strength. Home.

As we start a New Year, we think about our lives. We focus on the things that are most important to us.

We all long to be with our loved ones. To be in a place where we are warm, safe and cared for. We find strength in the family and friends who share our lives. And we miss the people we’ve lost touch with.

In 2011, you can go home again. You can find the family and friends who are missing from your life. You can feel the strength that comes from a warm embrace, a long chat with an old friend or even a simple word of encouragement over the phone. This year, reconnect with the people who are missing from your life, but not from your heart. A direct path to them is waiting for you. Find it at

Happy New Year, and thank you for reading the PeopleFinders people search blog.


11 Ways Can Improve Your Life In 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Our lives are busy. Each day is filled with work to finish, errands to run and problems to solve. We’d all like to make it a little easier. enables you to find answers for many of life’s questions, and get the facts you need to make informed decisions. To start the New Year right, here are 11 ways PeopleFinders can improve your life in 2011:


Our Favorite Stories From 2010

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

It’s been a tumultuous year. Sometimes it seems like there is nothing but bad news everywhere you look. We’ve all faced so many difficult moments.

2010 also had plenty of highlights. We saw positive stories full of joy and hope. Inspiring tales that made us smile. Here are some of our favorite moments from the year.


A Time For Giving Thanks

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Thanksgiving Day is almost here. At PeopleFinders, we love this holiday. It’s a time when family and friends come together to share.

They share major television events, plentiful meals and an array of amusing activities. More importantly, they share jokes, stories and personal thoughts. On Thanksgiving Day, people get together to share their lives.


New York Nurse Wanda Rodriguez Meets A New Patient: Her Long-Lost Father

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010


As Assistant Head Nurse at Calvary Hospital in New York, Wanda Rodriguez meets thousands of people. One recent patient stands out above the rest. On August 25, 2010, Victor Peraza was admitted into Calvary. Victor is Wanda’s long-lost father.

41 years had passed since Wanda last saw her dad. She was only an infant at the time. Wanda and her sister Gina were raised by their mother, and they always wondered about the man who gave them birth.


Going Postal For Letters

Thursday, July 29th, 2010


When was the last time you received a letter in the mail? For millions of people, the answer could be never.

In this modern age of email, texting and a bevy of other ways to contact people instantly, letter writing has fallen by the wayside. These days most communication is short, highly abbreviated and sent electronically. Who takes the time to write long letters that are only meant to be read by one person?

An Old Fashioned Approach

Years ago, the best way to share your stories was to draft a letter, put it in a self-addressed envelope, attach a stamp and send it out through the local post office. In the days before cell phones and personal computers, letter writing was the easiest and most economical way to stay in touch.


Need A Good Reference? Ask A Former Colleague.

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

businessreferenceAre you out of a job? So is more than 10% of the United States population. It’s a difficult time for people who are actively looking for work, and the situation is not likely to improve anytime soon.

Job seekers are well-advised to arm themselves with a full arsenal of tools, including a powerful resume and the right attire for an interview. One of the most important and sometimes overlooked resources is a good reference. A few positive comments from a qualified person can have an amazing impact.


Staying Connected During A Recession

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

colleagues2A recession can negatively impact all of us – when times are tough economically, people and businesses cut back on expenses in every way they can. That leads to reduced spending, smaller annual budgets and fewer jobs.

People all over the country are being affected by layoffs. Many companies have stopped hiring and cut their work force drastically, leaving thousands of people suddenly unemployed. That, in turn, makes for a much more aggressive job market. Fewer jobs and more people applying for them means that it’s more important than ever to get an edge over the competition.


Breaking The Ice

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

break_the_iceEarlier this week we talked about how far people would go to reunite with someone they haven’t seen in years … but what happens when you finally meet again? It can be tough to break the ice with people we’ve been away from for so long.

Finding people is easy these days. You can find anyone with a People Search or get someone’s most recent number using a Reverse Phone Lookup. can show you how to get in touch with a long lost friend or relative, but when you see them again you may discover you’re at a loss for words. Here are a few ice breakers to help you get started.