By: Jenny Rea, PhD More than 1.3 million active-duty members serve in the U.S. military (Department of Defense [DoD], 2021). Over half have deployed more than once (Wenger et al.,… Continue Reading Supporting Military Fathers Throughout the Deployment Cycle
We know that many families have been and continue to be affected by rising food costs and job loss that impact their ability to provide nutritious meals for their families.… Continue Reading How Can You Support Military Families Facing Food Insecurity?
By Rachel Brauner The negative impact of traumatic events can extend beyond those who directly experienced the trauma to caregivers who are subject to secondary traumatic stress. Secondary trauma, also… Continue Reading Tips for Providers & Caregivers to Manage Secondary Trauma
By Keith G. Tidball, Ph.D. and Coral Owen, MS Outdoor Rx has been in the conversation of veteran well-being for nearly a decade. For… Continue Reading Outdoor Recreation for Military Family Resilience and Well-being
OneOp is thrilled to announce that on June 7th a selection of expert representatives from federal agencies will gather virtually to discuss resources available to alleviate food insecurity for the… Continue Reading How You Can Expand Food Security for Military Families
Household debt is on the rise in America! According to a recent Federal Reserve Bank of New York report, credit card balances now surpass pre-pandemic highs and balances on mortgages, auto loans, and student loans all increased. Younger borrowers are especially struggling with credit cards and auto loan payments.
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Today is Memorial Day, a time to honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. armed forces. While typically reserved to honor military service members, Memorial Day is also a time to recognize and support military families as a whole; military spouses, military kids, and extended family who have also made sacrifices to support their military service family members. This year, we wanted to highlight valuable resources that are out there and available to military families, providing them with the support they deserve as well.
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By Rachel Brauner Maintaining brain health and cognitive functioning is important for all individuals, but it becomes even more critical as we age. As we grow older, our brain undergoes… Continue Reading 8 Tips to Promote Brain Health & Cognitive Functioning as We Age
By Anne Hogan Food security, or the ability to access adequate, nutritious food, can affect anyone of any age. Older adults (people approximately 65 and older) are often at risk… Continue Reading Food Security and Older Adults
By Kristen Jowers, MS MFT When you type “can military get” into an online search engine, one of the first auto-fill responses is, “Can military get food stamps?” Food costs… Continue Reading Understanding SNAP and Food Security Resources for Military Families