Military Youth + Nutrition Security Webinars – This Week! | OneOp Weekly Digest

This Week:

Preparing Adults to Be the People Military-Connected Youth Deserve in Their Lives

Learn how adult relationships play a critical role in young people’s lives, both to support healthy development and to help young people recover from complex lives in this upcoming webinar. Explore essential communication strategies to prepare youth to become more resilient.

Supporting Nutrition Security for Military Families through a Multilayered Approach

Learn about the Spectrum of Prevention as a public health framework to understand systemic drivers of hunger, poor nutrition, and chronic disease and explore the nuanced ways these challenges show up in military families in this interactive workshop. Through thought-provoking conversations, participants will brainstorm a range of solutions while a graphic artist produces a visual representation of the dialogue in real-time!

Mark Your Calendar:

May 31st – Applying a Positive Youth Development Framework to Increase Resiliency and Thrive

June 7th – Supportive Programs and Benefits to Expand Food Security for Military Families

June 28th – Building Networks to Alleviate Food Insecurity

July 6th – The How and Why of Estate Planning

Latest Blog Post:

High Interest Savings Options for Military Families

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the ninth time in March 2023, bringing the federal funds rate to between 4.75% to 5%. Personal Financial Managers may receive questions from service members about moving money to earn higher interest options. In this article are some key decision-making factors to consider.

Webinar On-Demand:

The Importance of Nutrition in Cancer Care

Maintaining a good nutrition status during cancer treatment can improve patient’s outcomes by helping them stay on track to receive their full prescribed cancer treatment. This on-demand webinar focuses on nutrition care for people on active cancer treatment, information on common side effects, and strategies to assist caregivers in their role of providing nutrition during cancer treatment.

Military Family Readiness Academy:

Within the military population, we see a confluence of factors impacting food security, such as spouse unemployment, frequency of moves, and enlisted service member pay grade and rank. The 2023 Academy series, Military Families and Food Security: A Call to Action, will mobilize family service professionals at federal, state, and local levels to focus on expanding food security for our military family population. Sign up for the Academy mailing list to receive additional information and announcements in anticipation of the June Academy.