Thinking of Going Back to School? 5 Tips for College-Bound Veterans

Apr 13th, 2021 Education Precious Goodson, EdD 5 min read

Guest Blogger: Adam Evans, Educator with Adam Evans has worked in a variety of educational roles, from substitution to full-time teaching to administration positions. Currently a full-time private tutor, he likes to spend his free time exploring museums and the West Coast’s natural wonders with his wife and their sons. I am grateful that he reached out to share tips with my audience.  Going back…

The Role of Caregivers for Veterans With Mesothelioma

Jul 20th, 2020 Community Support, Education Precious Goodson, EdD 5 min read

We were delighted to have the Mesothelioma Guide staff reach out to us with interest to inform our readership of the effects of mesothelioma on the veteran and caregiver population. We hope that this blog post sheds more light on the legal rights of veterans affected by this illness, and what you can do to care for veterans with this condition:  Guest blogger, Devin Golden,…

Resources for Caregivers and their Families and Ways to Stay Connected

Mar 28th, 2020 Community Support, Resources Precious Goodson, EdD 4 min read

Families across the globe are experiencing a pandemic, which in turn has triggered a massive amount of changes in today’s norm. What started overseas has now grown into a worldwide pandemic that has affected homes, families, and communities. Many wounded warrior families find themselves battling immune deficiencies and being in the high-risk category during this pandemic. As a caregiver, I find myself wondering what will…

Low-Cost Tech Tools for Diabetes Management

Feb 3rd, 2020 Couples, Education, Resources Precious Goodson, EdD 5 min read

Justin Bennett of reached out to us with an interest in writing an article on technology aids for people with diabetes. Caregivers, as well as those who know of someone living with diabetes, will find these tips useful. Please welcome our guest blogger as he offers practical advice on technology apps for diabetics. Individuals with diabetes are responsible for constantly tracking their health, which…

Review: Caregiver Planners

Jul 4th, 2019 Caregiver, Resources Precious Goodson, EdD 4 min read

Tara Ross Reams is a mom, graphic designer and provides care to a wounded veteran. She reached out to us through our blog’s contact page and asked that we review the caregiver planners she sells on Etsy that are designed to make life easier for caregivers. Tara Ross Reams designs planners for 1) daily care for tracking glucose and blood pressure, 2) organizational lists for doctor/specialist…

Reaching Milestones

Apr 6th, 2019 Caregiver, Education, Resources Precious Goodson, EdD 3 min read

Since I have been a military caregiver, I have been through many stages of trying to manage my caregiving responsibilities along with achieving my own life goals, both professional and personal. Life after the war for us was uncertain and definitely different from the way I had known it as a wife and as a professional. The changes in our lives required tremendous adjustments overall….

Harry the Service Dog

Dec 3rd, 2018 Service, Therapy Dog Precious Goodson, EdD 3 min read

We have a new addition to our home – Harry, a service dog to Lenny, my husband. Early in my blog posts, I introduced my readers to Duncan, my husband’s first service dog. In post, I explained Duncan’s place in our family. Duncan always carried out his duties as a service dog very well. Duncan’s service dog duties included: Distracting my husband away from crowds,…

Happy Veterans Day!!

Nov 10th, 2018 Resources Precious Goodson, EdD 1 min read

Do you know why we celebrate Veterans Day? The U.S. Department of Defense explains the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Unlike Memorial Day when we honor those who died serving our country, Veterans Day is when we celebrate all who have served. Many military couples – including me – actually married on this special day (another interesting fact).  So many military couples get to celebrate Veterans…

7 Preparations to Get You Through a Natural Disaster

Nov 5th, 2018 Resources Precious Goodson, EdD 5 min read

This blog will offer tips on how to prepare for natural disasters and steps to take afterward. Bradley Davis of  Disaster Web has offered to write this article to readers. In light of the recent disasters, these practical tips may help you or your loved ones. Please share! No matter where you live, your environment is prone to natural disasters and bad weather. There’s no immunity…

Self-Care Gifts for Caregivers

Dec 20th, 2017 Caregiver, Education, Self Care Precious Goodson, EdD 4 min read

Image via Pixabay Would you like to show a caregiver appreciation? Do you want to give a meaningful token of gratitude to a caregiver for their dedication and commitment to care? Beverly Nelson, writer for Stand Up for Caregivers has offered to write this article for our blog to suggest gift ideas for caregivers. According to a 2015 report from AARP, an estimated 39.8 million Americans…

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