Military Caregiver$ Financial Hotline

May 16th, 2017 Caregiver, Financial Goodson 4 min read

Do military caregivers need a financial hotline? What are the benefits of having one? Since becoming a caregiver, have you thought about retirement planning—and felt you needed advice about it? What about education goals? Or my favorite … advice about ways to best save for emergencies? Anyone who handles money at one time or another in their lives will have the need to learn more…

MVCN: VALUABLE Resource For Military Caregivers

Feb 4th, 2017 Resources Goodson 3 min read

  This is a guest post by Melissa Comeau, Director of IT Systems and Online Community at the Military and Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN) at the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS).What is MVCN? The MVCN is run by and for military and veteran caregivers. The mission of the MVCN (together with our partners) is to provide our nation’s pre- and post-9/11-era military and veteran…

2016 Invictus Games, Orlando,FL

Nov 16th, 2016 Advocacy Goodson 5 min read

  May 8–May 9, 2016 I experienced moments that will stay with me throughout my entire lifetime. Honored as part of the Presidential Delegation at the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, I had a chance to attend the Opening Ceremony as well as some of the Games! The 2016 Presidential Delegation consisted of me, along with four others who have made significant contributions to the…

IS STRESS TAKING A TOLL IN YOUR LIFE?

May 12th, 2016 Caregiver, Self Care Goodson 1 min read

As a full-time caregiver to my husband, I have learned how important it is for me to make time to de-stress. I’ve certainly discovered that, if I’m not at my best, I can’t give my best to him. LET US KNOW HOW YOU DE-STRESS! My invitation to you, as readers of this blog, is to share ways that you de-stress best! I plan to post…

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