A Few 2021 Milestones —   and Enduring Hopes for 2022!

Jan 17th, 2022 Community Support, Military Caregiver Experiences Precious Goodson, EdD 6 min read

As 2021 recedes into the past, I would like to wish all readers, including caregivers, nonprofits, and community members, a safe, healthy, joyful, and productive New Year! As I reflect on the past year for caregivers, I want to provide the readers of this blog with a very brief recap of some prominent news items and milestones. While much of the last two years has…

Afghanistan: More Live Talks For Veterans, Caregivers, and Families

Aug 28th, 2021 Community Support, Couples Precious Goodson, EdD 3 min read

I have no words… I feel a lot of emotion and disbelief as a result of the events in Afghanistan. Many veteran and caregiver organizations have come together to support our troops and their families during this tumultuous time. Among those organizations, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation has offered tremendous support by providing live virtual calls, and I have attended each session. The live, virtual calls…

Afghanistan: A Live Talk For Veterans, Caregivers, and Families

Aug 18th, 2021 Community Support Precious Goodson, EdD 3 min read

Disclaimer: The feelings and opinions expressed on this blog do not reflect the same views of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation The withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan has been the topic of discussion among many around the globe. Many veterans, soldiers, and their caregivers need help to deal with the real effect of what is happening in light of current events in Afghanistan. The Elizabeth Dole Foundation…

Update: Coaching Workshops

Jun 8th, 2021 Community Support Precious Goodson, EdD 1 min read

Update: Thank you for your support! So many of you contacted me to express interest in sharing this opportunity with your networks. Unfortunately, due to an overwhelming response, enrollment for the complimentary Life By Design coaching workshops for caregivers of wounded warriors is no longer open for June. I reached out to the Life By Design team, and I am thrilled to inform you they…

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,…

Liberty and Justice for All?

Jul 2nd, 2020 Community Support Precious Goodson, EdD 5 min read

Are All Men Created Equal? “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” These words come from the Declaration of Independence, a document written on July 4, 1776, which should signify liberty and justice for all Americans. Yet, 244 years…

Remembering The Fallen This Memorial Day

May 25th, 2020 Community Support Precious Goodson, EdD 1 min read

Today, we remember the fallen men and women who served our country and gave their lives for us all. This day is painful for many Americans whose loved ones are among the ones we honor today. Those who remember the men and women who died in service often have traditions to honor these fallen soldiers, including visiting a memorial park or going to a parade….

Effects of COVID-19

Apr 22nd, 2020 Community Support, Self Care Precious Goodson, EdD 3 min read

HOW THIS PANDEMIC HAS CHANGED LIVES Most lives have been drastically changed since the COVID-19 pandemic started. For instance: 95% of our food is now delivered. We are asked to shelter in place by remaining in our home most of the time. We are asked to be careful to wipe down everything we touch. We hurry and grab essential items (such as toilet paper) whenever it becomes…

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…

The Caregiver’s Caregiver Radio Show

Sep 10th, 2019 Community Support Precious Goodson, EdD 1 min read

I have exciting news to share!! I am beyond honored to interview with Dave Nassaney (The Caregiver’s Caregiver) as his guest on “The Caregiver’s Caregiver Radio Show.” It is scheduled to be taped tomorrow with co-host, Adrienne Gruberg, of The Caregiver Space. I am excited to talk about this caregiver journey and am hopeful that what I share will be helpful to listeners. I plan…

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