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January 31, 2018

A Glimpse Inside the Profession of Equine Therapy: Horse and Human Roles

What makes an Equine Assisted Horse Professional? What special knowledge or skill might they need to have in order to do this work?  An equine-assisted professional should have a grounding in basic horse care requirements: feeding and nutrition, grooming, de-worming, […]
January 31, 2018

Tools to Maximize Independence for Disabled Veterans

For disabled veterans, simple tasks can get in the way of everyday activities. Not being able to put on your shoes, type on a computer or get down your front steps can make the difference between leading a fulfilling, independent […]
January 23, 2018

Guest Blog: How to Talk With Your Veteran About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities are growing like wildflowers in many communities. What do they offer, and how can you talk with your veteran about considering one? Assisted Living Basics Assisted living facilities are housing for elderly or disabled people that provides […]
December 5, 2017

Guest Blog: Supporting a Clean and Sober Lifestyle for Returning Vets

How Family Members Can Support a Clean and Sober Lifestyle for Their Returning Vet By Anna Ciulla A loved one who returns home from active military service is often not the same person they once were, having witnessed and experienced […]
November 15, 2017

Guest Blog: How a Veteran Can Heal from Traumatic Memories

How a Veteran Can Heal from Traumatic Memories By Anna Ciulla An experience of active combat can be incredibly traumatic, which is why there is such a high prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among the veteran population. These less visible […]
October 12, 2017

GUEST BLOG: What is a ‘Sheep Dog’?

Giving wounded heroes (“Sheep Dogs”) a new outlook on life Military veterans and first responders, who we refer to as “Sheep Dogs,” have an innate need to serve and help those around them. At Sheep Dog Impact Assistance (www.sheepdogia.org), we […]
October 12, 2017

GUEST BLOG: Caring for Elderly Veterans

The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center works diligently to support elderly veterans By: Yvonne Napolitano, Executive Director The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center (SJRC) is located in rural, Prescott Valley, AZ. SJRC is the only adult day health […]
October 3, 2017

Guest Blog: Career Training is Vital to Many Veterans

Institute for Career Development Discusses Veterans’ Need for Job Training  One hundred years ago, ICD launched a first-of-its-kind center to rehabilitate returning WWI veterans with service-related disabilities.  Three years ago, we saw that a new approach was needed to meet […]
August 7, 2017

Guest Blog: Hidden Pain

By: Ana Yelen, Healing Warriors Program When we first launched Healing Warriors Program, one of our staunchest supporters, told us the reason our program was so important for her.  This woman, a teacher, mentor and medical professional, shared with us […]
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