Turing Stress To Joy During The Holidays

BY JENNIFER WOODWORTH If your service member is deployed or training, either celebrate early if they are leaving around the holiday time, or after the official season, to include them if they are going to return soon after the holidays December can be a stressful time for families, whether together or apart for the holiday season. Remember that children often look to their parents or other adults to figure out how to navigate their stress […]

Winter Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations

Winter Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Jan 29, 2015 Posted on 27. Jan, 2015 by superuser in Rick Rader MD, Info Blast AADMD INFO BLAST – For AADMD Members and Friends Winter Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Some tips from the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD). A car battery can charge electric wheelchair during power outage from #Juno. More tips for people w/ #disabilities: http://1.usa.gov/1mV8QJH Did you know that infants lose heat […]

Healthy Tips To Help You Survive The Holidays!

‘Tis the season to be jolly but it doesn’t have to be the season of overeating or extra weight gain.   Here is some very scary food for thought: It only take an additional 500 calories a day from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day to gain six pounds. Whether you are burning less calories because you are exercising less, or eating more because of the holiday parties, your calorie intake could be more than your […]

Financial Considerations For Families Retiring From The Military

BY JENNIFER WOODWORTH, PSY.D It is recommended to consult with a financial advisor before leaving the military and, again, after retirement to assess any changes in expectations and create a plan for financial stability. As a family transitions from active duty to civilian life, changes in financial stability can be a major stressor, and many families are not prepared. Up to a year before retirement, families can participate in retirement classes to assist with questions […]