Fitness Workout of the Day: Roulette

A deck of cards can be used for more than just playing spades with your buddies or showing off your awesome magic skills. In fact, you can get a really good workout using this simple item. Intrigued? Join Home Base’s Warrior Health and Fitness Program Director Ryan Vanderweit as he makes big bets with today’s #HBHealthAtHome​ workout of the day roulette.

If you do not have a deck of cards handy, you can download a deck of card app on your phone.

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the game.”

Mental Health: Month of The Military Child

April is the month in which we observe several holidays, but did you know that April is also the Month of the Military Child? This month, we pay tribute to our children and celebrate their resilience. This recognition happens in our families, of course, but can also happen in your children’s classrooms where the pause to thank them is not just about them. In today’s OH@H post, Home Base’s Bonnie Ohye, Ph.D. and Betsy Hart provide a letter and certificate template to encourage your children’s teachers and peers to appreciate them!

Fitness WOD: 8 Daily Exercises for Tight Hips

Do you have a job, a car, and a couch? Restricted hip mobility causes issues like lower back pain, knee problems. Your hips are the workhorses of your body, so the healthier and less restricted your hips become, the more potential your body has for strength, power, and athleticism.

Join Home Base’s Chris Manzano as he guides you on an easy-to-follow stretching routine that will help you relieve stiffness in your hips and back so you can move more freely and comfortably in everything you do.

Nutrition: Mindful Language Around Food

In reflection of March being National Nutrition and National Brain Injury Awareness Month, we encourage you to take a moment to consider the language you use to talk about food, weight, and body image. What we say or think can have big impacts on our mental health!”

A Decade of Golf ‘Fore’ Southwest Florida Veterans

Home Base is deeply grateful for all those who have donated time, treasure, and talent to support its noble mission. As a small token of appreciation, this new monthly “Donor Spotlight” feature will help tell the stories of Home Base supporters. Although the 10th Annual Home Base Golf and Family Day at Kensington Golf &

Home Base Partners with New Mass General Center to Study Role of Psychedelics in PTSD TREATMENT

As public perception of psychedelics begins to shift after decades of stigma, Massachusetts General Hospital has launched the new Center for Neuroscience of Psychedelics to better understand how these drugs may be used to improve the treatment of mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The establishment of a Center nested within MGH’s

Nutrition: Pairing Snacks for Sustained Energy

Sometimes we all need a snack in between meals to help carry us through the day. Did you know that pairing carbohydrates with protein or fat for a snack will help provide an extra-filling nutrition boost to keep you full for longer? Keep reading to learn why pairing snacks is important and try some combo ideas for yourself!

Fitness Education: Wounded Warrior Project Collab: Squat Basics I

Home Base collaborated with the amazing experts at Wounded Warrior Project to bring you amazing content. WWP Physical Health and Wellness Coach, Anna Ray, breaks down the basic movement of one of the most foundational exercises, the squat, and how to do a few modifications to suit your individual ability. Let’s get squatting with WWP!