Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, an awareness day observed each year to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. To further create awareness and strengthen this fight, the entire month of September is Suicide Prevention Month. Though suicide is certainly not a Veteran-specific issue, a report released by the Department of Veterans Affairs
Dear Friends of Home Base, We are living in an era we know will someday be spelled out and dissected in the pages of history books by those afforded the privilege of hindsight. As I reflect upon the events that transpired 19 years ago and the unprecedented times we are currently navigating, it is evident
In the final installment of this WOD series for for older Veterans, Home Base’s Jaime Fernandez and Brett Thompson takes viewers through a circuit that focuses on mobility and flexibility of your entire body. For upper body and lower body workouts, check out parts 1 and 2 on our YouTube channel.
In the fifth and final video of our mindfulness discussion with retired Red Sox Player, Darnell McDonald, learn why Yoga is special to Darnell, what his end goal of his practice is and his daily practice.
Strength training becomes more important with aging as maintaining muscular strength is correlated with maintaining mobility and independence. Here are a number of strength exercises which be performed at home with no special equipment.
Join Veteran Outreach Coordinator, Nick Beinar as he completes a peak to peak hike of Mount Kinsman south and North Peaks in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.
In part two of a three part series for older Veterans, Home Base’s Jaime Fernandez and Brett Thompson takes viewers through a circuit that focuses on mobility and flexibility of the upper body. Stay tuned for next week’s routine!
In part four of this five part series, Home Base’s Expressive Arts Therapist, Jennifer Kneeland speaks with Darnell McDonald on checking ego and overcoming obstacles.
Stretching grows more important as we age. Flexibility is key to pain management, injury prevention, and maintaining mobility and independence. In this supplement to Tuesday’s Workout of the Day for our older population, Home Base’s exercise physiologist teaches you about the principle of flexibility for aging adults. Stay tuned for part two of the series next week!
As the world faces a global crisis, thousands of Service Members and Veterans are grappling with the effects of an epidemic of their own: Military Sexual Trauma (MST), which is any sexual assault or sexual harassment experience that occurs during military service. in this #HBHealthAtHome blog post, learn why MST is associated with more severe PTSD symptoms than other trauma types, and discover the various resources available for support