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Preparing Your Family Care Plan

Whether it’s a deployment or training, sometimes your military career obligates you to leave your family and loved ones for an extended period of time. While being away from home is never easy, creating a family care plan can give you some peace of mind while you’re gone.

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Respite Care Services for Families With Special Needs

Taking care of a family member with special needs can be more than a full-time job. As a parent and/or caregiver, it’s natural to want to give your all to your loved one, but everyone needs a break, whether that’s to go to an appointment, run. …
Essentials

The Road Ahead – The Essentials

For their commitment and service to their country, wounded warriors deserve the easiest possible transition from military to civilian life. Military OneSource provides wounded warriors with strategies to navigate the road ahead – connecting them with programs, services and other resources on their journey to recovery. Find the support you need to make the return to both work and home as smooth as possible. While Military OneSource does not provide direct health care services, it does offer information about health care resources and benefits.

Webinar

Appropriate Discipline and Guidance: Ages 2 Through 5

This webinar covers stages of development and how children think and feel. It explores appropriate discipline and guidance techniques for shaping child behavior and how to recognize when to seek help.

Grief and Loss

Survivor's Guilt - One of the most complicated aspects of grief and loss is the guilt survivors feel; the nagging questions of "Why them, and not me? Could/should I have done something. …

Service Locators

Eldercare Locator A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, the Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services.. …
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Wounded Warriors – Resources

Military OneSource and other government agencies provide services and resources to help eligible wounded, ill or injured service members, veterans and their families get immediate assistance for issues related to health care, facilities, support. …
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Special Needs – The Essentials

Caring for aging loved ones while you’re in the military can present a special set of challenges – such as maintaining care through moves and deployments. Fortunately, elder care consultations from Military OneSource can help you connect with the services and support you need to take care of the senior in your military family.

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American Red Cross Support for Military Families

The American Red Cross offers important support to service members, veterans and their families. You’ll find the Red Cross in hometowns across America, on military installations around the world and deployed with the armed forces to Afghanistan, Kuwait and Djibouti.

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Address That Stress

Whatever’s weighing on you, you have expert support to help address it – free and confidential for service members and military families. From financial issues to relationships to caregiving, we’re here to help by connecting you to expert support.

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A Guide to Helping Children Manage Anger: Ages 3 to 12

This webinar is designed for parents, teachers, caregivers, counselors and anyone who works with children ages 3 to 12. It offers tips, skills and resources to help children understand and manage anger and other powerful emotions.. …
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Parents & Guardians – The Essentials

Family relationships take extra care when you’re in the military. From deployments to single parenting, you’ll find resources on Military OneSource to help you and your family stay healthy and strong.