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Family Fitness With Young Children

As a parent of young children, your time may not always feel like your own. Despite your best efforts to stay on top of your family’s schedule, there’s always another mess to clean or mouth to feed.

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Medicaid Waivers for Military Families

Planning to separate or retire from the military one day? You may be able to place your eligible family member with special needs on a Medicaid waiver wait list now.

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Deployment Basics for Friends and Family

The deployment cycle is the period of time from the notification of a deployment, through pre-deployment training, through the deployment, and immediately after deployment. Every deployment cycle is different, but here are some general things to know.

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Family Legal Issues – The Essentials

Life happens. And when it does, you need to be ready. Organizing legal affairs and filing stacks of paperwork might not top your list of favorite activities, but having the right documents in place can prevent common legal issues from turning into catastrophes for you and your family.

Military Family Programs Courses

MilFam 101 curriculum was developed in collaboration with the Office of Military Community and Family Policy, the service branches, joint service providers and university partners. The courses are designed to give a high-level overview of. …

Family Advocacy Program Training

The Intimate Partner Physical Injury Risk Assessment Tool Training provides Family Advocacy Program clinicians with an overview for conducting a thorough risk assessment and demonstrates how to use the module to evaluate the likelihood of future. …
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The Secret Ingredients of Family Nutrition

Healthy family meals can be daunting and confusing. This presentation will help the listener identify components of healthy meals, develop strategies for meal planning, compare home-cooked versus takeout family meals and explore positive outcomes. …
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Tips for Building Family Resilience

Protective factors are conditions in families and communities that increase your family’s health and well-being.

Pentagon Family Assistance Center

Following the events of September 11, 2001, the PFAC developed quickly into a multiagency emergency response effort. Various military components, federal, state, and local governments, and non-government agencies came together to support the. …
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National Guard Families and Friends

Being there for the ones you care about can make a difference in the life of a service member or a member of your family. Learn how to support soldiers, airmen and each other.

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Honoring Gold Star Families

Gold star families – spouses, children, parents, siblings or others whose loved one died in service to our nation – are a vital part of the nation’s military community and history.

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Benefits for Families with Special Needs

There are federal and state programs committed to providing additional assistance for families with special needs. As a military family, you also can count on the support of the Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, and Military OneSource special needs specialty consultants.

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Creating a Family Emergency Plan

Help keep your family safe by developing a family emergency plan so you are prepared for whatever comes your way.