National Festival Showcases the Best in Veterans Creative Arts

Posted in Entertainment, Veterans News on November 30, 2016
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Art can be valuable healing tool for veterans, giving them a way to share their experiences, express a wide range of emotions, and even improve physical and cognitive dexterity. Recognizing this value, many VA hospitals and clinics incorporate creative arts into their rehabilitation programs, and have in turn discovered countless true artists who once wore Read More »

5 Fun Crafts to Help Kids Celebrate Veterans Day

Posted in Veteran Holidays on November 10, 2016
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Whenever an important national day of remembrance approaches on the calendar, it’s a great opportunity to ensure that the next generation of Americans truly understands the meaning behind the celebration. Veterans Day is an especially important day to help younger children process and participate in remembering and thanking members of our military who have sacrificed Read More »

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids the Real Meaning of Memorial Day

Posted in Veteran Holidays on May 27, 2016
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School’s out (or almost out), the weather is warming up, the pools are opening. Memorial Day seems to unofficially announce the start of summer, and with so many fun activities, it’s natural that kids get caught up in the excitement of the holiday. So how do you go bout introducing the real meaning of this Read More »

7 Easy and Delicious Patriotic Desserts

Posted in Entertainment, Veteran Holidays on May 24, 2016
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Patriotic holidays are the perfect time to gather friends and family to celebrate our nation, our veterans, and our active duty service members. You’re sure to want something special for a dessert for your party, but don’t want to break the bank or spend hours on overly complicated treats. We’ve gathered 7 of the best Read More »

Red, White, and Blue: 7 Easy Patriotic Crafts

Posted in Entertainment, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on March 2, 2016
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Red, White, and Blue: 7 Easy Patriotic Crafts; VeteranAid.org

Whether you are celebrating the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or just summertime in America, these easy crafts are not only fun to create, but make festive decorations when you’re through. With a few simple and affordable tools, you and your family can enjoy the process of making the crafts as much as the finished Read More »

9 Themes to Make Your Military Care Package Outstanding

Posted in Veteran Holidays, Veterans News on February 29, 2016
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9 Themes to make your Military Care Package Outstanding; VeteranAid.org

Deployment can be rough for everyone involved. Being away from loved ones and the comforts of home can make the days seem long and often lonely. Care packages from home are a ray of sunshine for a soldier, and can give family members at home an active way to reach out and show their love Read More »