Nutrition: Metabolism – What Do We Need to Know?

Metabolism: We’ve all got one, but some people’s metabolisms are “faster” or “slower” than others’. And that matters, because the rate at which your body burns calories and converts fuel to energy can also affect how easily you gain or lose weight. Our Registered Dietitian, Emilie Burgess talks about the role of metabolism and some tips and tricks to boost it!

Community Comes Together to Give Hope in Uncertain Times for Veterans Though Trauma Training and Specialized Care

Home Base SWFL is responding to the needs of local veterans facing increased levels of post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety and co-ocurring substance use as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic by seeking community support for training clinicians on evidence-based trauma therapies. The COVID-19 pandemic creates a “perfect storm” that threatens the mental health of many

Fitness Workout of the Day: Power and Plyometrics

In today’s Operation Health at Home Workout of the Day, Home Base’s Brett Thompson teaches you how to improve your explosiveness as he takes you through a workout with three super-sets that focuses on power and plyometrics.

Mindfulness: Discussion with Retired Red Sox Player Darnell McDonald Part 2 of 5

In part 2 of this 5 part Operation Health at Home series, Home Base’s Expressive Arts Therapist, Jennifer Kneeland continues her conversation with retired Red Sox player, Darnell McDonald. In this video, Darnell and Jen discuss implementing mindfulness in your daily routine, how to be present and how to best set expectations of success.

Despite Pandemic and Canceled Events, Kensington Community Continues Commitment of Veterans Through Creative, Adaptive Fundraising

Despite the global coronavirus pandemic dramatically impacting all of our lives, it didn’t stop members of Kensington Golf & Country Club in Naples from continuing their longstanding, generous support of local Veterans’ health and wellness – support that is critical now more than ever. For the last eight years, Kensington Golf & Country Club has

From a Golf Tournament to a Children’s Book, Veteran Supporter Gives Back

Bonita Springs resident, Veteran, and retired oil company executive, Captain Robert (Bob) Cameron, is passionate about helping Veterans and supporting the Home Base mission. His son Rob was a Naval Officer on Nuclear Submarines. Many of Bob’s friends are Veterans. Ensuring military families have what they need for optimal health and wellness drives him in his

Nutrition: Hunger & Fullness

Diet culture has caused a mistrust between people, food and their bodies in this post and makes listening to our body’s messages to us difficult, especially regarding hunger and fullness. In this Operation Health at Home post, Home Base Dietitian Emilie Burgess explains how to better monitor your hunger and fullness levels by taking a mindful approach to eating.