Fitness Education: Principles of Flexibility for Aging Adults

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!

Mental Health: Military Sexual Trauma

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

Fitness WOD: Supplemental Geriatric Population Workout

In part one 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 lower body. Stay tuned for upper body and total body routines!

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.