Most of us are familiar with military medals and celebrations, but not everyone may know what each one represents. Throughout history, military awards have evolved to observe and honor acts of service beyond their original meaning. One of these highly honored awards is the Purple Heart.
There’s been a lot of generation talk lately, mainly in marketing and advertising statistics or in the ongoing and jesting battle between the tech-savvy Millennials and their counterpart, the Baby Boomers. However, the truth is that understanding the generations and the unique characteristics of each can provide a broader look at the behavior, values, attitudes, and identities of different groups of people.
Veterans Day is a special holiday for everyone here at Senior Solutions Management Group. Our communities always enjoy honoring our heroes and their sacrifices for our country, and Veterans Day is an opportunity to make them feel even more loved and appreciated.
For many, the Fourth of July is a fun, summer holiday complete with cookouts, family, friends, and ceremonial fireworks. For others, including senior veterans, it can be a stressful day full of difficult memories or triggering noises. While the Fourth of July is meant to be a carefree day to celebrate our independence, it’s important to keep in mind the unique needs of veterans on this day. After all, our veterans are the heroes who have helped make this freedom possible.