Give Veterans Independence and Give a Dog a Job

Lorrie served in the U.S. Army as a corporal in Desert Shield/Storm, but coming back home meant facing a different challenge. Flashbacks and other symptoms of PTSD were disrupting Lorrie’s life and causing her to lose her independence. She was diagnosed with PTSD, but relief didn’t seem possible until she was matched with a four-legged […] Continue Give Veterans Independence and Give a Dog a Job

The More We Give to Canine Companions

Randy, a Navy veteran with a spinal cord injury, recalls when he and his wife, Linda, first learned of Canine Companions for Independence. It was just days after his accident, while being treated at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, that Randy was introduced to Canine Companions Facility Dog Alma. Alma joined Randy in his […] Continue The More We Give to Canine Companions

Proper nutrition advantageous toward achieving fitness goals?

The answer is a definite YES! However, most people who exercise on a regular basis don’t follow nutritional guidelines or are just not aware of the advantages of such action. I might add that eating correctly will actually maximize one’s efforts in getting the best results from a workout. Just as a car needs fuel […] Continue Proper nutrition advantageous toward achieving fitness goals?