Supporting Caregiving Families
A guide to help providers support military and veteran caregiving families.
This series includes nine collections of Sesame Street resources that aim to help providers support military and veteran caregiving families.
These sessions are designed to be implemented as workshops with families and include helpful language, digital resources to share, and hands-on activities to bring concepts to life. Providers are invited to use the ideas and activities in ways that complement their work.
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Session 3: My Caregiving Journey
Provide tools to set families up for success.
Session 4: Stormy Feelings
Explore big feelings and coping strategies.
Session 5: Effects of Stress
Remind caregiving families that they can heal.
Session 6: A New Normal
Help families celebrate the team that they are!
Session 7: Sunny Days
Offer playful ways for families to build stronger bonds.
Sunny, Stormy, Cloudy Days Podcast
No matter what type of day, sharing feelings and doing simple activities together can help you keep connected.
A Stormy Day Story
When Rosita’s tummy feels funny because her papi is still in the hospital, Mami helps her notice that she’s feeling worried, and they get busy writing love notes for Papi’s return.
Helping Each Other After an Injury
Families find strength in working together through changes after an injury.
Care for the Caregivers
Caregivers need support and self care to become a source of strength for their families.
A Sunny Day Story
Rosita’s papi is coming home from the hospital, and her family celebrates by singing together and eating Mami’s homemade cake.
Moving and Grooving
Find new ways to keep your bodies moving after an injury.