Contributions by Bonnie Carroll


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Healing Your Grieving Heart: Embrace Self-Care this Holiday Season

Get tips to counter society’s harmful misconceptions about grief and mourning. Take good care of yourself and know that you are loved.

12/7/2021 - Bonnie Carroll - Alan Wolfelt
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Video: December Survivor Newsletter Message from Bonnie Carroll

Holidays can be a difficult time coping with the loss of a loved one. Your TAPS family is here with comfort and care, you are not alone.

12/1/2021 - Bonnie Carroll
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Video: Thanksgiving Message from Bonnie Carroll

Thanksgiving can be a challenging time for those who have an empty seat at their table. Your TAPS Family is here for you and you are not alone.

11/25/2021 - Bonnie Carroll
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A 9/11 Reflection: TAPS at the Pentagon Family Assistance Center

Those who lost loved ones on September 11 have become the living legacies of American service and sacrifice and forever part of the TAPS family.

9/10/2021 - Bonnie Carroll
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Video: Thinking of you on Independence Day

This 4th of July, we thank you for your loved one's service to this country in defense of the freedoms we celebrate today.

7/2/2021 - Bonnie Carroll
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Video: Understanding the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program

Video recording discussion on the realities of long term care and caregiving as well as review of federal insurance eligibility and program options for families.

2/23/2021 - Hunt Kerrigan - Lisa Roussel - Bonnie Carroll
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Video: January Survivor Newsletter Message from Bonnie Carroll

TAPS President and Founder Bonnie Carroll sends a message of warmth and care to all military survivors as we begin the New Year.

1/1/2021 - Bonnie Carroll
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Video: Holiday Message from Bonnie Carroll and TAPS

Your TAPS Family is here for you, with comfort, support and resources every day of the year. This holiday and always, you are not alone.

12/24/2020 - Bonnie Carroll
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Prepare Yourself for the Holidays

Get tips from grief experts to help you cope with the loss of a loved one during this holiday season.

12/6/2020 - Bonnie Carroll - Alan Wolfelt
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Video: Thanksgiving Message from Bonnie Carroll

TAPS is a family and we are here for you, offering comfort, care and understanding. We stand together. You are NOT alone.

11/24/2020 - Bonnie Carroll
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Healing Your Grieving Heart

Ideas from the book “Healing Your Grieving Heart After A Military Death – 100 Practical Ideas for Families and Friends” written by TAPS Founder and President Bonnie Carroll and Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

4/14/2020 - Bonnie Carroll - Alan Wolfelt
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TAPS Talks Video: TAPS Is Here for You

This video recording of the TAPS Talks conversation is about sharing the TAPS mission, grief support services offered, and casework support available.

4/10/2020 - Bonnie Carroll - Audri Beugelsdijk - Brittany Bonin-Bruder
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TAPS Talks Video: Coping with Grief in Uncertain Times

This video recording of the TAPS Talks connection discusses how current conditions may complicate the grief of persons currently experiencing loss.

3/18/2020 - Bonnie Carroll - Kenneth Doka - Audri Beugelsdijk
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The economic benefits of social responsibility

PAE Chief Executive Officer John Heller and TAPS President and Founder Bonnie Carroll share the value gained in serving military connected communities.

8/7/2019 - John Heller - Bonnie Carroll
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Have A Coping Plan For Grief During The Holidays

If you have lost a relation or buddy during their military service, it’s important to remember that joy doesn’t belong just to families that are still intact.

12/12/2018 - Bonnie Carroll
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National Defense Radio: Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of TAPS

The National Defense Radio speaks with Bonnie Carroll about the many years TAPS has served those who have lost a loved one serving in the military.

3/3/2018 - Bonnie Carroll
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Excerpt from “Healing Your Grieving Heart After a Military Death”

"By observing nature you begin to sense the harmonious interaction of all the elements and forces of life... ” – Deepak Chopra

8/1/2016 - Bonnie Carroll - Alan Wolfelt
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Freedom for All

I come from a family that understands that freedom is a privilege that must be protected, and that love is the deepest blessing.

4/1/2016 - Bonnie Carroll
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Prepare Yourself for the Holidays

Sometimes old holiday rituals are comforting after a death, sometimes they're not. Continue them if they feel good to you; consider creating new ones.

12/21/2015 - Bonnie Carroll - Alan Wolfelt
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Healing Your Grieving Heart

TAPS is proud to announce our new book of comfort and care, written with love for all who are grieving a loss in the military.

9/21/2015 - Bonnie Carroll - Alan Wolfelt
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Healing Your Grieving Heart After a Military Death

This book affirms that survivors’ grief is shaped by the unique circumstances of the death when a loved one is killed in the line of duty.

7/1/2015 - Bonnie Carroll - Alan Wolfelt
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Who is Memorial Day For?

It's for all Americans to remember we enjoy our many freedoms because of a brave few who dedicated their lives to this country.

5/21/2015 - Bonnie Carroll
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Supporting Grieving Military Children: What We All Need To Know

Today to recognize the special challenges that military children face after losing a parent, and the strengths they carry that can help them cope with loss too.

11/15/2012 - Bonnie Carroll
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Honoring a Service Member’s Ultimate Sacrifice

In this post on the New York Times At War blog, TAPS founder Bonnie Carroll discusses the many issues involved in memorializing our fallen military.

3/30/2012 - Bonnie Carroll
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Out of Tragedy

TAPS offers this unique dimension to grief and trauma recovery—survivors reaching out and helping each other. Together we can help each other heal.

6/21/1994 - Bonnie Carroll