Veterans healthcare

VIDEO | Is a transformation of veterans’ health care having the desired effect? | The latest news from WDEL

The medical problems faced by veterans in the country are many and difficult. Equally challenging are efforts to treat them effectively, with compassion and care, and at a reasonable cost. These efforts resulted in the introduction of the VA Mission Act almost three months ago. Its impact was the focus of a panel discussion at […]

Veterans healthcare

A ‘merged and integrated system’ of health care for veterans

On June 6, the VA MISSION Act came into effect, with the goal of giving the Department of Veterans Affairs the ability to allow veterans increased access to care through outlets such as telehealth and service providers. VA-approved community care. On August 24, Legionnaires attending the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis received an update […]

Veterans organization

A veterans’ organization needs money to fix an elevator

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) — A Richmond organization that helps homeless and disabled veterans says it needs thousands more dollars to fix its only elevator. Lee Conner, 89, volunteer for Liberation Veterans Services, raised nearly $10,000 to fix the long-broken elevator, but city inspectors said the repairs weren’t enough. Now the group faces another huge price. […]

Veteran services

Spotlight on Support: The Military and Veteran Services Center provides support for veterans to succeed

For veterans who dream of making the transition to college, graduating, and pursuing successful careers, John Jay’s Military and Veterans Services Center is a critical source of support. “We work with veterans before they come here and help them transition into college and adjust to any unique challenges they may face. But we […]

Veterans benefits

Alternative therapies are now covered by veterans benefits

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Army veteran Forest Spall says he’s come a long way with alternative therapy sessions. “These therapies have changed my life. No doubt about it.” Experts say accelerated resolution therapy, or ART, reprograms the way people store bad memories in the brain, changing the way they react to those memories. RECOMMENDED: Veterans […]