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Veteran Care

No Laughing Matter: Vets and the VA

Shad Meshad | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Shad Meshad

Sometimes exaggerating to the point of absurdity is a way to draw attention to something. And sometimes a story needs no exaggeration at all. It's absurd all on its own. Just take a look at military veterans and their experiences with the VA.

Most Americans Want to Support Troops, They Just Don't Know How

Torrey Shannon | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Torrey Shannon

Less than 1% of our American population is serving in the military. The other 99% of Americans must -- and need -- to do their part. A yellow ribbon bumper sticker just won't cut it anymore.

Desperate "Housewives" Seek Help: Soldier Suicides Now at Epidemic Rate (VIDEO)

Torrey Shannon | Posted 10.28.2011 | Impact
Torrey Shannon

I am just one spouse of many, all caregivers of severely injured and disabled veterans, who have wished to be heard on behalf of our loved ones. Thankfully, our time seems to have come, at least for some of us.

Caring for Our Disabled Veterans: Who Is Responsible?

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

Given our current economic circumstances, we can't reasonably expect government to step in and provide the human resources that veterans and their caregivers need, leaving us with only one viable solution.

VA Accelerates Plan To Help Disabled Veterans' Caregivers

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — The Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday that help is on its way as early as this summer for family members of Iraq and Afgha...

Changing the Lives of Heroes, One Household at a Time (VIDEO)

Torrey Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Torrey Shannon

Cleaning for Heroes is an all-volunteer effort that brings donors, providers and recipients together, providing cleaning services to disabled veterans who are unable to afford them.