veteran health

Holyoke home called “death trap”: 80 deaths and counting

Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts is the center of a horrible situation. More than 80 aging Veterans have died from COVID-19 since March. An investigation by local news revealed the appalling sequence of events. Some of which we have been able to confirm with an anonymous source. Here’s what we know: The virus first appeared …

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VA finally admitting they have a problem to fix

Receiving care from a Veterans Affairs’ facility can be frustrating on many levels.  It always feels like there are a million patients and one provider.  Then, when you finally get in to see that provider, they are so overwhelmed they barely pay attention to your specific needs and just diagnose you with the first thing …

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vetitation, erik younger, veteran ptsd

Battling PTSD through Meditation: An Interview with Vetitation’s Erik Younger

PTSD is a problem.  I think everyone, across all sides of the aisle and walks of life, can recognize that. Perhaps we are too quick to force pills down our veteran’s throats or they self medicate at the bottom of a bottle. Regardless, the problem is not going away, so it’s up to everyday heroes …

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