Homelessness isn’t exclusive to veterans, but it’s more common among the demographic. There are 39,400 homeless veterans in the U.S., some of which are chronically homeless. This means that they’ve experiences homelessness for a year or longer or have experienced four episodes of homelessness in the last three years. There […]

Homeless Veterans

There are several ways to receive financial help for veterans assisted living. There are also plenty of assisted living options to choose from. A survey conducted in 2010 found that among those in residential care facilities, 16% were veterans and 17% were spouses or widows/widowers of a veteran. Among the […]

Veterans Assisted Living

In light of Veterans Day coming up, we wanted to compile a list of the organizations that help veterans (and military personnel in general) and explain what they do to improve the lives of veterans. Hope for the Warriors If you’re looking for organizations that help veterans and service members […]

Organizations that Help Veterans

It makes sense that dogs for veterans would help with their physical, emotional and mental ailments. Dogs lift your mood, relieve stress and provide companionship. They’re especially beneficial for veterans who suffer from PTSD, though there is no scientific research that proves a correlation between dogs and PTSD recovery. Researchers […]

Dogs for Veteranas

What is PTSD? Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health problem caused by experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event. This might include combat, a natural disaster, a car accident or sexual assault. It can be prevented by avoiding stress and receiving social support. Signs of PTSD include reliving an event […]

Caring for Elderly with PTSD