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3Jul

The Old Salt

“The Old Salt” The Old Salt was a special man who came along in a time when he was needed most. A time that is now gone forever. When men believed and sacrificed, when hero’s walked the earth in mass. When patriotism was not just a word but, by what men lived and judged the…

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3Jul

Veterans’ Hospice Programs

Hospice professionals across the country focus on a single purpose: to provide comfort and support at the end of life. That’s why America’s hospice professionals are on a mission to learn how to serve Veterans through the challenges they may be facing from illness, isolation or traumatic life experience. While our mission may be straightforward,…

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3Jul

Partnering with We Honor Veterans

We Honor Veterans invites you to join a pioneering program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment. By recognizing their unique needs, you can learn how to accompany and guide America’s Veterans and their families through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending. America’s Veterans have done everything asked of them in…

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3Jul

A Vietnam Vet Opens to Life and Death

Paxson (Pax) Parsons, a 55-year-old Viet­nam Veteran, is dying of lung cancer. Pax is enrolled with The Hospice and receiving care at a quintessential Florida ranch-style house that he bought and refurbished shortly before his cancer was diagnosed. He lives alone, visited by a circle of friends, but plans to return to the Bay Pines…

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3Jul

PTSD and Veterans

Post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after the Veteran experiences a traumatic event. During this type of event, the Veteran believes his/her life or others’ lives are in danger. She/he may feel afraid or feel that they have no control over what is happening. Note: this information is described as applying to…

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