As Vietnam Veterans Age, Hospices Aim to Meet Their Needs

In addition to high rates of disability and psychological issues, some vets facing the end of life are confronting long-suppressed memories of the traumas of war.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Veterans Hospice Care Death and Dying Vietnam War United States Defense and Military Forces Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Source Type: news

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