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Caregivers Matter! WTKR- Channel 3 Highlights Heal the Warriors and Family Caregivers

Family caregivers and caregiving issues are near and dear to our hearts.This month not only serves to honor our veterans on Veteran’s Day but is also National Family Caregiver Awareness Month. So, this month we salute both veterans AND caregivers. We acknowledge the tremendous responsibilities caregivers deal with on a…

Get your T-shirt, here!

Heal the Warriors is giving a big shout-out to one of our fantastic supporters, John Manus at Adver-Tees VA. John is helping us sell Heal the Warriors T-shirts to create awareness and raise money. Service-related traumatic brain injury can ruin the lives of the warriors, veterans and first responders and…

Virginia Steps Up to the Plate for Our Veterans with TBI

Getting SB 873 passed by the Senate Committee is the first step in getting veterans suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) access to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and allowing local clinics to assist in the treatment process. Senator John Cosgrove (R) presented the bill today at the Senate Committee. I spoke…

Hampton VA facility has longest wait times: local non-profits picking up the ball

The Virginia Pilot published a story today about the Hampton VA Medical Center. The article noted that this VA center had the longest waiting time in the country for patients to see a primary care doctor. For those of us in the Hampton Roads area, this is no big secret….

Supplements that are helpful for Traumatic Brain Injury

We have been asked many times if there are supplements our warriors can take that could help improve the healing process after Traumatic Brain Injury. We talked to Dr. Carol Henricks recently about that very subject. Dr. Henricks is a neurologist and works with many different types of patients in…

Military TBI 101 and Art with a Purpose Workshop: A Success!

Heal the Warriors is sending out a special thanks to all the folks who participated in this weekend’s workshop where we talked about the effects of combat-related Traumatic Brain Injury on military families, and the Heal the Warriors Program. Many questions were asked and answered and a good time was…