nation's capital, Washington, D.C., is full of memorials and monuments
that will forever immortalize the United States of America's glorious
history. These structures are a testament to the lives of ordinary men
who did extraordinary things that helped make America the great country
that it is.
The war memorials honor those brave men and women who courageously
gave their lives in the quest for freedom. But what about those who
served their country valiantly, and then returned home to settle back
into their lives in communities all across our great nation?
All veterans, regardless of which war they served, or if they faced
actual combat, deserve to be honored and celebrated for their service
to our great nation. And as these veterans grow older and approach the
end of their lives, America owes them the proper care that they have
earned, and that they deserve, as they enter the twilight of their
There are many ways that we, as caregivers, family, and friends, can
we help vets break the silence that they have used to cope with their
war memories, so they can do effective, healing life review as they
approach their death. We can learn to provide sensitive, informed, and
compassionate support so that they can die with dignity and respect,
honored to the end.
DVD Is In Production
Border Mountain is currently producing a DVD about the unique issues
facing veterans approaching end of life. The film is in final
production and expected to release in 2018. Please click Here
or on the video window near the bottom of the center column on this
page to view a brief preview of the coming documentary. With front line
professionals, family members of dying vets, and vets themselves, this
documentary explores important questions about end of life care for
1. How does PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), if left untreated, affect war veterans as they near end of life?
2. In what ways do veteran's end of life issues differ from those in the civilian population?
What are the most effective ways to treat veterans as they near
end-of-life, from both a medical and a professional
A good portion of the filming has been completed
but funding is needed to finish post production work on the DVD. If you
would like to help the Veterans DVD film project, please use the
"Donation" link above to connect with PayPal and make a tax deductable
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