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Housing Needs of Ageing Veterans Who Have Experienced Limb Loss

Military veterans can experience limb loss as a direct result of conflict, an accident, illness or injury. Whatever the cause, there is a need to recognise the long-term consequences and challenges of limb loss on maintaining independence in one’s home.…

Persistent social networks : Civil war veterans who fought together co-locate in later life

We demonstrate the long reach of early social ties in the location decision of individuals and in their older age mortality risk using data on Union Army veterans of the US Civil War (1861-5). We estimate discrete choice migration models…

The Ex-Service Community: A Household Survey 2014

In November 2014 the Legion (working with the Forces in Mind Trust) published the results of the most comprehensive survey into the needs of the ex-Service community that has been undertaken in the last ten years. Our research suggests that…

New to Care: Demands on a Health System When Homeless Veterans Are Enrolled in a Medical Home Model

Objectives. We compared service use among homeless and nonhomeless veterans newly enrolled in a medical home model and identified patterns of use among homeless veterans associated with reductions in emergency department (ED) use. Methods. We used case–control matching with a…