Tag Archives: Caregiver benefits

Resident asks Udall to help fill the gap in veterans needs

Publish Date: 7/11/2011 in the Canon City Daily Record Charlotte Burrous cburrous@ccdailyrecord.com WESTCLIFFE — Although the Veterans Administration has made great strides in the way it addresses veterans, there is still work to be done. During U.S. Sen. Mark Udall’s visit Saturday to Westcliffe, Custer County resident Torrey Shannon talked about her husband, Army Staff…

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Udall pressed to champion needs of vets: Senator visits Westcliffe, hears concerns of Custer County residents.

Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011 12:00 am By PABLO CARLOS MORA | pmora@chieftain.com | 0 comments WESTCLIFFE — Issues facing military veterans — from a lack of health care options in this remote mountain hamlet to obstacles facing their caregivers — dominated the discussion Saturday as U.S. Sen. Mark Udall met with Custer County residents. Udall…

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Meeting with Senator Mark Udall today: On my soapbox and spilling my beans again!

I had the privilege of meeting Senator Mark Udall today and spoke about some key veteran care issues. I think it went very well. Two (or was it three?) reporters grabbed me to ask for more info to do upcoming interviews. I discussed: Access to healthcare in our region vs. the backlog The budget cutbacks…

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