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Getting to medical appointments is easy with Vetsgo

 

October 9, 2019

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VetsGo volunteer Wayne picks up a senior veteran to drive him to his medical appointment at a local VA facility.

Within Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer, and Weld Counties, veterans over age 65 number more than 27,000 according to the Colorado Veterans Affairs Department. Boulder County alone is home to more than 9,000 military veterans over age 60 who rely on the health care services provided at regional Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

Those neighborhood vets are looking to their medical professionals to help them stay healthy and to diagnose and treat their conditions. But challenges with driving, vision, cognition, difficulties locating unfamiliar addresses, and financial limitations make getting...



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