By Joe Graca, PhD

honoring elderly vets

Being Present with One Another: Honoring Elderly Veterans

By Joe Graca, PhD

In the beginning, I was cautioned that most elderly veterans would be too debilitated, distressed, or lack the focus and cognitive ability to participate in a group program using CMBM techniques. It has been my experience, however, that CMBM groups are very effective in addressing the primary issues that elderly group members present with, including physical pain, grief, and sensory and cognitive limitations. Read more