Iowa Veterans Home http://iowapublicradio.org en Connecting Military Identity To PTSD & Running RAGBRAI http://iowapublicradio.org/post/connecting-military-identity-ptsd-running-ragbrai <p>Studies estimate that at least one in every five veterans experiences post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Today, guest host Emily Woodbury talks with two Iowans working to change that statistic.</p><p>Steven Lancaster, an assistant professor of psychology at Drake University, discusses his new study on how a soldier's "military identity" affects their likelihood of experiencing anxiety or depression.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 20:05:14 +0000 Emily Woodbury 27161 at http://iowapublicradio.org Connecting Military Identity To PTSD & Running RAGBRAI Veterans Home Leadership Questioned http://iowapublicradio.org/post/veterans-home-leadership-questioned <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At least one state senator is calling for the person in charge of the Iowa Veterans Home in </span>Marshalltown<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to step down so a more thorough investigation can be conducted. This follows repeated complaints over management of the Veterans home. The Senate Veterans Affairs committee held a meeting Monday &nbsp;to hear testimony. Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports.</span></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 00:18:36 +0000 Clay Masters 20343 at http://iowapublicradio.org Veterans Home Leadership Questioned Memory Loss and Caretakers http://iowapublicradio.org/post/memory-loss-and-caretakers <p>When Alzheimer's disease robs someone of their memory, it's not just that person who experiences loss.&nbsp; "Talk of Iowa" explores the path of people who care for loved ones with memory loss.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:11:53 +0000 Dennis Reese 19228 at http://iowapublicradio.org Memory Loss and Caretakers