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Making memories, sharing adventures: Vail Veterans Program hosting summer family session this week
July 31, 2018

VAIL — High-tech and low-touch is not a great way to live. “Go outside, unplug and play,” said Kim Elliott, a recreation therapist with the Navy Medical Center in San Diego. Elliott is one of dozens of people in town this week for the Vail Veterans Program’s summer session. This one focuses on families, because… Read more »

Vail Today: Vail Veterans Program utilizes the healing power of the mountains (video)
March 21, 2018

VAIL – Can mountains heal people? The Vail Veterans Program believes they can. That’s why they bring military injured and their families to the Vail Valley for adaptive skiing and snowboarding programs in the winter and a multitude of activities in the summer. This week, over 30 wounded veterans and their family members were invited… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program names Lindsay Humphreys its new executive director
February 13, 2018

  VAIL — Lindsay Humphreys will follow a legend, and the legend will help her along. Humphreys is the Vail Veterans Program’s new executive director. Group founder Cheryl Jensen is handing over the reins; Humphreys’ first day was Monday, Feb. 12. Jensen is sticking around as board chair. Humphreys previously served on the program’s board… Read more »

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Making memories, sharing adventures: Vail Veterans Program hosting summer family session this week

July 31, 2018
VAIL — High-tech and low-touch is not a great way to live.

“Go outside, unplug and play,” said Kim Elliott, a recreation therapist with the Navy Medical Center in San Diego.

Elliott is one of dozens of people in town this week for the Vail Veterans Program’s summer session. This one focuses on families, because above all else, family matters.

“Often, people don’t understand the value of play,” Elliott said.

Get outside, and get disconnected from phones and other electronic gadgets.

“It’s great to go out in nature and away from technology and just have human connection,” Elliott said.

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