Community program

Community program helps veterans with disabilities come together

Program Director Trevor Hazen: “We work here with three different groups in the VA Health System as well as the Wounded Warrior Project.”

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio – “The Turn” is a community program that helps people and veterans with disabilities practice adaptive golf and golf fitness.

The VA veterans spent time on the green at North Olmsted Golf Club today before the weather moved them inside.

Veteran Navy amputee William Searles said the program helped him keep his balance: “I don’t quite have the ability to balance on one leg yet, but I’m working on it. “

“We work here with three different groups in the VA health system as well as the Wounded Warrior Project.” said program director Trevor Hazen of The Turn. “Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the physically disabled community.”

Hazen also said golf fitness improves people’s social and emotional well-being and improves their confidence.

3news asked Searles how it felt to have other veterans around him for a program like this, “we understand each other and everyone got it wrong.”

Editor’s note: The video above is taken from an unrelated National Vietnam War Veterans Day article published on March 29, 2022.

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