Dr Oz: Women of War
Dr Oz’s show on Women of War included a segment about the great work being done at the United Veterans Beacon House on Long Island. Doctor Oz said that it breaks his heart that there are nearly 13,000 homeless Women Vets on our streets, but the United Veterans Beacon House offers them housing, food, clothing, job resources and counseling. Here are the stories of four women that this amazing organization has helped.
Dr Oz: United Veterans Beacon House in Long Island
Dr Oz’s first Female Vet was Evelyn Nowlyn. She said that the United Veterans Beacon House has helped her to put structure back into her life. Each chore has a structure that is similar to the military. For example, there is a checklist of exactly what you are to do in order to clean the bathroom, and this sequence helps to give her a state of order, though she said that she has always been meticulous. Evelyn said that when she was homeless, she did not have a bed to sleep in, a bathroom to clean, or any purpose – she just felt useless.