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Landmark Discovery in CTE with Living NFL Patient

November 16th, 2017

Researchers in Chicago report that they have detected evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as CTE, in a living patient for the first time.   Currently, CTE, a degenerative brain disease found in those with a history of repetitive brain trauma, can only be formally diagnosed after an autopsy. But a new study indicates researchers may be one step closer to being able to diagnose the disease while a pati...

TMF Puts Veteran Artists on the Map at SF FleetWeek

October 6th, 2017

Coping in the Aftermath of a Shooting

October 2nd, 2017

Over the course of the last few weeks, reports of mass violence and shootings have plagued the news. Although people are resilient and often bounce back after difficult times, these events nearly always interrupt our sense of order and safety. The impact often extends to individuals who live far outside of the affected area with no personal connections to the event. This is especially true when the event is human-caused with the intent ...

Reserve Your Free Ticket For Field of Dreams & The Uni Reveal

September 15th, 2017

Reserve Your FREE Ticket for a Community & Veterans appreication movie night on the Historic Borman Field. CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS Get in the “1915” spirit and join us for a screening of “Field of Dreams” starring Kevin Costner. The Veterans Home's Mixed Nutts Team and the Buckneers will be strutting their 1915 uniforms they will be wearing for their 2017 Fall Ball schedule. So grab your blankets and outdoor cha...

Little Hoover Commission Makes Recommendations for VHCY

September 5th, 2017

In this report, the Commission calls for calls for bold and innovative approaches to transform the historic 615-acre campus in the heart of Napa Valley to better meet the changing needs of veterans statewide. This report builds on recommendations the Commission made in its 2016 report, A New Approach to California's Veterans Homes, in which the Commission identified critical infrastructures issues on the historic Yountville veterans ho...

How To Get Help After Harvey

August 31st, 2017

Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas Coast, and has left Houston — the nation's fourth-largest city — grappling with unprecedented flooding. Do you need help? Or do you want to help those in need? Check out the resources below. If you’re a victim of Hurricane Harvey ... Rescue and evacuation Find an open shelter near you by texting SHELTER and your zip code to 4FEMA (43362). You can also use the FEMA mobile app. If you’re co...

TMF Announces Vintage League for Veterans and Community

August 4th, 2017

On Monday, August 7th, The Tug McGraw Foundation announced their Mixed Nutts Fall Ball Schedule but with a twist! Veteran residents and the home's veteran baseball team learned they are getting a new uniform for the fall season. A replica of the home's original 1915 uniform. Yes, they are turning back time and going vintage all the way...jersey, hat, belt and all the bells that go with it. The Tug McGraw Foundation will not only provide...

Study: CTE Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

July 25th, 2017
Source: Tom Goldman, NPR

Cracking The Code In the Gym with Unconventional (Ret) Forces

July 6th, 2017

Cracking the Code in the Gym with Unconventional Forces (Ret) experts. Tug McGraw exercised throughout his chemo treatments to help improve his short-term memory loss from chemo and radiation fog. Equally important he wanted to keep his body strong and his spirit up. So what does exercise do for those with TBI and PTS? Research shows us that we can have cognitive improvement through exercise, diet, and nutrition. During the month of Jul...

Ya Gotta Believe in the Magic of Disney and Others

July 3rd, 2017

Reflecting on our week with American Airlines, Envoy, Airpower Foundation, Gary Sinise Foundation, Disney Heroes, Tug McGraw Foundation and the USO-Metro. Together we created memories for 17 families who have a parent serving in the military with a cancer diagnosis and or a spouse. Ya Gotta Believe when you meet a little boy named Tugger who offers up his autograph and lets you know he is available if Tim would like to meet with him. Ya...

Learn, Share, and Connect on PTSD

June 27th, 2017

A mental health problem that can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like war, assault, or disaster. Click Here, to learn more from the NIH on symptoms and treatments..


Game Day Today! One Rule The Mixed Nutts Always Win!

June 26th, 2017

Come out and Watch The Tug McGraw Foundation and CalVet's zaniest softball team today at 4:00pm. The Mission of the Game, to Bridge Veterans and Community through America's favorite Pastime. Click Here to learn more about this incredible team who's ages range from 62 to 93.


Why Thursday's Meeting is Important for the Future VHCYountville

June 19th, 2017

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Little Hoover Commission will conduct a public hearingon the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 437of the State Capitol in Sacramento.The Commission will hear from Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Secretary of the CaliforniaDepartment of Veterans Affairs, who will describe his plans for the Yountville veterans homecampus. Next, the former executive director of the Pre...

In a Town Known For Its Culinary...The Unexpected On This Memorial Day Weekend

May 28th, 2017

We often think of the Town of Yountville as the Ulitmate Destination Place for Good Eats. However, what you might not know, is the town was incorporated because of a unique community. This Memorial Day,

The Tug McGraw Foundation honors those that "Gave It Their All." Please take a moment to watch a community in action as they come to pay thier respects to the 6000 men and women who are laid to rest at the