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VA Caregiver Support

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VA values your commitment as a partner in our pledge to care for those who have "borne the battle," and we have several support and service options designed with you in mind. The programs are available both in and out of your home to help you care for the Veteran you love and for yourself.

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Story Caregiver Wanda's Story
When anticipating retirement and growing old together, Wanda had never pictured her active and able husband being physically bound to his bed. Bob, a Veteran of the U.S. Army, who served during World War II, wanted nothing more than to stay in his home, despite his life-altering condition.
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Building Better Caregivers™ is a free six-week online workshop for family caregivers.
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Contact a local Caregiver Support Coordinator to sign up. Find your local Coordinator

 
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  • Staying Organized

    Medication Log
    A medication log can help you keep track of a Veteran's prescription and over-the-counter medications, when they should be taken, and what's working (and what isn't).

  • Caregiving Tips

    Diagnosis Care Sheets
    Learn about the conditions affecting the Veteran you care for and tips for providing the best care at home.

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Making My Goals Matter: Looking Forward to the Year Ahead 
This group focuses on identifying why goals can be helpful, obstacles that may arise and how to overcome these obstacles to achieve a desired outcome. Participants are coached to identify specific steps toward reaching the goal which take into account all the pressures and responsibilities of being a Caregiver.  A visualization exercise is incorporated as a teaching tool to help Caregivers stay motivated towards reaching their goal.

 

 

Caregiver Support Line 1-855-260-3274
Services for Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans

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