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End-of-Life & Palliative Care:
Supporting Caregivers of Veterans with Dementia
The goal of the D.E.P. is to ensure VA VISN 2 staff feel more confident and empowered with caring for Veterans with dementia.
The program will accomplish this objective by providing educational seminars to VISN 2 staff along with online and hard copy resources in caring for the Veteran with dementia
The program also aims to provide the VISN 2 staff with training and resources to be a support for caregivers of Veterans with dementia.
The caregiver support goal of D.E.P. strives to provide support for caregivers of Veterans with dementia by accomplishing the following:Caregivers of Veterans with dementia will be able to join groups virtually to learn about self-care and stress reduction techniques:
D.E.P. also directly support caregivers of Veterans by providing educational materials for those who sign up for the mailing list. Some of the educational topics available to caregivers:
Caregivers wishing to receive educational materials and invitations to webinar events, can join the mailing list by completing the form below. Your contact information will be kept confidential.
If at any time you wish to contact us with questions, comments or to unsubscribe to the mailing list, please do not hesitate to email Nicholas Koufacos at Nicholas.Koufacos@va.gov.