Special caregiver support training set at VA


WALLA WALLA -- The Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold training sessions Wednesday and again Sept. 12 to help support the unpaid caregiver/family member of eligible enrolled veterans in the VA.

If you live with a veteran and provide personal care services for physical and emotional support, you are encouraged to call for more information and to get registered for the trainings.

The topics of discussion include: medication management; provision of care; crisis management; re-hospitalization procedure; provision of supportive and emotional care; nutrition and proper food preparation, distribution, and storage; and activity and program planning.

For more information, call 509-525-5200, and ask for Jill Juers (ext. 26459) or Edward Parker (ext. 22936).


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