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VA employees at medical centers deliver Christmas gifts and good cheer to Veterans living in their Community Living Centers (nursing homes) and elsewhere.
Medical center's memory club is reminiscence therapy that keeps Veteran minds active and helps them remember the good ol’ days.
Working as a long-term care nurse at VA, you’ll help provide a home away from home for Veterans needing around-the-clock skilled nursing care.
Residents of VA’s 134 nursing homes who are older and may have complex health conditions remain a priority for COVID-19 vaccination. VA’s goal is to vaccinate every Veteran who wants one.
The Coatesville VA resumed allowing face-to-face visits for Community Living Center Veterans. Resident John Anker was nervous to see his wife for the first time in a year, saying it felt “like a first date.”
It was an opportunity for employees and staff members to share uplifting stories with one another. Talking about all the good that is happening for Veterans at their facilities and in their own lives.
Renee Radermacher recommended converting a family room adjacent to a patient hospice room to a negative pressure room, allowing up to three family members to visit for one hour each day.
Isolated Veterans in the VA Central Western Massachusetts community living center know they haven’t been forgotten thanks to the hundreds of letters they have received through Operation Mail Call.
Veterans in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System community living center (CLC) can now do their own kidney dialysis without leaving the CLC and potentially being exposed to COVID-19.
Meta Monteleon, our country’s oldest Army nurse Veteran (105), connects with her sister Virginia (100) on her smart phone. Both were Army nurses in World War II. “We’ve come a long way.”
Veterans from the Wilkes-Barre’s Community Living Center went on a fishing trip and forgot exams and medications. It was all about smiles and comradery. And, of course, the one that got away.
Army Veteran and licensed massage therapist Terry Smith volunteers the expert touch of her healing hands to residents of the Columbia VA Health Care System Community Living Center.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
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Last updated February 24, 2014
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