Holiday traditions and family get-togethers are a source of comfort for many. But the holidays can also act as anniversaries of unpleasant events or remind us of difficult changes that have happened in the last year.
Laurel is the primary caregiver for her husband Barry, a U.S. Army Veteran who served as a combat medic in Vietnam. Laurel does not like to call caregiving a “job” and she wants to be the one there for her husband, but she admits it is very difficult, especially at age 74.
A first for the Butler VA Health Care System – a Pharmacy Residency program! The new Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency program at the Butler VA is a 12 month program where residents will train to learn advanced clinical skills to prepare them for future positions.
Today, Heather Shimko works in the Butler VA’s Connected Care Department serving Veterans and their Families. But, 20 years ago she chose to enlist in the U.S. Air Force Reserves after the tragic events that unfolded on September 11, 2001.