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Caregiver Support Program and Home-Based Programs | Dementia Education for Veterans

The Caregiver Support Program (CSP) and Home Base Primary Care (HBPC) provided an education activity for Veteran’s caregivers , where 20 caregivers participated from the activity titled: “Caregiver Communication with Dementia Patients”.

Caregiver Education Photo

How the VA helped me with my Multiple Sclerosis?

The VA Caribbean Healthcare System has been a true blessing in my journey with Multiple Sclerosis. From the moment I received the diagnosis, I felt overwhelmed with fear and uncertainty.

Veteran Keyla Agosto with Ocean ( Guide Dog)

The standard for 24/7/365 Virtual Urgent Care

The need for health care doesn’t stop just because it’s 5:00 p.m., the weekend, or a holiday. In fact, the busiest time for both urgent care clinics and emergency rooms is early afternoon and evening hours.

VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center hired two nocturnists, or physicians who work overnight, to truly become the 24/7/365 virtual urgent care service leaders aspired it to be.

Benefits of Group Therapy Sessions for PTSD

At the Emotional Trauma Recovery Center, we offer different group treatment alternatives that can help you manage your PTSD and other trauma-related symptoms.

Dr. Yahaira M Patin - PTSD2023

How can family members help a Veteran diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

We are going through challenging times due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and we often hear from family members and caregivers ask about ways to support their veteran diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Dr. Yahaira M Patin

Living a Healthy Lifestyle at 96

This Second World War Veteran has placed Puerto Rico’s name in the high ranks of Body Building competition. He came in 2nd Place in his category in the 1950 Central American Olympic Games.