VA program lets Veterans hire their own caregivers

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US Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Care 

September 15, 2022

VA health care news you can use

There’s a lot going on in VA health care. Here are some of our latest stories about Veterans and for Veterans. Find out how to apply for VA health care benefits.

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VA’s Veteran Directed Care lets you hire your own caregivers

“If it wasn’t for this program, I don’t know where I would be,” said Navy and Army Veteran Caren Scalla. “I could end up in a nursing home. Shannon and Michael are my caregivers and without this program, I just don’t know where I would be.”

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An infantry soldier’s overdose recovery journey

“I didn’t know there were so many resources for me at VA for Veterans struggling like I was.”

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The Sandwich: Nutrition in the palm of your hand

Vegedivs with a protein and starch. The sandwich is a delicious option for health-conscious eaters looking to eat on-the-go.

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VA is offering flexible debt collection relief 

Here are five ways VA is offering to make repaying a VA debt less stressful during these difficult times.

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