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Join us for Upcoming Caregiver Events!
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Caregiver Support Program (CSP) and partnering VA offices are excited to continue various events for caregivers of Veterans. Check out our list of November events below.
National Virtual Events
Caregiver Support Line (CSL) Monthly Education Call
Join November’s CSL call for the topic Beyond the Blues: Coping with Caregiver Depression. The next call will be on the following dates and times:
- Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET
- Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. ET
- Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. ET
Caregivers must register to join the CSL monthly education call. To register, call 1-855-260-3274. Caregivers unable to attend the calls can access presentations on the CSL’s webpage.
On Friday, November 4, join the CSP Peer Support Mentoring (PSM) Program and the VA National Chaplain Office will host the next monthly spirituality call. The focus for November is a Remembrance Call, and is open to all caregivers of Veterans enrolled in the Program of General Caregiver Support Services or the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The call will be held at Noon ET.
Meeting call-in number: 1-833-558-0712 (USA Toll-free); Meeting access code: 2762 030 9378
For more information about future PSM calls, visit CSP’s Events page.
Other Virtual Events Hosted by Local CSP Teams
The events below will be hosted by local CSP teams across the country. Caregivers can attend all events listed regardless of location.
November 3, 2022
2022 Annual CSP Conference
Join the Coatesville VA CSP Team at 9:15 a.m. ET for a virtual educational event in honor of National Family Caregivers Month. The event will feature topics on Estate Planning and Advance Directives, Long-Term Care Planning, Accessing VA and community-based resources, and more. To attend, please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a Microsoft Teams invitation and the full agenda.
VA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Identities (LGBTQIA+) Program and Women’s Health Clinic Virtual Info Session
Join the Washington DC CSP Team at 1:30 p.m. ET to learn more about unique services available to LGBTQIA+ Veterans including:
- Gender-affirming services for transgender and gender diverse Veterans
- Infertility & In vitro fertilization (IVF)
- LGBTQIA+ support groups and more!
To attend, join via WebEx: https://veteransaffairs.webex.com, Webinar Number (Access Code): 2761 642 0937, Meeting Password: a9R2AMH9bM? (29722649 from phones) or join by phone: Join by phone: 14043971596 USA Toll Number; 2761 642 0937
November 4, 2022
How to Advocate for Your Loved One During Hospitalizations
Join the Washington DC CSP Team at 11 a.m. ET to learn:
- How to become an effective advocate for your loved one
- Practical strategies to become a prepared care partner
- How to find a professional advocate
To attend, register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-advocate-for-your-loved-one-during-hospitalizations-tickets-391845098237 for more information about how to participate.
November 10, 2022
Dementia and Long-Term Care Planning
Join the Washington DC CSP Team at 2 p.m. ET to learn:
- Care needs and family pain points
- Differences in Dementia Care options and other resources
To attend, register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dementia-and-long-term-care-planning-tickets-391972539417 for more information about how to participate.
“The Weight of Honor” Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Join the Sioux Falls CSP Team at 7 p.m. ET for a viewing of “The Weight of Honor”, a documentary that chronicles the lives of caregivers and families of wounded post 9/11 Veterans. A panel discussion will follow. To attend, register by contacting Anna Rasmussen at 1-605-366-3230 ext. 7862 or by emailing email@example.com.
November 15, 2022
Year of the Caregiver: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of our Nation’s Caregivers
Join the John J. Pershing (Poplar Bluff) CSP Team at 10:00 a.m. ET for a Caregiver Summit and Resource Fair. Learn about:
- Hope and Healing: A Discussion of Post-traumatic stress disorder and Caregiving.
- Alcohol Use Disorder
- Holiday Healthy Eating
- Building Resilience Through Self-Care
- Relaxation Techniques for Those Short on Time and more!
To attend, register at: https://bit.ly/JJPCGSS.
November 17, 2022
Annual Caregiver Resource Fair
Join the Washington DC Team at 11:30 a.m. ET to learn about:
- Coaching Into Care
- Caregiver Action Network
To attend, register at https://support1122.eventbrite.com/.
Reach Out to Your CSP Team!
Every VA facility has a CSP team that provides support and referrals to services. They provide valuable information about resources that can help you stay informed and supported as you care for your Veteran. Reach out to your CSP team to learn about more events happening in your local area.
We hope you attend one of our events!
Your Caregiver Support Program Team