Newport, Oregon – Military veterans have unique physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs that can impact their end-of-life care. Recognizing these special needs, Samaritan Evergreen
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Veterans Affairs officials are planning to expand caregivers stipends to additional families starting this October, one year after advocates had originally hoped for the financial assistance to
Pandemic. COVID-19. Social distance. These are all terms we wish we didn’t know. And, as you’ve heard, geriatric adults are at increased risk for coronavirus.
Nearly 250 Veterans from across the country are participating in VA’s National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG) at HOME. The competition includes a virtual fitness challenge
The fifth annual Veteran Benefit Expo, the state’s largest veteran benefit resource event, will be held in Pendleton next week, July 27th at the Pendleton
A doctor from the Portland Veterans medical facility was surprised by the … aging veterans is seeking volunteers from the rural Oregon counties of Tillamook
All area veterans and seniors are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting, which included representatives from Legal Aid Services of Oregon. The free gathering
Vietnam veterans’ wartime experiences – and their lasting psychological toll – can make it harder to treat their pain as they approach death.
VA is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain
The men and women who served our country in the military can count on Social Security to be there for them throughout their lives. Active
Volunteering at the Oregon Veterans’ Home is more about play than work, say Dan and Vickie Brindell, who reside near Lyle and have been taking
Please take this opportunity to view a 5-minute tour of the VA Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) website, www.va.gov/geriatrics. This tour provides a