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Looking for video resources on dementia care giving?  VA’s Office of Rural Health, VA Caregiver Support Program and the New England Geriatric Research and Clinical Center have created a series of Dementia Caregiver videos.  The newest videos cover:

Minimizing Inappropriate Behavior in Dementia Preventing Financial Mismanagement in Dementia Addressing Major Safety Risks in Dementia

To view all the videos in the Dementia Caregivers Video Series, please visit the VHA Office of Rural Health’s website at https://www.rural health.va.gov/vets/resources.asp#dem. Or click go to www.caregiver.va.gov homepage and click the RESOURCES button Caregiver Dementia Video Series.  If you have any questions or would like DVD copies, email the Veterans Rural Health Resource Center - Salt Lake City: ORH-WR@va.gov

VA's Caregiver Support Line assistance is just a quick phone call away. Whether you're in need of immediate assistance or have questions about what services you may be eligible for, the caring licensed social workers who answer the support line can:

Provide you with information about assistance available from VA.Help you access services.Connect you with the Caregiver Support Coordinator at a VA Medical Center near you.Just listen, if that's what you need right now.

If you're just getting started with VA, calling the Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274 is a great first step to learn more about the support that is available to you.

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