2018 Honoring Veterans’ Healthcare Decisions Series 2 of 2: Hospice Team Engagement: Your Role in Making a Difference & Honoring the Veteran’s Healthcare Decisions

October 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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The VA healthcare system can be overwhelming. This webinar will examine your role in helping veterans and their loved ones navigate the system in a simple way. You’ll learn about the resources available for support services staff, how to access them, and how to move the veteran and family toward a positive end-result.

The presentation will review key areas, including tools for shared decision-making: worksheets for veterans and caregivers; locating services and resources that provide care; Family Caregiver Navigator; eldercare services; caregiver wellness and support; and an advance care planning process. Your support can make a difference to veterans and families during the difficult end-of-life journey.


  • Identify the location of available long-term services
  • Geriatric Patient Aligned Care Team (GeriPACT)
  • Support services for shared decision-making
  • Types of advance care planning
  • Caregiver resources
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKITSample worksheets and handouts for veterans and caregivers
  • Updates on Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center
  • Useful websites