Caregiver Support - Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center
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Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center


Caregiver Support

Community-based Training Opportunity for Caregivers - Creating Confident Caregivers
The Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP and the Alzheimer's Association-Greater Michigan Chapter are sponsoring a program for caregivers, called Creating Confident Caregivers.  Creating Confident Caregivers is an evidence-based university tested program for family members caring for a loved at home experiencing memory loss or dementia.  Sessions are held weekly on Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon, beginning February 10 and ending on March 16, 2020. Click here for a flyer. Interested caregivers can register online.

Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274

Caregiver Services

VA offers a number of services that can provide you with the support that's right for you. Whether you and the Veteran you care for could use some help at home or you just need someone to listen, we're here to support you. Follow the link to learn more about the variety of services available to Family Caregivers.

Caring for Seriously Injured Post-9/11 Veterans

Services for Family Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans

If you are the Family Caregiver of a Veteran who was injured post-9/11, you may be eligible for additional services through VA, including a stipend, comprehensive training and medical coverage through VA if you are not already covered by a plan. Follow the link to learn more about the services and to see if you are currently eligible.

Find your Caregiver Support Coordinator


Have questions about VA Caregiver Support Services? Contact VA's Caregiver Support Line (1-855-260-3274) or your local Caregiver Support Coordinator for assistance.


Kathleen Wahoviak, RN
906-774-3300 Ext. 32705

Marcia Crosson, RN
906-774-3300 Ext. 32705

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Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274