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VA Expands Veterans' Family Caregiver Program

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U.S. Army Veteran Jason Williams, enjoys an outing with spouse, Taylor, his family caregiver, and son Zachary.

A comprehensive family caregiver program for veterans will greatly expand over the next two years. Michael Stracener, LCSW, Ph.D, who manages the caregiver support program at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville, provides details. VHCSO program participant and U.S. Army Veteran Jason Williams describes the need. 

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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