When a veteran returns from service with a physical injury, we can see the sacrifice they made for the country.
But what about the invisible struggles and challenges of service? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and substance use is not uncommon for veterans. How do these less obvious struggles present additional challenges for veterans and their caregivers? This week’s guest, Rajeev Ramchand, an Epidemiologist at the RAND Corporation and the author of Hidden Heroes: America’s Military Caregivers, and I discuss these important issues.
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Stephanie Erickson is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a geriatric social worker. Her primary area of practice focuses on…
Stephanie Erickson is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a geriatric social worker. Her primary area of practice focuses on Dementia and decision-making capacity. She works with seniors living autonomously, in care facilities, in acute care at the hospital, and who are living with family. Stephanie also provides training and consultation to families, the Alzheimer’s Society, community groups, financial and legal institutions and at professional conferences. She hosts her own weekly podcast called Caregivers’ Circle. She founded Erickson Resource Group which offers holistic services to seniors and their families. Check out her free guide to initiating conversations with aging relatives.