“Food Insecurity: Bringing Solutions to the Table” is intended to help you understand how food insecurity happens and offer solutions to this problem. By the end of the course, you should be able to: Understand what food security means; Recognize how Veterans and their families can become food insecure; and Determine ways you can help Veterans in your community be food secure. The course is introduced by Senator Tammy Duckworth.

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Join Dr. Scott Shreve as the No Veteran Dies Alone program volunteer training continues. Dr. Shreve, with the help of experienced volunteers, will help to prepare you for your role as a volunteer. The course will 1.) Help you identify your feelings about serious illness, dying and grief. 2.) Discuss three things that play a big role in a Veteran’s illness and dying process and 3.) Provide an overview of the grief process. The course is made possible in partnership with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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“Care for him who shall have borne the battle,” President Abraham Lincoln petitioned all Americans during his inaugural address. The No Veteran Dies Alone program is a response to this entreaty. This course is for volunteers, to learn how to be a reassuring presence to Veterans who would otherwise be alone when facing a serious illness or who might be at the end of life. In the No Veteran Dies Alone volunteer program training course, you will hear from experienced Volunteers who provide care, comfort and companionship to Veterans facing death. The purpose of this first course is to provide you with an introduction of the No Veteran Dies Alone program, and a general overview about hospice and palliative care. The course, narrated by Dr. Scott Shreve, is made possible in partnership with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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