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What To Do After Discharge

A nurse instructs an older Navy Vet on his medicationsKnow what to do after being discharged from your VA medical facility: Make sure you understand what you need to do to keep your care plan active. Take time to speak to your caregivers about what medications you'll need and when you'll need to take them. Make sure you have contact information for one or more of your caregivers if you have further questions once you get home.

Learn more about how to plan your recovery *†.  Falls are a serious concern, especially for older veterans. Learn more about fall prevention at home. 

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