April 2019 SPIN Meeting: Veterans Benefits
Date: April 22, 2019
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
3060 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97214
Topic: Veterans Benefits – This training will educate community providers about general eligibility for VA healthcare and services. Attendees will learn about the three branches of the federal Veterans Administration, the process of enrolling in VA healthcare, costs of outpatient care at VA, and various services and benefits that may be available to Veterans and their families.
Speaker: Yvette Arey, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 25 years of experience in healthcare settings including inpatient hospitals, Dialysis Clinics and Hospice facilities. She has worked at the VA Portland Healthcare System since 2007 and is currently the SW Supervisor for the Primary Care Division. Yvette supervises 14 social workers stationed at seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC’s) in Portland, Vancouver, Salem, Fairview (Gresham), West Linn, Hillsboro and Bend with approximately 65,000 Veterans receiving primary care services at these CBOC’s.
Host: Laurelhurst Village has a spirit of hospitality, compassion and a tradition of caring established by the Sisters of Mercy over 100 years ago. We are proud to carry on this rich heritage, while providing residents with modern amenities and personalized care and support services. Every day at Laurelhurst Village, we make it a goal to go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our residents. We offer exceptional care, wellness programs and social activities in a family atmosphere to create a community you’ll enjoy calling home.
Parking Instructions – Three options are: 1) park in a back lot on the corner of SE 30th Avenue, between SE Washington and SE Alder Streets; 2) park directly on Stark Street or 3) park in the Laurelhurst Village front parking lot, whichever is available and most convenient.