A Special Way to Honor Our Veterans This Memorial Week

Join Capital Caring Health in Improving the Lives of Veterans with Dementia.

Falls Church, VA (May 22, 2023) Last year, 2022, was the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. All these years later, there is a special way to help the nearly 1.5 million Vietnam-era Veterans suffering from the devastation of dementia- half with Alzheimer’s.

That is why Capital Caring Health (CCH) is leading the way in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia to provide free of charge a companion robotic pet to every Veteran with dementia who lives in the communities we serve.

Our specific goal for this Memorial Week is to raise $100,000, which will provide for 1000 robotic pets.

These Pets, through many clinical studies and first-hand experience at CCH, are proven to bring calm and delight to Veterans and others suffering from dementia. Additionally, since dementia usually precludes caring for live pets, this is simply a wonderful solution.

Veterans and their families have access to many support services, but none of these provide for this low-cost and lasting way to bring a smile and around the clock joy to a dementia-stricken Veteran.

Together, with others who care about our Veterans with dementia, we can transform many Veterans living with dementia from sad and confused to happy and joyful.

To learn more, contact Steve Cone or go to capitalcaring.org/companionpets.


Steve Cone, Capital Caring Health


About Capital Caring Health: Capital Caring Health is a not-for-profit, community-based organization founded in the nation’s capital in 1977. Capital Caring Health is one of the most experienced and respected providers in the nation of advanced illness, hospice, and elder care, including primary care at home. Our care for children with life–limiting diseases is the largest on the East Coast. Additional services focus on the special care needs of veterans and those with heart failure and end-stage lung disease. More than $3 million annually funds care for those who lack coverage or the necessary financial resources for services. Almost 90 cents of every dollar go to caring for patients and their families. Over the years, Capital Caring Health has provided hospice, palliative care, and counseling to nearly 120,000 patients and their families through our regional neighborhood network across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.


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