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Telehealth Saves Veteran Time to Better Care for Her Son

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Time is a precious commodity for Navy Veteran Rosie Glenn. Telehealth helps.

Glenn is the primary caregiver and home-school teacher for her teenage son, who has a disability. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Glenn started meeting with her VA providers through VA Video Connect. She quickly realized just how much time it saved her family.

“It’s better for me because it’s better for my son. When you’re the parent of a special needs child—especially a teenager—you don’t have a lot of time. Using telehealth, my appointments take 30 minutes out of my day instead of the 1 to 3 hours.”

Read her story on VA News.