Visiting Angels: Helping Veterans and Their Families with Mary LaMarre
Untold Valor: Veterans Recovery in Action
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Untold Valor: Veterans Recovery in Action
Visiting Angels: Helping Veterans and Their Families with Mary LaMarre
Jul 03, 2024
Voice & Vision, Inc. & CompeerCORPS

In today’s episode, we have the pleasure of chatting with Mary LaMarre. With 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Mary now serves as the Client Relations Director at Visiting Angels. From home care to dementia care, Visiting Angels offers a range of support systems designed to improve the quality of life for veterans. Their mission is to “make living life enjoyable to the greatest extent possible.”

One of the key takeaways from this conversation is the importance of reaching out for help before a crisis occurs. Mary explains that many veterans and their families wait until they are in a dire situation before seeking assistance. By asking for help early on, they can receive the support they need before any serious health issues arise. Tune in to learn more about the incredible work being done by Visting Angels and how they are making a difference in the lives of veterans and their families.

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

0:00 - Intro
0:52 – Getting to know Mary
3:00 – How Visiting Angels supports veterans
5:15 – Working with families
6:48 – The care assessment process
11:05 – Ensuring veteran’s safety + getting the word out
14:36 – Asking for help before a crisis happens

Mary LaMarre
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Find a Visiting Angels location near you

The Visiting Angels hotline


To get involved as a helper call 484-770-8479 and speak with human resources

Safe and Steady Fall Prevention Resource


Need immediate help? Contact the Veterans Crisis Line via phone, text or online chat. Dial 988 then Press 1 or text 838255 or use the online chat at

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Information on how to apply for VA Healthcare Benefits from anywhere in the USA: or call 877-222-8387 (M-F 8am-8pm EST)

To apply for veteran’s benefits and find resources in Pennsylvania veterans need to contact their County Office of Veterans Affairs as listed in this document:

View more about PA’s resources for veterans:

Financial support for Untold Valor is provided by a Veterans’ Trust Fund grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.