If you are a family caregiver for a Veteran or active-duty servicemember, it's important to ensure that you and your family receive any needed supports and services. Explore programs that can provide or help coordinate behavioral health, rehabilitation, and family support services.
The Family Caregiving Guide is a practical tool to help you care for your family member or close friend. You’ll find information, resources and checklists to help you get organized and find the support that you might need.
Research has shown that there are psychological benefits to family story telling, particularly with the younger generation, but the advantages last through all stages of life. Here are some ways to share your family stories.
AARP's Financial Workbook for Veteran and Military Family Caregivers provides practical information and resources focused on health, housing, and money management. AARP has created this guide to help you gather the essential information you need to manage the complex responsibilities of caregiving.
A new, first-of-its-kind National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers provides hundreds of actions that federal, state, and local governments, businesses, and communities can take to support caregivers.
This toolkit is designed for you, caregivers of Veterans, so that you can feel confident in your role as a caregiver by being more prepared for disasters, understanding how to handle the mental and physical health of you and your Veteran during disasters, and connecting with important resources to help in your recovery from disasters.