Military Families

VA Caregiver Support
http://www.caregiver.va.gov/
 
VA Primary Family Caregiver Stipend – Fact Sheet 
http://www.va.gov/hac/factsheets/champva/FactSheet11-04v2.pdf
 
Veteran’s Caregiver Training Program – Easter Seals
http://www.easterseals.com/our-programs/military-veterans/veterans-caregiver-training.html
The National Alliance for Caregiving is proud to be a partner with Easter Seals for the national Veteran’s Caregiver Training Program.
 
Guide to Long Term Care for Veterans
http://www.va.gov/GERIATRICS/Guide/LongTermCare/index.asp
Visit the Guide to Long Term Care website for information about long term care options – home and community based, and residential care – as well as listings of nursing homes for Veterans by state. The Shared Decision Making section provides valuable tools that help the older person, and the family support person, in making long term care plans and choices.
 
Caregiver Self-Assessment
http://www.va.gov/geriatrics/guide/longtermcare/Caregiver_Self_Assessment.pdf
Are you a caregiver of a veteran who needs long term care? Download the Caregivers Self-Assessment to review your caregiver responsibilities and your role in providing support, evaluate your stress and well-being, and help decide next steps.
 
Expedited Disability Application Process for Veterans (Social Security)
http://www.ssa.gov/veterans/#ht=1