There are 1.1 million caregivers of soldiers from Afghanistan and Iraq. The majority are trying to juggle full-time jobs with full-time caregiving. And a third have no health insurance.
In addition to programs for caregivers identified by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, the following organizations and programs exist to provide these caregivers the support they need:
VA Benefits and Programs:
Career, Business and Educational Resources for Vets And Caregivers:
Mental Health and PTSD Education and Counseling:
Financial and Housing Help:
Sports Recreation and Retreats:
Government Programs and Benefits for Recreation: