National Association of American of Veterans Attend Social Event at the National Conference Center

The National Association of American of Veterans, Inc. president and chief executive officer and guests of NAAV attended a weekend Social Event sponsored by the National Conference Center at 18980 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, Virginia, about 28 miles from Washington, DC. The Breakfast and Bingo social event was held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at […]

Caregiver Resources and Referrals

Caregiver Support www.caregiver.va.gov Phone: 877-222-VETS (877) 222-8387 National Caregiver Support Line: Toll Free 1-855-260-3274; Open M-F, 8 am to 11 pm EST Saturday, 10:30 am to 6:00 pm EST www.caregiver.org www.caregiving.org www.networkofcare.org www.va.gov/healthBenefits/resources/eligibility_check.asp Financial Needs Aid and Attendance Program www.veteranaidorg/index.php Provides free assistance to qualified Veterans and surviving spouses in applying for Aid and Attendance […]

Andrew Salons and Spas

Robert Andrew is the largest salon and spa in the United States, located at 1328 Main Chapel Way, Waugh Chapel, Gambrills, Maryland 21054. Near Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Crofton, Annapolis and the metro area. For more information, call 410-721-3533 or 301-261-3844. Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. […]

Update for St. Joseph’s Veterans program

From: Sarah Richards [mailto:srichards@stjoestreatment.org] Sent: Monday, January 09, 2017 7:29 PM Subject: Update for St. Joseph’s Veterans program Dear provider, This email serves as an update to our Col. C. David Merkel, MD Veterans Residence Program. As of December 1st, 2016 our Program became one of the first certified by OASAS as a 25-bed 820 […]

Project Healing Waters Light Tackle Fishing

When: Wednesday, October 19th Where: Greenwell State Park Pier Time: 0830 – 1200 Who: Active Duty and Retired Wounded Warriors Register: Send Email to: flypax@md.metrocast.net with Subject Line:  Light Tackle Boat Fishing Your Name Telephone Number Accessibility/Accommodation needs Sponsor: Project Healing Waters with support from The Greenwell Foundation Southern Maryland Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater […]

Website Resources for the Caregiver (Support and Assistance)

www.eldercarelink.com – provides assistance with eldercare www.eldercare.gov – eldercare locator www.familycaregiveralliance.org www.alz.org www.caringinfo.org www.homeinstead.com www.nationalcenteroncaregiving.org www.target.com www.familycaregiver.org www.warmanhomecare.com www.gonannies.com www.revolutionhealth.com www.homeassistance.com www.adultcompanioncare.com www.novahomecare.org www.caregiver.va.gov www.caring.org www.caregiver.org www.caregiveraction.org www.dvbic.org www.blacusa.org www.benefitscheckup.org www.ourmilitary.mil www.cms.hhs.gov www.ssa.gov www.hud.gov www.rurdev.usda.gov www.nami.org In addition, for a copy of the VA Caregiver Support, Healthy Caregiving Guide contact Shannae Donaldson, Quick Series Publishing […]

A Caregiver of a Veteran – Survivor’s Guide

Please visit the following link for more information. The very first thing to remember is that although this process IS a process, it is very personal to us, the veteran AND the caregiver, or as I call myself, the “Care Bear.” The following documentation is to help guide anyone who qualifies as a veteran for […]

Tips for Caregivers

To all the caregivers of wounded warriors and disabled Veterans, I would like to share some important information with you. Four months ago my husband, a disabled Veteran, fell and needed surgery to repair his knee. After the surgery, he was not able to sleep in our bed or to walk. He had the same […]

A Caregiver’s Journey

The goal of this article is to share my insights with other caregivers from my lengthy experience serving in this role. If this article helps only one person, then it was worth sharing my soul. My wish for all who read it is that you find it informational and perhaps uplifting. As I begin to […]