National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Family caregivers, or informal caregivers, are unpaid individuals (i.e., spouse, partner, or family member) who assist with activities of daily living (i.e., eating, bathing, or dressing) and/or medical tasks (i.e., taking medication or doing required exercises). According to the 2015 Report Caregiving in the U.S., produced by the National […]

NAAV Field Trip to Sight & Sound Theatres

  On November 7, 2017, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. and its partner PA AVE Village East of Washington, DC, sponsored a small group of seniors, caregivers of Veterans, and a widow of a deceased Veteran on a field trip to Sight & Sound Theatres in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to see the “Miracle of […]

Enhancing Informal Caregiving for Veterans

  During the month of November, The Office of Health Service Research & Development is sharing an article of research findings.   With an increasing number of Veterans requiring some form of caregiving or assistance, there is a growing need for evidence-based research that supports family and/or informal caregiver’s role, such as emotional support, access […]

Senior Guidance

  Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing senior living assistance to the elderly. In additional to providing a number of helpful senior living resources and articles, we enable seniors and caregivers to search and find 40,000+ long-term care facilities in more than 7,500 cities across the United States. Assisted Living | Senior Living […]

Caregiver Resources and Referrals

Eldercare Locator: www.eldercare.gov Or call toll free: 1 800-677-1116 weekdays, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (ET) Support services for caregivers are also available. National Alliance on Mental Illness: www.nami.org Or call their information and referral helpline at 1-800-950-6264 weekdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) More Info, Please! BenefitsCheckup.org Brain Injury Association of America www.biausa.org […]

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.aging.com 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 […]