NAAV Veterans and Their Caregivers Visit Maryland’s Eastern Shore

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. and its partner at Pennsylvania Avenue Village East took participants from the DC metro area to Hurlock, Maryland, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The participants traveled aboard the Chariot’s for Hire bus and arrived at their destination to have a catered meal featuring local […]

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 […]