Nutritious Meals and Home Repair Services in Atlanta

Meals On Wheels Atlanta (MOWA)can assist Veterans who served with nutritious meals and home repair services. MOWA can assist with home repairs since 2002 to seniors and offers a special program for senior Veterans. Their Veteran home projects last year averaged $17,000. Between the three programs MOWA manage, last year the program completed repairs on […]

VA Announces Moratorium on Discharges and Decreases from Comprehensive Caregiver Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Washington, DC announced on December 21, 2018 that it will suspend temporarily discharges and decreases in level of support from its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers because of continued concerns expressed by Veterans, caregivers and advocates about inconsistent application of eligibility requirements by VA medical centers. […]

Veteran Caregiver Respite Care – Thank-You Letter to NAAV

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Veteran Caregiver Respite Care Program provides respite care; counseling referrals; assistance with Veterans’ claims and benefits; legal, housing, and access to resources for emergency assistance for military families caring for severely wounded warriors, disabled Veterans, and their caregivers residing in the greater Washington metro area. In 2007 NAAV’s […]

Tricks for Sleeping Better When You Suffer from Back Pain

By Cheryl Conklin Back pain is a common and often debilitating problem for people of all ages. Experts estimate that over 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, people who have chronic pain get significantly less sleep each night than those who are pain-free. Why is this a […]

2018 Veteran Caregivers Respite Care Retreat

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. president and chief executive officer, senior advisors, board members, and guests of NAAV attended a two-day Respite Care Retreat sponsored by the National Association of American Veterans and its partners on November 30 and December 1 at the National Conference Center, 18960 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, Virginia, about […]

VA Celebrates National Family Caregivers Month

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) marks the month of November as National Family Caregivers Month by honoring the service of 5.5 million family members and friends who have dedicated their lives to provide much needed care for chronically ill, severely injured, or disabled Veterans.  “Caregivers make tremendous sacrifices to be there every day and address the daily needs of […]

The Source for Women’s Issues in Congress September 24-28, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations On September 26, the House approved, 361-61, the conference report [1] for H.R. 6157, a minibus package containing the FY2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bills. The measure also contains a continuing resolution to extend through December 7 federal funding for several other departments and […]

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