Supporting Military Caregivers: Options for Congress

  title={Supporting Military Caregivers: Options for Congress},
  author={Rajeev Ramchand and Terri Tanielian and Michael P. Fisher and Christine Anne Vaughan and Thomas E. Trail and Caroline Batka and Phoenix Voorhies and Michael T Robbins and Eric Robinson and Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar},
T here are 5.5 million men and women in the United States today who are providing assistance for a current or former service member who has disabling injury or illness. We term these men and women military caregivers. They are our country’s hidden heroes: Their support keeps veterans out of institutions and helps them live longer, higher-quality lives. All corners of society can support military caregivers to lessen their burden. The federal government plays an important part: Congress, in… CONTINUE READING

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