• Continue reading VA takes bold steps to improve support for caregivers

    June 3, 2022

    As part of the VA MISSION Act of 2018, VA's Caregiver Support Program (CSP) has undergone improvements to enhance the program and increase access to Veterans and their caregivers.

  • Continue reading Updates on the Family Caregiver program for legacy participants and applicants

    April 20, 2022

    VA is reviewing and examining the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers eligibility criteria. Here's what legacy participants and applicants should know.

  • Continue reading Caregiver of Iraqi Freedom Veteran praises Campaign for Inclusive Care

    January 7, 2022

    A caregiver for an Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran shares her journey in the Campaign for Inclusive Care and VA’s Caregiver Support Program.

  • Continue reading Elizabeth Dole Foundation offers free help for caregivers

    November 5, 2021

    Caregivers can receive 35 hours of free help with support through the Respite Relief program – so you can take care of you.

  • Continue reading Caregivers have been overlooked, those days are over, VA secretary says

    October 29, 2021

    Caregivers have been overlooked by VA over the years, but those days are over, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Oct. 29. Speaking at the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Sixth Annual National Convening, McDonough said one of VA’s most important jobs is to support caregivers.

  • Continue reading Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to provide an additional year for eligibility, reassessment of certain participants

    September 27, 2021

    VA's Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers will provide an additional year for eligibility and reassessment of certain participants.

  • Continue reading VA family and caregiver resources

    August 31, 2021

    Family members of Veterans are currently facing two challenges – supporting the Veteran they love with all they are thinking and feeling and coping with their own thoughts and feelings. VA has resources and information for both of these challenges.

  • Continue reading Caregiver & Family Resource Fair coming to a location near you

    August 18, 2021

    Caregiver and Family Resource Fairs are being held at every VA facility to reach caregivers across the country, including rural areas.

  • Continue reading A Memorial Day Message from Hidden Heroes and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation

    May 31, 2021

    Memorial Day is a difficult time for the military caregivers Hidden Heroes supports. Many will spend this weekend honoring and remembering those who were lost, while also doing their best to support their Veteran, who may be struggling to process their grief on this day.

  • Continue reading Vietnam War Veterans, and honoring all who served: Memorial Day 2021

    May 31, 2021

    The Vietnam War was the nation’s longest and costliest conflict of the Cold War. Over 8.7 million Americans served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam era from 1964 to 1973 (1). More than 3.4 million deployed to Southeast Asia (1) and approximately 2.7 million of those served in the Republic of Vietnam (2). On this Memorial Day 2021, VA honors their service and recommits itself to supporting all Veterans of the Vietnam era, their families and their caregivers.

  • Continue reading AARP, Blue Star Families to host caregiving virtual town hall

    May 17, 2021

    AARP and Blue Star Families are providing guidance to Veteran caregivers to improve Veteran care during COVID-19 and beyond. Take part in the Military Caregivers: Celebrating America’s Hidden Heroes virtual town hall on Tuesday, May 18 at 3 p.m. ET.

  • Continue reading Expanding comprehensive assistance for family caregivers

    May 13, 2021

    A caregiver of a Vietnam-era Veteran says the newly expanded Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers makes in-home care sustainable. Eva and Stanley are part of new caregiver population.