• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • April 5, 2021

    AARP's free Financial Workbook for Veteran and Military Caregivers can help you get organized and take control of your future. It is designed to help manage the complex responsibilities of caregiving.

  • April 1, 2021

    The Caregiver Support Program celebrates VA’s social workers who are essential to program’s success. “They allow us to provide resources in a manner that caters to the real caregiver experience.”

  • February 25, 2021

    In celebration of Black History Month, VA’s Caregiver Support Program shares the remarkable work of JoAnn Stevens who helps other caregivers and Veterans and shares Black Americans’ legacy.

  • February 25, 2021

    Veteran caregivers completely fulfill President Abraham Lincoln’s charge to care for those who have borne the battle, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Feb. 24 at an online forum.

  • February 14, 2021

    This Valentine’s Day we share the love stories of caregivers from VA’s Peer Support Mentoring Program. Then, Now, and Forever: The Caregivers and the Veterans They Love. Learn more about the program.

  • February 13, 2021

    A Valentine’s special: Sharing the love stories of caregivers from VA’s Peer Support Mentoring Program. Then, Now, and Forever: The Caregivers and the Veterans They Love. Meet John and Cathy.

  • January 12, 2021

    Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) is the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers signature military caregiving program. Founded by former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in 1987, RCI provides coaching and support to caregivers of all types.

  • December 21, 2020

    “The biggest lesson I learned from the Caregivers Support team is to keep everything meticulous. They taught me how to make plans. I have everything written down. Before, I had nothing.”