November is National Military Family Month and November 11 is Veterans Day. Reach out to military families, military caregivers, and Veterans in your communities to make sure they know about and are accessing respite and other caregiver supports. Here are some great resources to share. (Thank you ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center for the list!)
ARCH Fact Sheet on Respite for Caregivers of Veterans
Federal Programs that support respite for Veterans and Military Families from ARCH can be found in this Matrix produced by ARCH.
DEFINING RESPITE: First Step to a Comprehensive Action Plan to Improve Services for Military Families from the Respite Impact Council of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, click here.
White House Proclamation for National Military Family Month, 2016, click here.
Hidden Heroes – A campaign of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. Browse a vetted directory of valuable resources to find organizations that help military caregivers and their families.
Military Caregiving Webinar Series from the Easter Seals Dixon Center and their partners.
Resources for veterans and military family caregivers from Operation Family Caregiver at the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, click here.
Child Care Aware – Find out more about the Exceptional Family Member Respite Care Program (EFMP) administered by Child Care Aware for Navy and Air Force families in 35 states.