Online Resources for You!

Family Caregiving, Military Families July 25, 2014|Print

Are you struggling to find online resources pertaining to caregiving and the military?

If so, use the following links as a start to help you. Some of the links will connect you to a resource designed for an older adult yet it has information that would be valuable to a military caregiver.  The publication, Health Information on the Internet, provides guidelines on evaluating internet content to determine if it is reliable. 


Caregiver Health

Depression
Family Caregiving
Medicare.gov-Caregiver Information
Military One Source-Wounded Warrior
National Military Family Association
National Resource Directory-Family and Caregiver Support
Respite Care
Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support: Caring for those who care

Caregiver Tasks and Responsibilities

AARP
Assistive Technology
Caregiver Action Network (CAN)
Family Caregiver Alliance
National Parkinson Foundation
North Dakota State University
Virginia Navigator

Employment

Adecco
Career One Stop
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
Military OneSource-Spouse Education and Career Opportunities
Military Spouse Corporate Career Network 
Military Spouse ementor Program
Military Spouse Employment Partnership Program
National Military Family Association
National Resource Directory-Employment
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation: Hiring Our Heroes

Financial Issues

Army Traumatic Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (TSGLI)
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
eBenefits
Military Compensation
Military One Source- Money Management
National Resource Directory-Benefits and Compensation
National Veterans Legal Services Program
TRICARE
Warrior Care Policy–Compensation & Benefits Handbook

Medical Conditions

American Red Cross
Amputee Coalition
Blind (AFB)
Blinded Veterans Association (BVA)
Burn Survivor Resource Center
National Cancer Institute
Cancer Treatment
Defense Health Information Management System (DHIMS)
Depression
Extremities loss
Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Association of America
Military Health System (MHS)
Military Mental Health
National Rehabilitation Information Center
National Center for Telehealth and Technology
National Institute of Mental Health-PTSD
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation (NIDRR)
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Paralysis Resource Center
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Mental Health System–Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Substance Abuse
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Vision Center of Excellence (VCE)
War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
WebMD

Military Community

Afterdeployment.org
Army Emergency Relief (AER)
Army OneSource
Fisher House Foundation
Military Installations
Military OneSource
Real Warriors
U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2)

Military Family Support

Family of a Vet
Many Faces of Stress for Military Family Caregivers
Military Families Learning Network
Military KIDS Connect
National Military Family Association–Service Support Agencies
Respite Care
Stigma in the Military
Wounded Warrior Project-Family Support

Relationships

Caregiving Action Network–Changing Relationships
eXtension–Caregiving is Different for Everyone
Family Caregiver Alliance: Caregiving & Sibling Relationships
Military One Source-Relationship Health and Family Wellness
U.S. Army–PTSD & Role Reversal

Resource Directories

Caregiver Resource Directory
Everyone Serves : A Handbook for family and friends of Service members
Office of Warrior Care Policy
Wounded Warrior Project

Veterans

Disabled American Veterans
Veterans Affairs
Continuing Education

 

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