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Senator Elizabeth Dole – Commentary on Caregiver Suicide
Too often, men and women are left so tortured by the sacrifices they have made in service to our nation that they choose to end their lives. The inner turmoil and physical pain they experience can be so great that in many cases it transfers to the loved ones caring for them at home. As a result, some of our military and veteran caregivers also consider suicide as their only escape from the stress and pain they are experiencing on the home front. This week, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Fox News Spotlights Hidden Heroes
Foundation Executive Director Steve Schwab and Dole Caregiver Fellows Ann Marie Pacciano and Valence Scott reveal what happens when loved ones put their lives on hold to care for our veterans.
Respite Care Resources
Are you a caregiver who needs to relax and recharge? The Foundation’s Respite Care Impact Council has produced this list of respite care resources. Remember, respite is critical to the well being of both caregivers and veterans!
Foundation Releases Respite Definition for National Family Caregiver Month
In recognition of this year’s National Family Caregiver Month theme “Respite Care,” the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Respite Impact Council has released a definitional document that will guide the future work of the Council. This document has been developed by the experts who provide respite and those who benefit from it.