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Veteran & Military Caregiving Links of Interest

Updated: Sep 17, 2020


Many websites offer information, resources and assistance for caregivers. Information specifically for the caregiver of a veteran that are most helpful are:

  • www.Caregiver.VA.gov: The VA Caregiver Support Program offers a robust range of services to caregivers of a veteran. Every VA hospital in the country has a Caregiver Support Coordinator. The one for Northeast Florida is Bina Patel, LCSW at the V.A. Hospital in Gainesville: 352.339.5338

  • VA.gov/geriatrics/Guide/LongTermCare/Caregivers.asp: The website for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs includes many helpful links.

For caregivers of someone in the military:

Other links that are helpful to anyone:

  • ACL.gov: This is the site for the Administration for Community Living, offering lots of helpful information for elders and their caregivers.

  • ALZ.org: The Alzheimer’s Association offers an information-rich site with practical guidance for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

  • AARP.org/home-family/caregiving: AARP has many helpful articles, resources, blogs and more.

  • Caring.com: Here you’ll find informative articles for family caregivers.

  • Caregiver.org: The Family Caregiver Alliance offers practical information, videos and other opportunities to learn how to be an excellent caregiver.

  • ElderWeb.com: This is a great tool when you need to research senior living and retirement options.

  • AHCA.MyFlorida.com: The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is responsible for Florida’s Medicaid program, the licensure of the state’s health care facilities and sharing of health care data.

  • FloridaHealthFinder.gov: This AHCA website is a comprehensive clearinghouse of information about Florida health care for Florida residents.

  • Caregiving.org: The National Alliance for Caregiving develops national programs and works to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues.

  • NAMI.org: The National Alliance of Mental Illness website offers financial resources, legal information, caregiving tips and much more.

And let’s not forget the websites of our own Caregiver Coalition partners!

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