Did you know there are an estimated 5.5 million military caregivers in the United States? Of these, 1.1 million are caring for post-9/11 veterans. Military caregivers are family members, friends or acquaintances that provide care and assistance to wounded, injured or ill veterans and service members. This daily endeavor can take a toll on caregivers when it comes to their mental and physical wellbeing.
May is the Month of the Military Caregiver and this presents the perfect opportunity to encourage military caregivers to carve out time for themselves in support of their own mental health and wellness as they care for others. Do you know a military or veteran caregiver? Show them your support.
At Cohen Veterans Network, we are proud to provide high-quality mental health care to veteran and military caregivers.