November marks National Family Caregivers Month. It is a time to recognize and honor the many sacrifices of family caregivers in support of their loved ones. Throughout the month our MLFN Military Caregiving concentration area will work to raise awareness of key caregiver issues by educating both our active duty and civilian communities, to increase support for our hidden heroes.
Get Connected via Social Media
We’re social! Follow MFLNMC on Twitter all month for tips, strategies, resources, and upcoming events for both providers and family caregivers. In alignment with the Caregiver Action Network, this year’s National Family Caregiver Month theme is #CaregiverAnd.
Upcoming Caregiving Event
Mark your calendar for MFLNMC’s upcoming webinar event focusing on traumatic brain injury (TBI) and self-care for caregivers.
Date/Time: November 30, 2021 at 11:00 AM CT
About: Webinar will provide education and insight into TBI caregiver resources, common concerns, self-care strategies, current research and identify best practices to improve caregiver quality of life.
If you or someone you know is a caregiver, below are helpful resources to understand your role and common issues that you may encounter on your caregiver journey.
- Who Me? I’m Not a Caregiver!
- Post 9/11 Caregivers Are at Risk of Depression & Other Health Concerns
- Financial Stressors Amongst Military Caregivers
- A Strategy to Help Military Caregivers Use Resources/Supports
- Caregiver Helplessness
- ‘Staying Positive’ as a Caregiver