Skip to main content

History of the Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Program

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is charged with fulfilling the nation’s promise to care for those who have served in our nation’s military, and for their families, caregivers, and survivors. In fulfillment of one aspect of that promise, the Department has developed and administers a program of caregiver support for caregivers of eligible veterans. The program’s mission is “to promote the health and well-being of family caregivers who care for our Nation’s Veterans, through education, resources, support, and services.” This article presents a history of the programs origins and expansion through 2023.

Continue Reading »