Dr. Lynda Davis, a U.S. Army Veteran and Veteran caregiver, recently accepted the 2018 Blue Star Families — United Health Foundation Blue Star Award in recognition of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA's) leadership in supporting military and Veteran caregivers through initiatives such as the Veterans' Family, Caregiver and Survivor Advisory Committee and Choose Home. VA estimates there are more than 5.5 million military and Veteran caregivers. VA is working to improve VA care and benefits case management coordination with caregivers. Additional information for Veteran caregivers is available on the VA Caregiver Support webpage.
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