CO-OP Survival strives to bring military caregivers together to eliminate isolation, support family transitions, encourage career goals, and build a community of support.
What is a military Caregiver?
A military caregiver is someone who manages, partially or completely, a service-member or Veteran’s mental-health or medical disability.
We are not paid, but some caregivers receive a stipend through the VA. The caregiver stipend program is called the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC).
Military caregivers are not hired by a caregiving agency. Many of us are experienced professionals who gave up careers to help our service-member or Veteran.
A Military caregiver does not equal a military spouses; Caregivers are spouses, siblings, parents, children, aunts, uncles, partners, friends…