According to a recent study, there are an estimated 5.5 million military caregivers in the country. The estimated cost of these uncompensated caregivers, who are family members providing physical care and emotional support to veterans, reaches into the billions of dollars. Yet, they are often overlooked and have a tough time getting adequate support.
Join POLITICO on Thursday, October 17, for a deep-dive conversation on the policies and proposals that could help improve the military caregiver experience.
Jennifer Mackinday, Program Coordinator, The Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Spokesperson, Wounded Warrior Project
Lisa Pape, Deputy Chief Patient Care Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Terri Tanielian, Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation and Fellow, Military Service Initiative, George W. Bush Presidential Center
Ashish Vazirani, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, National Military Family Association
Moderated by: Jacqueline Feldscher, National Security Reporter, POLITICO