AARP Florida Veterans Resources & News

Caregiving for a loved one is no easy journey, but we’re here for you. Check out the resources for veterans, families and their caregivers brought to you by AARP and from other organizations that support veterans including the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Visit www.aarp.org/caregiving for more information, tips and updates on caregiving from resources that help you start the conversation with loved ones to plan for the future to learning about the financial and legal considerations caregivers need to consider.
No time to learn about the latest news for veterans? We’ll post the latest updates that impact the veteran’s community.VA announces moratorium on discharges and decreases from comprehensive caregiver program. More on this story.Online VA medical appointments expanding to Walmart sites, VFW posts. Read more.
Veterans have needs and sometimes are in circumstances that are specific to them because of their service, so visit us for the latest resources that can help you and your loved ones.Stress can take a toll on your health. Download this workbook from the USDVA on how to better manage stress in your life.Welcome home Vietnam Veterans! According to the USDVA, any veteran who served anywhere in Vietnam during the war is presumed to have been exposed to Agent Orange. Click here for what you need to know to get help.More resources:
First Annual Armed Forces Golf Tournament to honor, support, celebrate Armed Forces Day. Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club. Click here for the flyer.6th Annual Florida Department of Veterans Affairs Women Veterans Conference: Learn the details about benefits, employment, health, financial, legal and networking. This June 10 & 11th at the University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Conference Center, Bldg. 22, Pensacola, FL. Click here for the flyer.J uly 20th – July 24th: AARP Florida is proud to announce an AARP sponsorship of the national Veterans of Foreign Wars annual convention in Orlando. This annual event is expected to attract 7,500 members and guests and AARP will be there with engaging exhibits and useful information on how veterans can protect themselves from fraud. Learn more about the convention by clicking here. Be sure to drop by our booth when you’re there and if you’re interested in volunteering, email us at flaarp@aarp.org and we’ll help you join our team!
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