Military Caregivers Need More Support, Study Shows

The family members who provide care for the nation’s ¬†wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars need more support than they’re getting, says a¬†study of military caregivers¬†released today by the¬†RAND Corporation. The largest-ever survey of more than 1,000¬†military caregivers¬†found that 25 percent are¬†soldiers’ parents, many of whom are growing older themselves and who will not always be up to the task. “These post 9/11 caregivers are providing invaluable support to the veterans they’re caring for,”¬†says Rajeev Ramchand, a behavioral …