Month: May 2015

Super FSC Angie Pearce

Congratulations to our May FSC of the month – Angie Pearce, who has been with Quality of Life Foundation for a full year now! Angie has recently worked with an Army veteran and his family referred to the Quality of Life Foundation by their VA Caregiver Support Coordinator.  This family of 6 includes 3 minor …

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Elizabeth Dole Foundation Hidden Heroes Coalition Summit

Today, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation hosted the 2015 Hidden Heroes Coalition Summit: Progress and Promise here in Washington, DC. The summit marked one year since Senator Elizabeth Dole launched the National Coalition for Military Caregivers. In her remarks, Senator Dole named dozens of private, public, nonprofit and faith organizations and leaders who have taken steps …

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Teamwork makes the dream work!

  A VA Caregiver support coordinator recently referred a family of 5 to us including a veteran, his care-giving wife, and 3 children “in desperate need of support and community agencies to embrace them and help get them on track.” The veteran has deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq, and was medically retired from the …

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Just Keep Swimming

  Where are you located? We live in Bluff City TN Where did your veteran receive the majority of their medical treatment? Mountain Home VA in Tennessee Which branch of service is your family affiliated with? Army Please share how you came to be a caregiver My husband joined the Army in 2001 when he …

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Silver Star Day

If you live in close proximity to a military installation, you may have seen this image in a window decal around town, but may not be familiar with the meaning and history behind the sticker. These “service flags” or “service banners” are an official banner that family members of service members can display (36 USC …

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