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caregivers and their families are facing has been the most evolving trend over the last decade. Furthermore, the demographics of military and veteran communities continue to change rapidly, especially among caregivers. Camp Corral's research has indicated that 70 percent of military children perform at least one caregiving task in wounded warrior households. Many of them experience similar emotional health challenges as their adult counterparts and caregiver responsibility can affect a child's ability to participate in activities non-military children typically pursue. The Biden Administration recognizes these challenges and is dedicating more resources to serving military and veteran families through the 'Joining Forces' initiative. Commitments include support for caregiver economic opportunities and respite as well as increasing access to quality behavioral, social and emotional health resources for military and veteran families. These initiatives will be essential steps in ensuring community providers have the resources they need to provide culturally competent and evidence-based care for both children and adult caregivers of our country's ill, wounded and fallen military heroes and veterans." Tufqibojf!Cspxo-!DFP!boe!Gpvoefs! pg!Uif!Sptjf!Ofuxpsl; "The U.S. offers the most !!! in the world. Despite this, there remain much-needed improvements and one of the !!!!.! Act (2019) allowing veterans to seek treatment of the VA. As the daughter of a Vietnam veteran, *!!!!! her nursing career to support my father's 20 years of active- duty service. Living on a single enlisted income meant falling below the poverty line and -.!!!8! military spouses continue to struggle with employment, !!!!! shift over the past 10 years to address this issue. Today, military and veteran spouses have access to organizations and resources from Military OneSource to those seeking self-employment support from The Rosie Network."
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