This is a place where we share with you the tears, joy, challenges, and successes of our country’s amazing veteran caregivers, and we hope you find the content helpful, thoughtful and most of all, inspiring.
ABOUT THIS BLOG
Are you someone who cares deeply about our veterans and the struggle their families face as they live with PTSD? Then this Blog is for You.
Are you a combat veteran caregiver seeking information, comfort, resources, support, and hope? Then we're glad you found us. Most of all, we hope this is the place where you learn that YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
This Blog is a place to find actionable resources to educate the community and support our combat veteran caregivers with information, stress release, programs, and more.
COMBAT TRAUMA: DID YOU KNOW?
These individuals can experience flashbacks, nightmares, sleeplessness, depression, memory issues, isolation, anxiety, and sudden and unexpected angry outbursts, creating a profound psychological effect on the veteran.
The emotional and behavioral changes associated with combat are devastating not only for the veteran and their family, an effect that continues well beyond the end of their deployment. In fact, the Journey for the family begins the day their veteran returns home.
Hearts of Patriots believes the veteran spouse/caregiver is central to the health and well-being of their veteran and is key to holding the family together. Our commitment is to provide support, education, resources, and tools to help veteran families succeed. Learn about our award-winning Film Documentary, Blood Stripe, A Spouse's Story.
Our Veteran Caregivers live daily with the consequences of war. Let them know they are not forgotten. Your gift provides programs that support our hidden heroes and their families.