Specific Medical Conditions

Family Caregiving August 22, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

prosthetic legMany military families are caring for returning service members who have experienced injuries while in combat. The road to recovery is often difficult and uncertain for a wounded warrior and his/her family. If you are caring for someone who has sustained injuries while in combat, you may find useful one or more of the following links to educational materials pertaining to military caregiving.


Depending on your wounded warrior's specific medical condition, use the relevant link or links to find tips and strategies on caring for your loved one and information about various resources that are available to you.

Caring for Those with Traumatic Brain Injury

Caring for Those with Spinal Cord Injury

Caring for Those with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Caring for Those with Severe Burns

Caring for Those with Vision Loss

Caregivers of Military Amputees

Caregivers' Guide to Battling Suicide on the Home Front

Caring for Those with Chronic Pain

Be an Expert Problem Solver! Caregiving for and Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury

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