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TODAY Surprises Military Caregivers With Comcast's Internet Essentials

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Select members of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Fellowship Program thought they were simply tuning in to this morning’s TODAY Show segment to celebrate military caregivers. However, co-anchors, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Craig Melvin, and Carson Daly had bigger plans. They surprised each of this year’s 225 Fellows with a free laptop and a year of free Internet Essentials service for eligible families.

Military Wife Helps Strengthen Family Foundation for Veteran Community After Husband’s Traumatic Brain Injury

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Lisa Colella is the president and founder of Healing Household 6, an organization dedicated to connecting caregivers of U.S. veterans with essential support as families face transitioning from active duty to the civilian world. When Lisa’s husband was forced into a medical retirement after he suffered a brain injury during deployment, the mother of two was forced to confront some issues that threatened to break up her family.

Helping Wounded Veterans and Their Caregivers Find Support and Healing

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There is a consequence of war so huge and powerful that it can envelop a veteran’s entire life and dreams, upending his or her family’s lives as well. The internal anguish of post-traumatic stress and brain injury doesn’t always show on the outside. But it can be as difficult and frustrating – to both veterans and caregivers – as physical battle injuries, simmering relentlessly for decades and sometimes exploding at unexpected times.

Blue Star Families and United Health Foundation Launch Initiative to Train and Support Military Caregivers

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  • United Health Foundation donates $750,000 to fund The Blue Star Cares: Military Caregiver Online Interactive Program, which will leverage avatar technology to train and support military caregivers
     
  • Capitol Hill forum brings together experts to discuss caregiver challenges, policies, research and opportunities to enhance pilot program development

Blue Star Families and United Health Foundation announced a new initiative to train and support military caregivers.

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