veterans services

FINDING THE BALANCE IN CAREGIVING EDUCATES AND HONORS MILITARY VETERANS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS

By Janis Russell

November 11, 2015 (La Mesa)- On November 6th, the Caregiver Coalition of San Diego with the city of La Mesa had an event for caregivers of military veterans called “Finding the Balance in Caregiving- Caring for Veterans.” The event took place at the La Mesa Community Center with resource booths, free lunch provided by AARP, and a drawing. Respite care was available, provided by Heritage Senior Care.

East County Magazine was there- and below are details on many important programs and services to help our local veterans.


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New law provides help for veterans with traumatic brain injuries

October 6, 2010 (Sacramento)--Assemblymember Mary Salas (D-Chula Vista)--reported the Governor’s signature on two bills that she authored, which will increase veterans' access to mental health services and expand affordable housing opportunities for farm workers.The Governor also vetoed several Salas bills, however, which aimed to help veterans, protect consumers, promote financial literacy and expand access to dental services.


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