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    Save the Date for next Easter Seals webinar

    Save the date for the next free webinar scheduled for September 9, 2014, hosted by Easter Seals Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 9th at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT Topic: Receiving with Grace: Strategies for Accepting Support Speaker: Dr. Barry Jacobs Partner organization: Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving Visit the Easter Seals website for more details and recordings of past webinars.

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    Navy Times Covers Caregiver Webinar on Employment

    By: Karen Jowers If you’re a caregiver for a wounded, ill or injured service member, you should be aware of a growing issue: family responsibility discrimination in the workplace. Taking care of service members is truly a labor of love — but also a huge responsibility. When the caregiver also has a job, that only adds to the stress load. Yet it’s important for the caregiver’s personal well-being and growth, as well as the family’s financial situation. While many employers are supportive

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    Pelosi, McCain, Reed, Miller Found Bipartisan Hidden Heroes Congressional Caucus for Military and Veteran Caregivers

    July 29, 2014   Washington, D.C. – Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), and Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL) joined former Senator Elizabeth Dole and Hidden Heroes Caregivers to found a new congressional caucus dedicated to the 5.5 million spouses, parents, children and other loved ones serving as volunteer caregivers to America’s wounded warriors.    These family members and loved ones shoulder the responsibility of

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    Independence Day Message

    By: Senator Elizabeth Dole On July 4th, we celebrate 238 years of freedom first won by the members of a young nation who banded together in support of a higher cause. Americans left behind their shops, schools, farms, and businesses to join a military that bore the cost of that freedom against near-impossible odds. The families of our first service members followed units from battle to battle, to cook and care for the wounded. At home, their loved ones sewed uniforms, prepared supplies, and

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