Nearly half-million paid to vet caregivers
A new program sent out its first round of checks to help people caring for disabled military veteran family members, with the first payment totaling more than $430,000.
"Family caregivers in Montana provide crucial support in caring for our nation's veterans, " said Alex Bailey, Family Caregiver Program support coordinator at VA Montana Health Care System. "This support allows the veterans to stay in their homes and communities they defended, surrounded by loved ones they fought for. "
The program was authorized in 2010, to provide help to people caring for veterans injured in the line of...