Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 27 November 2023


The average amount spent on "out-of-pocket costs related to caregiving each year" by family members and others "who provide care for veterans," according to AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving. This is "1.5 times higher than what other family caregivers spend ($7,242)." Also, "43 percent of veteran and military caregivers experienced at least one financial setback such as having to take on more debt or dip into personal savings."

By the Numbers: 20 November 2023


The percentage of veterans who "met criteria for past-year serious psychological distress," according to a recent report from the RAND Corporation -- A Summary of Veteran-Related Statistics. The report noted that this percentage is "significantly higher among female, gay/lesbian, bisexual, and post-9/11 veterans". Additional data points: