Caregivers foundation sends masks to veterans

Caregiver Healing Foundation Inc. founder Krystle Hamlett models one of the masks being sent out to veteran caregivers by her nonprofit organization. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
Veterans are among some of the most at-risk for severe medical complications and contracting COVID-19. Many have been exposed to physically debilitating experiences while serving overseas. Lake Riverside Estates resident Krystle Hamlett, one of the founders of the nonprofit Caregiver Healing Foundation, Inc., learned this great risk firsthand as she cares for her veteran husband, Sgt. William Hamlett of the United States Marine Corps. He is wheelchair bound. “Our mission is to provide family support to military and veteran caregivers that are more often than not spouses,” she said. “Military and veteran caregivers often live with their veteran and rarely take time for themselves.” According to the Hamletts, most spouses’ lives changed forever when their partners were inj
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