UA, AARP partner to study needs of Alabama’s older military vets

The University of Alabama Office for Military Families and Veterans and AARP Alabama are partnering to conduct a survey to assess the needs of older veterans in the state.

The study aims to pinpoint the needs of the vets in order to connect them to resources and services. According to David L. Albright, the Hill Crest Foundation endowed chair in mental health in UA’s School of Social Work and the director of the Office for Military Families and Veterans, the study primarily focuses on behavioral health, caregiving, food insecurity and homelessness.

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