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FALL-WINTER 2017

Navy magazine is distributed on Capitol Hill,the Pentagon and naval bases around the world. It provides information that impacts Sailors, their families and the Navy. Navy is published quarterly by the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN).

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45 Association of the United States Navy Total Printed: 16,756 Sales: None Mail Subscriptions: 15,517 Total Paid Circulation: 13,817 Free Distribution: 1,700 Total Distribution: 15,517 Office Use: 1,239 Return from agents: None Total: 16,756 HEALTH TALK to document their preferences on a legal form and appoint someone to speak for them if they are no longer able. A living will, healthcare power of attorney, financial power of attorney, and a plan for aer life care (funeral arrangements) can help ensure peace of mind for the ill person as well as the caregiver. Life balance can be elusive when adding care giving duties to your already busy life. e Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging is a great place for information and assistance. rough the National Family Caregiver Support Program caregivers can receive respite care services, counseling and training services. e National Alliance for Care Giving and the National Family Caregivers Association is another good resource. e Veterans Affairs has a website, VA Caregiver Support that is loaded with tips and tools for caregivers as well as contact information to reach out to a licensed professional for help with VA services and/or a Caregiver Support Coordinator at your nearest VA Medical Center. Finally, no time is better than the present to take an inventory of your resources to determine how you will pay for the care you or a loved one will require. Just last week a co-worker shared that she had not saved anything for her retirement and was now saving as much as she could. She also considered downsizing from her current home in order to lower her monthly expenses. Planning for long-term care today can protect your family from the financial and emotional impacts of making decisions for you. e steps you take now can make tomorrow a whole lot easier. Kathryn M. Serbin, BSN, MS, CCM, DNP, is a retired Captain who served in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. Date of Filing: September 2017 Title of Publication: Navy Magazine Frequency of Issue: Four times per year Location of known office of publication/headquarters of publishers: 3601 Eisenhower Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22304 Publisher: Robert. D. Reilly, Jr. Editor: Heidi J. Lenzini Owner: Association of the United States Naval Academy Known bondholders, mortgages, and other security holders serving or holding 77% or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages, or other securities: None Statement of Ownership Management and Circulation

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