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Success Stories: The Difference Veterans Benefits Can Make

Success Stories: The Difference Veteran's Benefits Can Make

Success Stories: The Difference Veteran's Benefits Can MakeDid you know that veterans and surviving spouses who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible for additional monetary payment? Though the Veterans Aid and Attendance benefit is often overlooked, it can make all the difference in the world for those who qualify.

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Benefits for the Veteran’s Spouse

Benefits for the veteran's spouse

Benefits for the veteran's spouseThe surviving spouses of wartime veterans may not realize it, but they may be eligible for the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance pension benefit by virtue of their husband or wife’s military service. (more…)

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Veterans Benefits For Seniors

VA_benefitsKnowing the full range of veterans benefits is important not only for elderly veterans who need care but also for the family members who provide care. Elderly veterans may be eligible for healthcare, disability compensation and pensions, while eligible caregivers can find assistance through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Caregiver Support Program. (more…)

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What You Need to Know About VA Nursing Homes

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VA nursing homesWhen you’ve given years of your life in service to your country, you hope your country will return the favor when you need it most. Though quality services are available to veterans who require skilled nursing care, demand often outstrips supply. The key, says Mark D. Miller, CEO of @home approach, is to start the process well before the need arises.

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Assisted Living Grants: HUD Senior Housing Made Affordable

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assisted living grantsNavigating the landscape of low-income senior housing can be overwhelming, to say the least. Thankfully, there are resources available to help seniors in their search.

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Older Veterans Now Seeking Help for PTSD

Older Veterans Now Seeking Help for PTSD

Older Veterans Now Seeking Help for PTSDVeterans experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after active duty have become a widely recognized societal issue. In previous years, little was understood about the illness and a stigma was attached to seeking treatment. But according to a recent WSJ article, the Veteran’s Administration (VA) reports that as of March 2014, 530,000 vets had received PTSD treatment. That …Read more ›

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Veterans’ Benefits

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veterans benefits for seniors and surviving spousesFor those who have served in the nation’s armed forces, the benefits offered through the Veterans Health Administration are extremely valuable. Here are six things about veterans’ benefits that you may not have known. (more…)

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How to Apply for VA Benefits

How to Apply for VA Benefits

How to Apply for VA Benefits If your parent or family member is a senior veteran, help them determine their eligibility for VA benefits and learn how to apply for what may be available to them. (more…)

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VA Benefits: What You’re Eligible For, How to Apply…

Many seniors struggle financially, even with their Social Security and Medicare benefits supplementing any retirement or savings income they may have. But for a large group of older adults who served in the military, another source of income and benefits is available.

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VA Benefits for Assisted Living & Senior Care

Veterans (VA) benefits and assisted living

Veterans (VA) benefits and assisted livingMilitary veterans and survivors who require the aid and attendance of another person, whether at home or in an assisted living community, may be eligible for an increased monthly benefit that is over and above their basic VA pension. Known as the Veterans Aid and Attendance (A&A) Pension, this benefit is provided to qualifying veterans, their spouses or surviving spouses. …Read more ›

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