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The Biggest Barriers to Veterans Pension Benefits

The biggest barriers to veterans pension benefits

The biggest barriers to veterans pension benefitsBetween a complicated application and eligibility process, misinformation about veterans benefits, and outright scams, it’s no wonder that Aid and Attendance is the most underutilized VA benefit. (more…)

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Top Scams Targeting Veterans (and How to Avoid Them)

Top scams targeting veterans and how to avoid them

Top scams targeting veterans and how to avoid themWith countless financial outlets promising to help veterans and their families offset the cost of senior care, how can you distinguish the shysters from legit operations?

Here, we highlight the most common financial scams that target veterans—and ways to avoid them. (more…)

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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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Is There Hope for Seniors with Tinnitus?

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tinnitusIf you hear ringing in your ears when no external sounds are present, you may be suffering from tinnitus – and you’re not alone. As you get older, the likelihood of developing tinnitus increases significantly. In fact, research suggests that roughly 30 percent of seniors experience tinnitus symptoms.

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Do You Really Need Long Term Care Coverage?

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long term careFor some seniors, long term care coverage enables them to peacefully age in place. For others, the insurance is a needless expense. Which category do you fall into?

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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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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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