Many spouses incorrectly assume that there is no longer any VA assistance available to them after their veteran spouse passes away. Fortunately, a benefit called the survivors pension provides additional income to surviving spouses and their children.
The VA Burial Benefits program helps veterans and their families to engage in more extensive funeral pre-planning, which better ensures veterans’ wishes are fulfilled and eases the burden on surviving loved ones.
Charlie has been having some more health issues lately, which landed him in the hospital. We still aren't sure what's wrong, but the VA medical team has been proactive and thorough with administering tests and potential treatments.
Charlie recently fell ill, but we had a difficult time determining what was wrong. Our team from the Home-Based VA Care Program was punctual, determined, and considerate throughout the entire process, and for that I am grateful.
After one stint of my husband refusing to bathe for six weeks, I finally admitted to myself and his VA doctor that I needed some help at home. This is our incredible experience with the VA’s home-based care programs.
Veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are eligible for mental health benefits at no charge. In some cases, monetary benefits are provided, depending on the severity of the illness.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) plagues over a quarter of veterans after they return from war. This can create a difficult living environment and challenges when the veteran nears the end of their life.
Members of the military and their families are entitled to many different medical and monetary benefits in exchange for their service, but divorce can have a serious impact on a former spouse’s eligibility for these programs.
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides many benefits to vets and their spouses. Veterans and their spouses with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia may be eligible to receive certain benefits.