Veterans Assistance Articles
Home care services are part of the VA’s standard healthcare benefits package. Learn how veterans and their caregivers can obtain the homemaker and home health aide services they are entitled to.
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.
The VA Aid & Attendance benefit is a valuable program for veterans, their caregivers and their spouses. See if you and/or your loved one are eligible to receive these benefits that can help pay for care at home or in a facility.
Veterans and their family members can use these pointers to minimize confusion and possibly expedite the process of applying for VA Benefits.
Veterans can use a special VA benefit in conjunction with Medicaid to pay for nursing home costs and still have some funds leftover for personal care and their community spouse.
The Department of Veterans Affairs gave notice on January 23, 2015 that it will be changing the rules for Aid & Attendance pension eligibility. This will impact veterans and you the caregiver.
U.S. veterans are entitled to burial benefits that can help their surviving family members defray funeral costs. Learn how the VA can help give veterans the memorial services they deserve.
For qualified veterans, spouses and surviving spouses, the Aid & Attendance benefit can help pay for long-term care such as home health care, assisted living or nursing home care.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder plagues more than a quarter of veterans after returning from war. For caregivers and families, this causes a difficult living environment and challenges when the vet nears the end of life.
Veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are eligible for mental health benefits at no charge. In some cases, monetary benefits are provided, depending on the severity of the illness as determined by the VA.
As an alternative to a nursing home, this VA program matches ex-military personnel with people in their community who have decided to open their personal homes and act as caregivers.
Learn how VA Aid and Attendance and Housebound pensions cover the costs of long-term care services both at home and in residential facilities for veterans and surviving spouses.
Veterans are eligible for special benefits to help pay for long-term care, but many of them, their spouses, or their caregivers do not know how to begin the application process.
The law states that a court can give a percentage of the vet's pension to a former spouse.
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides many benefits to vets and their spouses. Veterans and their spouses with Alzheimer's disease may be eligible to receive certain benefits.
U.S. veterans and their families are entitled to many government programs and benefits in exchange for their service to our country.
You need to know that there is financial aid available for veterans. The "Improved Pension" and Aid & Attendance program are not widely known, yet can provide significant monetary benefits.
Do you know about the VA Improved Pension? It's a special program that few people know about, and it can be extremely helpful for a veteran in financial need.