Veterans Assistance Articles
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.
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.
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.
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 a tax-free monetary benefit from the VA can help financially needy veterans make ends meet.
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 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.
A tax-free monetary benefit from the VA can help low-income veterans who require the aid and attendance of another person pay for care services in their own homes and in residential settings like assisted living facilities and nursing homes.
Veterans who are confined to their homes due to age, illness or disability may be able to receive a tax-free monetary benefit from the VA to help them pay for long-term care and support services.