The Veterans Aid and Attendance (A&A) Pension provides benefits that reduce the cost of senior care for veterans and spouses who require care. Find out more about eligibility, how to apply and FAQ
Veterans seeking help in applying for Aid and Attendance pension benefit can use this information for eligibility and application instructions.
Free Tax Filing for Veterans. Posted in Uncategorized on February 6, 2018. As tax season kicks off, you’re probably starting to think about how you are going to file, what documents you will need and what kind of tax refund you could potentially see.Members of the military and veterans often face a more complicated process, handling unique elements such as combat pay, deployment, disability ...
What to Do When a Veteran Has Passed Away. Posted in Uncategorized on April 14, 2016 Tags: military spouses, tips for caregivers, tips for seniors, VA programs, veterans, veterans benefits The passing of a loved one can be an extremely difficult, emotional time. Unfortunately, there are usually many decisions to be made and actions to be taken by the surviving spouse and/or children ...
How to Buy a Military Surplus Vehicle. Posted in Uncategorized on July 17, 2017 Tags: military, vehicles Whether you’re looking to drive your favorite vehicle from your time in the service, have always wanted to own a tough and rough ride from a military movie, or just interested in a really great deal on super-rugged vehicles, shopping military surplus might be your ideal solution.
Determining Countable Income The VA suggests that its adjudicators use a certain amount of personal judgment on this issue. But the bottom line is:
How to Extend Your GI Bill Benefits. Posted in Uncategorized on October 13, 2017 Tags: college, military, veterans One of the most helpful benefits earned by U.S. veterans is their GI Bill, which can assist them in paying for their continuing education and make their transition into civilian life easier and more successful.
States with the Most and Fewest Members of the Military. Posted in Uncategorized on August 3, 2017 Tags: military, state guide, veterans The United States military is – based on statics like military spending, manpower, and number of aircraft carriers and nuclear warheads – arguably the number one fighting force in the world.
U.S. Guard and Reserve Members are Officially ‘Veterans’ Posted in Uncategorized on February 9, 2017 Tags: military, VA programs, veterans How do you define a veteran? It’s a question many of us probably never considered.
5 Oldest U.S. Aircraft Still in Operation. Posted in Uncategorized on June 16, 2017 Tags: history With the high cost of production, and the extensive time and manpower investment of prototyping and perfecting military aircraft, it’s perhaps not surprising that when the U.S. military finds an effective and beneficial aircraft design, it holds on tight.
5 Unique Gifts for Military Stationed Overseas. Posted in Uncategorized on January 11, 2017 Tags: military, military spouses Being stationed overseas in the U.S. military has some definite perks – interesting and oftentimes exotic scenery, famous places to visit, and new adventures for the making.
VA FORM AUG 2011. 21-4138€ OMB Control No. 2900-0075 Respondent Burden: 15 minutes. EXISTING STOCKS OF VA FORM 21-4138, AUG 2004, WILL BE USED SOCIAL SECURITY NO.
TRICARE vs. CHAMPVA. Posted in Uncategorized on June 26, 2017 Tags: military, VA programs, veterans benefits The United States Armed Forces prides itself on having the world’s most elite Military Health System (MHS), both on and off the battlefield.
Specialized in-home care services. For seniors with complex ongoing health needs and for those recovering at home after a major illness, injury, or surgery, other home health professionals may be needed. These can include home health nurses and a number of types of therapists, like physical and occupational therapists for stroke or surgical patients, respiratory therapists for patients with ...
Dogs and Veterans: 4 Great Organizations Making a Difference. Posted in Uncategorized on March 22, 2016 Tags: charity, military, ptsd, tips for caregivers, veterans Man’s best friend is loyal, protective, and fun. And in recent years, dogs are doing even more for a very specific group of Americans: veterans returning from active duty, many with invisible yet often deadly scars from Traumatic ...
9 Ways to Support Veterans This Holiday Season. Posted in Uncategorized on December 12, 2017. As the giving season approaches, there’s no better time to reach out and support veterans as a sign of appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifices and service.
Understanding VA Disability Ratings for Diabetes. Posted in Uncategorized on November 14, 2017. Diabetes mellitus – also known as “Type II” or “adult onset” diabetes – is a growing health issue among U.S. veterans.
Eligibility for the Aid and Attendance benefit is based on three main factors: financial, medical, and service time of the veteran. Let's take a closer look at each of these factors in more detail to help determine your eligibility.
Education Benefits for Veterans. Posted in Uncategorized on August 4, 2017 Tags: college, military, veterans benefits When your EAS is approaching, or you’ve been separated from the U.S. Armed Forces for some time and are considering your next step, it’s important to carefully review the educational and training benefits available to benefit your future.
Veterans Pensions – What Is and Isn't Taxable at the Federal and State Levels. Posted in Uncategorized on February 27, 2018. When it comes to taxes, navigating regulations and terminology are difficult, but even more so for our nation’s veterans.