We are grateful to our VetAssist clients who are sharing
their personal stories including veterans’ stories from
female WWII veterans, who at that time, didn’t serve alongside
men. Instead, they served in the Women’s Army Corps
(WACs) and the Naval Reserve’s Women Accepted for
Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES).
Our veterans’ stories describe what it was like to
serve your country, return to civilian life and
start new careers and families.
Our stories about veterans include inspiration, poignancy and
humor. For example, a WWII veteran inspires us as an active
volunteer in his 90s. Some suffered the loss of a spouse or
child. A WWII medical technician describes her role as a
A common thread among every veteran’s story is a happy
ending. Each of these veterans is now entitled to a little-known
VA benefit called “Aid and Attendance.” This is a monetary
benefit which covers the cost of a personal care aide and more.
Veterans Home Care’s VetAssist Program helps these veterans
live as independently as possible with dignity in their own home using the benefits they earned from military service.
Happy 105 Birthday to WWII Veteran William Parker Darwin of Burleson, TX
WWII Navy veteran William Parker Darwin, who retired at age 100, recently applied for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit for home care at 105 years old.
We Remember John Chears, Korean War Veteran
We remember John Thurmond Chears who was a Veterans Home Care client for 12 years. John was 83 years old when he passed away on
Veteran Escapes the Horrors of WWII to Enjoy a Career in Horror Films
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print From circus to cinema, Douglas B. Hobart, has had an
Joe Earl Gorbet – Married 71 Years and Living at Home Together
How many couples do you know who are celebrating 71 years of marriage and live in their own home? With the VetAssist Program from Veterans
George Alfred Gross – Drafted into the Military Instead of Major League Baseball
George Alfred Gross grew up in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s in Grand Rapids, Michigan and loved to play baseball. He was a third
Arthur Jaron – A Teenage Son’s Bravery and a Mother’s Concern
Veterans Home Care is proud to be able help our veterans who defended our homeland. One such person is Arthur Jaron. Mr. Jaron wanted to
Veteran Recalls Drinking Hitler’s Wine and More
Since January of this year, Michael Sharon’s retirement includes regular visits from home aide Olivia thanks to the VetAssist Program – and the Department of