Last Known Civil War Widow Dies in 2020

People Magazine recently reported the last known surviving Civil War widow veteran died December 16, 2020 at 101 in Marshfield, Missouri. Helen Viola Jackson, at age 17, married 93-year-old widower…

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Our Special Message on Pearl Harbor Day 2020

Veterans Home Care (VHC) has a special message on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2020, to honor and remember the 2,403 service members and civilians who were killed during the…

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Word Of Mom Radio interviews CEO Bonnie Laiderman
Listen to this popular podcast featuring Veterans Home Care’s founder.

Word Of Mom Radio interviews CEO Bonnie Laiderman

Word of Mom Radio, a popular podcast aimed at empowering businesswomen and “mompreneurs” featured Veterans Home Care CEO Bonnie Laiderman. The podcast featuring Bonnie debuted July 30, 2020 with host…

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Texas Veteran Celebrates Her Birthday, Korean War Armistice Day and her Korean War Veterans Benefits
Mickey LaDuke served stateside as an army medical technician from 1949-52 and fearlessly battled the infectious polio and tuberculosis epidemics.

Texas Veteran Celebrates Her Birthday, Korean War Armistice Day and her Korean War Veterans Benefits

When applying for Korean War veterans’ benefits, military records are important. Mickey LaDuke learned the Army’s record-keeping precision when she enlisted and her name didn’t match her birth certificate.  When…

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Celebrating our Flag: Flag Day 2020

Why do we celebrate Flag Day? What is Flag Day? When is Flag Day celebrated?  Flag Day is not a federally recognized holiday, but that doesn’t make it any less…

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A Memorial Day Letter From Veterans Home Care President & Retired Brigadier General Army National Guard Larry Kay, May 20, 2020
Rows of tombstones at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery established soon after the Civil War in St. Louis, Missouri on the banks of the Mississippi River.

A Memorial Day Letter From Veterans Home Care President & Retired Brigadier General Army National Guard Larry Kay, May 20, 2020

We set aside Memorial Day to honor those who have done their duty andgone before. I have always told people that, by definition, a Veteran isalive. The last Monday in…

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ADLs and IADLs according to the VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) uses Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) to assess a person’s ability and functional status.   ADLs for…

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