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The VA Announces New Rules affecting the Pension with Aid and Attendance

On September 18, 2018, The Department of Veterans Affairs, (VA) announced new rules applicable to VA needs-based benefit programs.  These rules will impact the little-known, needs-based pension program often called,…

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Providing Respite for a Family Caregiver Can Help the Aging Veteran, Too
Providing Respite for a Family Caregiver Can Help the Aging Veteran, Too

Providing Respite for a Family Caregiver Can Help the Aging Veteran, Too

Aging Veteran Care: The moment an aging veteran might need assistance at home, family often step up to help. It could be a spouse, adult child, sibling, or someone else.

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Woman dubbed “Rosie the Riveter” Receives VA Pension
Eileen Barkstedt and her mother Eleanor Platz, a real life “Rose the Riveter” during World War II who made “dog tags” worn by soldiers.

Woman dubbed “Rosie the Riveter” Receives VA Pension

Rosie the Riveter was an image that represented the hard working women who took the place of men in the industrial labor force during the war.

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Oh Say Can She See!
Mrs. Goodrich, signed up for the VetAssist Program and now has help at home she can afford due to a VA benefit.

Oh Say Can She See!

“It has given me a whole new life,” says Ivanette Goodrich, about the VetAssist Program, which helps disabled veterans or their surviving spouses. Ivanette, age 90 from Sebastian, Florida struggles…

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Private Duty Home Care Is an Option through the VA
Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit

Private Duty Home Care Is an Option through the VA

Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit: Maybe you’ve been looking after your elderly father or grandfather for some time. As a family caregiver, you feel overwhelmed and keep wondering if there are other options available.

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