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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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How to Help Your Elderly Mom Take Care of Dad

Your mother has been looking after your father for some time. They had been married for more than 55 years and she sees this as not just her responsibility, but something she wants to do.

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When Long-Term Care Is Needed, the Aid and Attendance Benefit May Help

Long-term care may be necessary for some veterans at some point in their life. Whether they were injured and disabled during service, after service, or as they get older, long-term care can be instrumental at not only keeping them safe, but helping them to maintain a high quality of life.

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Veterans Home Care - VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit