Veteran Caregiver Benefits

When senior veterans advance in age, they will often need help with personal care. This can include assistance with mobility, bathing, dressing and even eating. The Veterans Administration has three different caregiving programs that...

Veterans Day 2023

Veterans Day is a holiday honoring military veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.  It takes place every year on November 11th. The history of Veterans Day traces back to World War I, which began in...

VA Benefits for Elderly Surviving Spouse

A surviving spouse of a U.S. military veteran may be eligible for benefits from the Veterans Administration. VA benefits for an elderly surviving spouse include CHAMPVA, a Survivors Pension and Aid and Attendance. CHAMPVA is...

VA Aid and Attendance and Medicaid

There may come a time when a senior veteran needs daily help with personal care, either at home or in an assisted living facility. VA Aid and Attendance and Medicaid are two ways of...

Memorial Day 2023

Memorial Day is one of eleven calendar dates recognized by the government as a holiday. It is a day of recognition and mourning for those who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed...

Veterans Assistance Program for Seniors

There are several veterans assistance programs for seniors, including VA (Veterans Affairs) health care, Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC), VA pensions, and VA nursing home care. Health Care Senior veterans who served in...

Do Spouses of Deceased Veterans Get Benefits

The Veterans Administration provides various benefits to former service members, including disability compensation, healthcare, pensions, educational benefits, and insurance. Many people also want to know, “Do spouses of deceased veterans get benefits?” Yes, spouses...

In-Home Care for Veterans

Most senior veterans will want to live at home as long as possible. Eventually many of them will need help with personal care like bathing and dressing. In-home care for veterans can be expensive,...