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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...

Patriot Day 2022 – Remembering 9/11

Patriot Day takes place every year on September 11th in memory of the people who were injured or died during the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon in 2001.  The national...

Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2022

Friday, May 6th, is Military Spouse Appreciation Day (Military Spouse Day), an American holiday that acknowledges and honors the spouses of U.S. service members. It takes place each year on the Friday before Mother’s...

Veterans Aid and Attendance Program

The Veterans Aid and Attendance Program is a VA long-term care benefit for veterans and spouses who need help with daily living activities.  The program has been around for a long time but is...

VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Rates for 2021

Aid and Attendance is a Veterans Administration (VA) benefit for veterans and spouse who need help with personal care.  The benefit can help cover the cost of home care, board and care, adult day...

Happy Holidays to Our Troops and Veterans from American Veterans Aid

America’s holiday season starts on Thanksgiving, and continues through Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the New Year. This year, Thanksgiving took place on Thursday, November 26th.  Military chefs, who started planning for the holiday months in...

14 VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Myths Debunked

Aid and Attendance is a special Veterans Administration pension for wartime vets and their spouses (current or surviving) who need help with some of the activities of daily living. It is a tax-free benefit...

National Vietnam Veterans Day

March 29 commemorates the sacrifices of Vietnam Veterans and their families. It is a day set aside to recognize the men and women who were denied a proper welcome upon returning home and is...

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