Veterans

Memorial Day 2022

Memorial Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the last Monday of May. This year the holiday will be observed on May 30th. Memorial Day honors U.S. military personnel who have died while serving...

Aid & Attendance for Veterans with Disability 

The VA has several benefits for disabled veterans. A disabled veteran is a service member who became ill or were injured while serving on active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training...

Assisted Living Costs for Veterans & Surviving Spouses

Have you recently looked into assisted living costs for an elderly person? If yes, you may have had sticker shock.  Depending on the state, the average cost of assisted living facilities in the U.S....

National Vietnam War Veterans Day 2022

March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. This was the last day in 1972 that U.S. Combat troops left Vietnam. It was also around this time that Hanoi released the last of its...

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 Nursing Home Benefits for Spouses

If you were married to a U.S. military veteran, you may be eligible for VA nursing home benefits for spouses. The benefit, called Aid and Attendance pension is a lifetime financial benefit that pays...

Veterans Day 2021

November 2021 is Veterans Day, a federal holiday that honors and celebrates the service of America’s military veterans.  November 11th was originally called Armistice Day in recognition of the armistice (a formal agreement to stop fighting)...

National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day 2021

The Korean War, sometimes referred to as “The Forgotten War”, started on June 25, 1950, when North Korean tanks drove across the 38th parallel into South Korea. The United States and the Soviet Union had...

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