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Veterans Aid and Assistance Program

Vetererans Aid and Assistance Program

Senior U.S. military veterans, their spouses, and surviving spouses, will often need help with personal care as they grow older. The Veterans Aid and Attendance Program can help cover the cost of the additional care, including home care, board and care, adult day care, assisted living and skilled nursing facility care.

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Aid and Attendance for Veterans

Aid and Attendance for Veterans

U.S. military veterans who need assistance with daily living activities like bathing, dressing and mobility, may qualify for a special long-term care benefit called Aid and Attendance. This tax-free VA benefit can help veterans and spouses pay for home care, board and care, assisted living and skilled nursing. Aid and Attendance for veterans is a reimbursement for care that does not need to be paid back.

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Veterans Day 2019

Veterans Day 2019

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.”   -Arthur Ashe

Today, November 11, 2019, is Veterans Day, a legal U.S. holiday that honors men and women who have served in the military.

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14 VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Myths Debunked

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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 that can significantly reduce the cost of long-term care, either at home or in a care facility. Read more

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Lest We Forget: The Battle of the Chosin Reservoir

Chosin Reservoir

During this time of the year, 68 years ago, one of the most iconic battles of the U.S. military took place in the Changjin province in North Korea known as “The Chosin Reservoir.” The name CHOSIN was the Japanese pronunciation, as the U.N. forces used Japanese maps of the area secured after WWII. Flatly described, in history books and websites, “it was the site of a major battle during the Korean War, in which the Chinese People’ Volunteer Army (CPVA) stopped the northward advance of United Nations allied forces (U.S., U.K. and Republic Of Korea) but paid a heavy price in casualties”.

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