VA Aid & Attendance Pension: 5 Things to Know

The Aid & Attendance Pension can bring considerable financial relief to elderly wartime veterans and surviving spouses who require care in the home or in a care facility. Families pursuing this for a loved one...

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...

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....

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

The VA has several veterans benefits for seniors, including health care, disability compensation, pensions, and special monthly compensation. To receive VA health care, the veteran must be enrolled in the VA health care system. Types...

Aid and Attendance Qualifications

Aid and Attendance is a VA benefit for veterans and spouses who need home or facility care. To receive the pension benefit, you must meet various Aid and Attendance qualifications regarding military service, marital...

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...