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Big Changes to the Veterans Benefits Process

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In recent months, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has initiated sweeping changes to the process for appealing decision, as well as to the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Benefits program. The Aid and Attendance Benefit is a monthly pension offered to wartime veterans or their surviving spouses...


It’s Never Too Late To Say ‘Thank You’ To Our Nation’s Veterans: Even At the End of Life


Americans across the country celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served our country in the military. These fellow Americans have made profound sacrifices in defense of freedom and they deserve our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Honoring...


Why Are Veterans Different Near the End of Life?


Psychological Pain The harsh toll of war includes diseases, disabilities and illnesses that can complicate end-of-life care. Even if a veteran successfully overcomes military trauma, symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can arise at the end of life. In addition to physical...


Look for “the Horse of a Different Color” When Filing for the VA Benefit Aid & Attendance


Look for “the horse of a different color” when filing for the VA Benefit Aid & Attendance, and ONLY through a veteran-dedicated home care agency. If you are as old as I am, you will remember “the horse of a different color” from The Wizard of Oz. It stood out from all the rest and was truly different...


The Things We Build Help Rebuild Us


We are Help Heal Veterans, founded in 1971. We provide FREE therapeutic arts and craft kits to military service members, to veterans receiving medical care, and to soldiers overseas.  The HHV craft kits provide physical benefits to include improving hand eye coordination and manual dexterity; and psychological...


Veteran’s Benefit Administration Pension with Aid & Attendance or Housebound Benefits


What is the Veterans Benefits Administration Pension? A Veterans Administration (VA) Pension is a benefit for low-income veterans with wartime service and Non-service connected disabilities. A VA Pension is a needs-based benefit for which veterans might be eligible. This is not an entitlement. The annual...


All Veterans, Their Wives & Widows, Deserve the Best Caregivers Possible!


Below is a guideline on choosing the best Caregivers at any agency. Simply ask the below questions to any agency, then record and compare your answers! Does your agency have a drug testing policy? Most agencies: don’t have a drug testing policy because it’s currently not mandatory from the state...


Our Veterans Deserve the Best!


“You served your Country; you earned the best health care possible!” The VA Connecticut Healthcare System focuses on all aspects of a Veteran’s well-being! Weighing your options and making the right choice can be difficult when it comes to health care, especially when you are paying for things you...


“Veterans Program Anyone?” Questions to Ask Any Non-Medical Home Care Agency.


Does your agency utilize an existing VA benefit called ‘Aid & Attendance’?  Some agencies offer help to Veterans but it’s mostly just gathering paperwork necessary for the A&A... and that’s it!  Care typically doesn’t start until the VA pays the agency, which can take months with those agencies unfamiliar...


Find Out How the Aid & Attendance Benefit Can Help Your Family!


The VA Aid & Attendance (more accurately called the Pension Benefit program) is a great program to help war-time vets pay for long term care costs. There are three qualifications. First, the vet must have served for 90 days or more with at least one day during a war period. Actual combat action is not...

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