Instead of coming home to a parade full of appreciative well-wishers, most Vietnam vets came back to streets full of hostile protesters. Sadly, these men and women who sacrificed so much for their country, were often forced to pretend as though they were never in the war just to avoid confrontations. As a consequence, many Vietnam vets never receive the psychological counseling they should have given the traumatic events they went through during their tour of duty. Now, almost half a century … [Read more...] about Are You a Vietnam Vet? If So, What You Need to Know about Veterans Benefits and Help for PTSD
In the United States, veterans, their dependents, and survivors are entitled to a number of benefits and qualify for numerous assistance programs as a result of their service. One program that can help veterans and their spouses put off the need to move to long-term care is the Veterans Aid & Attendance program. The VA&A program is not a well-known program; however, the benefits it provides can make a huge difference to seniors wishing to remain in their homes. To help you determine if … [Read more...] about How Does a Veteran Qualify for Aid & Attendance?
Woburn Veterans Aid and Attendance Eligibility Guidelines If you are a veteran of the Armed Forces, or a surviving spouse of one, your country owes you a debt of gratitude for your service and/or sacrifice that can never fully be repaid. You may already know, however, about some of the benefits to which you may be entitled as a veteran or survivor. One benefit program that you may not already know about though offers an additional monthly monetary benefit that may come in very handy. To … [Read more...] about Woburn Veterans Aid and Attendance Eligibility Guidelines
Citing the growing demand from the Iraq/Afghanistan war, the Veteran’s Administration has restructured the way it delivers its healthcare. It’s ambitious, to be sure, but its goal is to expand the services while streamlining the logistics. This, it says, will not only improve care for younger veterans from the above mentioned wars, but it will also provide better care for aging Vietnam war veterans. The New Veterans Choice Program The new program will merge services into a single system to … [Read more...] about Is the VA Outsourcing Veteran’s Healthcare?