Understanding Veterans, Home Health Care, and Technology

Understanding Veterans, Home Health Care, and Technology

In the quest to provide cost-effective, quality in-home care for veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been surprising trailblazers. Although the agency has long been mired in controversies surrounding its programs, particularly arbitrary caregiver...
VA Pension Eligibility for Non-Disabled Wartime Veterans

VA Pension Eligibility for Non-Disabled Wartime Veterans

It is a challenge to keep up with US Military benefits as they are always changing, and many veterans miss out on what can be life-changing aid. Many wartime veterans receive a disability pension due to injury. But did you know that wartime veterans age 65 or more may...
Newly Associated Diseases from Exposure to Agent Orange

Newly Associated Diseases from Exposure to Agent Orange

During the Vietnam War (1962-1975), the United States military, as well as the Republic of Vietnam, used defoliants for tactical purposes to reduce cover for enemy forces, improve perimeter visibility of military installations, and even to kill enemy food crops. Agent...

VA Increases Pension Benefit Rates for 2019

Veterans Pension Benefits have been given a Cost-of-Living-Adjustment for 2019. Basic Improved Pension Rates for 2019 The Basic Improved Pension is for wartime veterans that are 65 years old or disabled. Based on the veteran’s finances, a single veteran can...

VA Penalizes Veterans With New Rules — Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

VA Pension Benefits are cash payments available to some wartime Veterans and their surviving spouses who are disabled and/or have additional medical needs. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  recently set forth new eligibility requirements for applying. Those new...