AARP’s Health Benefits Navigator: A New Tool for Veterans and Caregivers

Dear Oakley,My father is a veteran and I am his caregiver. All of the benefit options seem really confusing.  Is there an easy place to review and obtain all the available healthcare benefits without all the confusion and … [Read more...]

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Ask the Expert: VA to Offer One-Stop Website for Veteran’s Benefits

Q. My father, Joe, is a Vietnam veteran. He gets frustrated and confused when he tries to navigate all the veteran's benefits websites and figure out what he may be eligible for. Even the VA Website doesn't have everything he … [Read more...]

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Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit: What is the “Eligibility Verification Report?”

An important document for the veterans entitled to the Aid and Attendance benefit is a form called the “Eligibility Verification Report” (EVR) which VA sends at the beginning of the year and must be filled out every year in order … [Read more...]

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500 Veterans possibly exposed to HIV in Ohio

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Veterans Benefits: The “second time” help rule

AccreditationFederal law dictates that no one may help a veteran in the preparation, presentation and prosecution of an initial claim for VA benefits unless that person is accredited. The only exception to this law is that any … [Read more...]

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Fire destroys 93 year-old’s proof of military service; now he can’t get benefits

Veteran’s proof of military service burns in fire; VA not willing to make exceptionA 93 year-old veteran from CA can’t get the benefits he says he is entitled to, even though he was drafted in 1943, and served in the U.S. Navy … [Read more...]

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