Does the VA Prioritize Mental Health Care?

Supporting and appreciating our nation’s Veterans is vital. This month, in addition to being Military Appreciation Month, is also Mental Health Awareness Month, and today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day (their biggest … [Read more...]

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Top Benefits Veterans Might Not Be Aware of in 2023

Q. Veterans Day is tomorrow. Our military Veterans have served our country, fought for freedom, and they deserve our utmost respect. My father is a Vietnam Veteran, and he and my mother (and me) are unaware of what benefits might … [Read more...]

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Important Deadline Approaching for Veterans to Apply for PACT Act Benefits

Gilbert Smith served in the Air Force for 20 years as an aircraft mechanic. He recently inquired about PACT benefits for those who may have been exposed to toxic substances during service. According to Smith, "I was exposed to … [Read more...]

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Special Client Alert: Recent Ruling Affects Veteran Clients and Their Families 

Today we are issuing this Special Client Alert based on a recent Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) Decision (the “Decision”) about irrevocable trusts and qualifying for Veterans Aid and Attendance (A&A) benefits. If you are a … [Read more...]

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How Will You Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War on March 29, 2023? 

This week, we commemorate two significant days, National Medal of Honor Day on March 25, and National Vietnam War Veterans Day (NVWVD) on March 29.  The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that today there are more than 7 … [Read more...]

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What Are Some Tax Breaks for Veterans?

Q. Due to inflation, rising costs of home ownership, and increased property taxes, everything is so expensive these days. As veterans, my husband and I can use any tax breaks we can get. I know that you are accredited to work with … [Read more...]

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Benefit Programs for Caregivers of Veterans

Q. Several members of my family are military veterans, including my father (who is severely disabled) and myself. I remember reading about caregiver benefits for veterans and their families over the past few years. When I looked … [Read more...]

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What the PACT Act Means for Veterans

Q. My husband is a veteran who was exposed to toxins while he was in service, and we believe that might have been what contributed to him developing significant health problems as he has gotten older. I remember hearing of … [Read more...]

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Scam Alert: There Has Been an Uptick in Pension Poaching Scams

William Webster, 98, is a World War II Navy veteran and former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He and his wife, Lynda, were targeted in a scam recently, according to an FBI.gov report. When the couple … [Read more...]

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How Do Medical Foster Homes Work for a Veteran’s Care?

Q. My father is a U.S. Army veteran in need of more care than we can provide for him in our home. He’s not sure he is ready to go to a nursing home yet. Does the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) offer any programs for … [Read more...]

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