Veteran Wartime Pension – Benefit Update

**Veteran Wartime Pension Benefit Update – Effective Oct 18, 2018** VA pension is a monthly cash benefit available to wartime Veterans or surviving spouses of wartime Veterans who have limited income and assets and need care. For the last few years the Department of Veteran Affairs has been reviewing and considering changes to eligibility policy… Read More

Veteran Benefits to Assist with Cost of Care

The VA Wartime Pension and Aid & Attendance benefit can help wartime veterans and widowed spouses of the veteran pay for assisted care. Sadly, it is a very misunderstood benefit! Only about 6% of the veterans/widows currently eligible for these additional dollars are receiving the benefit. Understanding this benefit and how to successfully apply can… Read More

Caring For Our Veterans Act of 2017

On November 29, 2017, the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, considered and approved legislation entitled, Caring for our Veterans Act of 2017. This legislation establishes a veterans community care program, and ensures that extended care providers, including nursing centers, can legally enter into VA Provider Agreements. The legislation would next go to the full U.S. Senate… Read More

Senate Approves Cost-of-Living-Adjustment for Veterans Benefits

Last week the Senate approved a two percent cost of living allowance for veteran’s benefits. The increase will start being paid December 2017. The increase, which covers disability pay, dependent compensation, clothing allowances and other related benefits had been approved by the House of Representatives last May. The Senate approved the bill and the President… Read More

Veteran’s Day

We are honored to serve our Veteran’s and recognize them on this day as well as every day throughout the year. Have questions about Aid and Attendance benefits? Get started with this video (click here).

Dr. David Shulkin, VA Secretary Confirmed

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Dr. David J. Shulkin was sworn in as the secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In brief remarks after the swearing in ceremony, Shulkin said he was honored to have this opportunity to continue to serve Veterans. READ MORE

The Movement is Underway to change how our Veterans receive long term care!

By NIKKI WENTLING | STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — World War II veteran Morton Kessler, 91, was forced to leave a skilled nursing facility in Missoula, Mont., less than two weeks after he moved into it. The facility’s owner, the Goodman Group, had dropped its contract with the Department of Veterans… Read More