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Veteran Benefits in Connecticut
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Veteran Benefits in Connecticut

More than 207,000 veterans live in the Constitution State, and Connecticut has several established organizations and specialized benefits for veterans and their families. Connecticut has provided care for Veterans and their dependents for over 140 years. The first veterans home was founded in 1864, known as Fitch’s Home for Soldiers and Their Orphans, named after…

2017 Changes for Social Security
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2017 Changes for Social Security

More than 65 million retired Americans and their dependents are projected to receive benefits from the U.S. government in 2017 via monthly Social Security payments, and keeping up with the changes to filing policies and strategies can be a daunting task. In particular, 2016 saw significant changes to Social Security claiming rules, after an emergency…

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Common Misconceptions
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Traumatic Brain Injuries: Common Misconceptions

Few civilians realize that each war has a trademark wound. In Vietnam it was gunshot wounds and explosion-induced missing limbs. In the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, the wounds were a hodge-podge of gunshots, missing limbs, and the more difficult to identify, traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Center for Deployment Psychology, an…

The Best Veterans Resources in San Antonio
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The Best Veterans Resources in San Antonio

Veterans are entitled to a plethora of services, benefits, and resources. However, not every city or state is well equipped to cater to veteran needs. As a result, veterans often gravitate to areas with substantial military foundations, networks and support systems. Texas, for example,  is home to several military bases: Fort Hood, Camp Mabry, Lackland…

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