Tips for Caregivers and Seniors

The Best and Worst States for Veteran Senior Care

Posted in Military Families, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on May 11, 2017
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At the end of 2016, there were more than 11 million U.S. Armed Forces veterans over the age of 60 living in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Of these, the largest population was in the age range of 65-69 years old, the so-called “baby boomers” who are just entering Read More »

Honor Flights Offer Veterans One More Tour With Honor

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on May 3, 2017
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For most World War II veterans, the idea of visiting the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a lovely but seemingly unattainable dream. The memorial, which opened in 2004, honors the 16 million members of the U.S. Armed Forces who served in the conflict, including the more than 400,000 who died. For a senior Read More »

Michigan Veterans Resources

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on May 1, 2017
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Michigan is the first state in the country to implement a regional, community-based, locally managed network of veteran services statewide. These Veterans Community Action Teams  (VCATs) are located in each of Michigan's 10 Prosperity Regions, and are comprised of federal, state, local, and faith-based organizations that support veterans in the communities where they live and Read More »

Veteran Resources in Mississippi

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 18, 2017
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More than 219,000 veterans call the state of Mississippi home, and learning about and accessing the benefits earned through honorable service is an important task for veterans and their families. Quality health care is always a primary concern for veterans of all ages, and Mississippi offers numerous locations to access care for yourself or your Read More »

Veteran Resources in Maryland

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 13, 2017
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More than 414,000 veterans live in the state of Maryland, enjoying its diverse landscape, historic sites, delicious seafood, and close proximity to the Naval Academy and other important cities in the nation. Maryland veterans and their families have a well-developed support system available to help them access the benefits and services their honorable service has Read More »

Veteran Benefits in Massachusetts

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 12, 2017
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The history of the U.S. military traces it roots back to the Continental Army, first raised by the Massachusetts Provincial Congress in 1775. It’s no surprise that these ties to the Armed Forces remain strong to this day, and many veterans and their families call the Bay State home, enjoying several benefits earned by their Read More »

Veteran Resources in Maine

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 7, 2017
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The state of Maine has a rich military history, with more than 300,000 Mainers having been affected by service, whether as a veteran, Guard or Reservist, active duty, or family member. Maine veterans have earned a long list of benefits through their service, numerous organizations in the state are available to help you access them. Read More »

What Veterans Need To Know Before a VA PTSD Evaluation

Posted in Military Families, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 4, 2017
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PTSD is one of the most well-known but little-understood illnesses in modern American life. When it comes to military servicemen and veterans, it helps to know some basic information about what they can expect in a VA PTSD evaluation. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that, although quite common, is frequently misunderstood Read More »

Veteran Resources in Kansas

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 3, 2017
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More than 218,000 veterans live in the Sunflower State, in the center of America’s heartland. There are many benefits and helpful resources for Kansas residents and their families, from housing options, to health care, to discounted recreation. If you are just beginning to access your state and national benefits or have questions about a claim, Read More »

Access Your Benefits for Caregivers of Veterans

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on March 30, 2017
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Just like military service is a commitment for the whole family, a service-related injury can completely change an entire family dynamic and lifestyle, especially if this injury results in the veteran needing regular assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Oftentimes, it is a family member who steps up to fill the role of caregiver, Read More »

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