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Find Veteran Benefits in Florida

Posted in Uncategorized on April 17, 2017

More than 1.5 million veterans call Florida home, thanks to its strong connection to the aerospace/aviation industry, veteran benefits, enjoyable climate, and veteran benefits. By learning about and connecting to the long list of available benefits, Florida veterans can make the most of their budgets and time, making life after their military service as enjoyable Read More »

Veteran Resources for Idaho Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on March 13, 2017

Idaho veterans, their families, and spouses are eligible for many services and benefits thanks to their honorable service to the U.S. military. From health care to senior living facilities, Idaho offers many resources and volunteers ready to assist. If you’re not sure where to start in accessing your benefits, or need help with a claim, Read More »

Discounts for Veterans in Chicago

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Uncategorized, Veterans News on February 24, 2017
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With more than 10 million residents and more than 54 million tourists visiting every year, Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S and a popular home and destination for military families and veterans. For these veterans, their honorable service has earned them many beneficial benefits and services, and Chicago upholds its military-friendly reputation Read More »

VeteranAid.org Announces 2016 Veterans Benefits Scholarship Winners

Posted in Uncategorized on January 30, 2017
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Three college students were selected for their innovative proposals to improve the lives of senior veterans and the benefits offered to them. VeteranAid.org today announced the winners of their first annual scholarship program for American students enrolled in an accredited two-year college or four-year university program. Of the nearly 100 students who applied from 78 different schools nationwide, only Read More »

5 Christmas Gifts Your Service Dog Will Love

Posted in Uncategorized on December 21, 2016
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For thousands of U.S. veterans, a service dog is a member of their family, and just as with any member of the family, they’d enjoy finding a few special gifts under the Christmas tree this year. Of course, service dogs enjoy the usual range of treats, toys, and fun. But thanks to their very specific Read More »

The Grand Army of the Republic: 4 Things You Didn’t Know

Posted in Uncategorized on August 31, 2016
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Founded in 1866, the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was created for Civil War veterans to come together to support, share, and befriend one another. Acting initially as a fraternal order, the GAR steadily grew, with membership peaking over 400,000 in the late 1800’s. The organization had a wide influence on policies, politics, and Read More »

May is National Military Appreciation Month: 7 Ways to Celebrate

Posted in Uncategorized, Veteran Holidays, Veterans News on May 11, 2016
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The month of May contains more national observances in honor of the armed forces than any other month, and it makes perfect sense that it should be designated as “National Military Appreciation Month.” In 1999, Senator John McCain introduced legislation to make the designation official, and both the Senate and House of Representatives adopted resolutions Read More »

3 Fun Activities to Do With Your Grandchildren

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Uncategorized on December 3, 2015
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3 Fun Activities to do with your Grandkids; VeteranAid.org

It’s been said that being a grandparent allows you all the good parts of parenting – the love, the snuggles, the smiles – without the more unsavory parts – the disciplining, the late nights, and the constant monitoring. After all, you’ve paid your dues in the trenches of parenthood; now is the time to relax, Read More »

6 Great Veteran-Focused Charities to Support

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Uncategorized on December 3, 2015
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6 Veteran Charities to Support; VeteranAid.org

If you’re looking for reputable, veteran-focused charities to support, a great starting place is an online watchdog organization like Charitywatch.org. This site audits charities from a wide range of interests and causes, then rates them based on criteria such as the percentage of funds raised going directly to charity, transparency of records, governance benchmarks, and Read More »

Buy Veteran: Supporting ‘Vetreprenuers’ with Your Purchases

Posted in Uncategorized, Veterans News on November 17, 2015
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Buy Veteran: Supporting Veteran Businesses with your Purchases

According to Forbes, there are more than 3 million veteran-owned business in the United States, employing more than 5.7 million people and representing more than $1.2 trillion in sales. And although veterans make up only 8% of the American population, they represent 30% of all American business owners. The connection between service and the entrepreneurial Read More »