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In-Home Help for Veterans: Homemaker and Home Health Aide Care

Posted in Uncategorized on October 16, 2018

In-Home Help for Veterans: Homemaker and Home Health Aide Care

Last Updated: October 16, 2018 As you, a parent or senior loved one age, you undoubtedly begin to look to the future and contemplate how you hope your years will unfold. Even if a senior is in good mental and physical health now, it’s important to have discussions about future living conditions, whether that means Read More »

VA Benefits That Post-9/11 Caregivers Shouldn’t Miss

Posted in Uncategorized on October 9, 2018

VA Benefits That Post-9/11 Caregivers Shouldn’t Miss

Last Updated: October 9, 2018 When a veteran is suffering the effects of a serious injury – whether physical or psychological – he or she is often depending on the help of a family caregiver to live daily life. While this family member is acting through a sense of love and loyalty, caregiving can be Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions About CHAMPVA Insurance

Posted in Uncategorized on October 2, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions About CHAMPVA Insurance

Last Updated: October 2, 2018 The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries. Because of its similarity to TRICARE’s previous name, it can be a bit confusing Read More »

Report Shows Veterans Wait Longer to See a Private Doctor Than a VA Provider

Posted in Uncategorized on September 25, 2018

Report Shows Veterans Wait Longer to See a Private Doctor Than a VA Provider

A recent report by the nonpartisan group Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirmed fears that veterans using the Veterans Choice Program – created to reduce VA wait times through increased access to private healthcare – would have actually been seen sooner through a VA provider. The new program allows veterans to elect to see certain private Read More »

VA Establishes the Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization

Posted in Uncategorized on September 18, 2018

VA Establishes Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced the establishment of the Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization (OEHRM). The new department will be focused on ensuring a successful transition from the legacy patient data system, providing a better transition for Veterans moving from active duty status. Learn more about the new department and how it Read More »

VA Launches National Registry for Medical Implant Devices

Posted in Uncategorized on September 11, 2018

VA Launches National Registry for Medical Implant Devices

Learn more about how the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is collaborating with three federal agencies and a number of academic leaders to launch the country’s largest health-system, medical-implant tracking program. VA to Launch National Registry for Medical Implant Devices Collaborating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Defense (DoD) and Read More »

How the VA Protects Veterans From Predatory Lending

Posted in Uncategorized on September 4, 2018

How the VA Protects Veterans From Predatory Lending

A new policy implementing the May 2018 "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act" protects veterans from predatory lending practices when applying for a VA-guaranteed refinance loan. Learn more. How the VA Protects Veterans From Issues Surrounding Refinancing Home Loans The VA Home Loan Program is designed to help active duty service members and Read More »

What Is the VA Medical Foster Home Program?

Posted in Uncategorized on August 28, 2018

What Is the VA Medical Foster Home Program?

Last Updated: August 28, 2018 For senior veterans who can’t remain in their homes and who don’t want to move to a nursing home, there’s a growing alternative: VA medical foster homes. Since 1999, an increasing number of VA hospitals around the country have reached out to homeowners in their communities, seeking people who are Read More »

VA Medical Foster Homes Offer Veterans Personalized Care

Posted in Uncategorized on August 21, 2018

VA Medical Foster Homes Offer Veterans Personalized Care

The ability to “age in place” and spend one’s senior years in the comfort of a home, cared for and surrounded by family or friends, seems like an impossibility to many seniors, especially to U.S. veterans who find themselves alone, on a limited budget or physically impaired. Through its Medical Foster Home (MFH) program, however, Read More »

From Military to Law Enforcement: Tips for Making the Transition

Posted in Uncategorized on August 14, 2018

From Military to Law Enforcement: Tips for Making the Transition

Last Updated: August 14, 2018 Many of the attributes that military veterans have developed during their time in the service make them ideal candidates for work in civilian law enforcement. Clarity in stressful situations, dedication and hard work make the transition to law enforcement an obvious potential next step after your Expiration of Active Obligated Read More »

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