How to Afford Assisted Living

Posted in Uncategorized on December 4, 2015
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The costs of senior care can be staggering. But when you need it, you need it. A move to assisted living rarely feels optional. Most people would prefer to stay in their homes if given the option, but as the needs of a senior increase and the burden put on caregivers becomes unsustainable, you have Read More »

3 Fun Activities to Do With Your Grandchildren

Posted in 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 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 »

Elderly Loss of Appetite: What Does It Mean?

Posted in Uncategorized on December 1, 2015
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Elderly Loss of Appetite- What Does it Mean?; VeteranAid.org

In youth, losing weight is all the rage. Counting calories, fitting into that coveted dress or pair of jeans – it’s all such a part of our cultural conversation that it’s become cliché. At a certain age, that changes. Weight loss in the elderly canoften be a sign that’s something is wrong. Many caregivers know Read More »

What You Should Know About DIC Benefits

Posted in Uncategorized on November 30, 2015
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What you should know about the DIC Benefits; VeteranAid.org

The wide world of benefits available to veterans, their spouses, and their dependents is very complicated. Keeping track of what’s out there, what you might qualify for, and what you can actually expect to get in the instances where you do qualify is nearly impossible for the average military family.  In the hopes of helping Read More »

What to Know About CHAMPVA Benefits

Posted in Uncategorized on November 23, 2015
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What to Know About CHAMPVA Benefits; VeteranAid.org

Veterans and their families can take advantage of a good number of different types of benefits, but often you have to figure that out they exist first. Most veterans are familiar with TRICARE, the health care program that provides coverage to active duty service members and their families. You may be less familiar with CHAMPVA, Read More »

VeteranAid.org News Segment in Jacksonville, FL

Posted in Uncategorized on November 17, 2015
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Did you catch the VeteranAid.org news clip that aired last week on Veterans Day? Here is direct article from the news segment as well as the video. We thank the Jacksonville NBC news network for sharing VeteranAid.org and it's mission with it's viewers. Veterans Claim they Paid Hundreds to get Free Benefits JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Read More »

Buy Veteran: Supporting ‘Vetreprenuers’ with Your Purchases

Posted in Uncategorized 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 »

6 Techniques for Living with Chronic Pain

Posted in Uncategorized on November 13, 2015
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6 Techniquesfor living with Chronic Pain; VeteranAid.org

Everyone’s experienced acute pain, the temporary pain that occurs to let us know something’s wrong – the pain of a bee sting, a broken bone, or a cold. While it can feel plenty bad in the moment, acute pain goes away. As the body heals, the pain will subside. Chronic pain doesn’t go away so Read More »

Success Stories of the Aid and Attendance Application

Posted in Uncategorized on November 6, 2015
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Success Stories of the Aid and Attendance Application from the VeteranAid Forums; VeteranAid.org

With Veteran's Day approaching, I wanted to share some of the recent success stories and messages of thanks we have received from the VeteranAid.org forums. These people, these veterans and their families, have recently been awarded the Aid and Attendance benefit or are currently sending in and waiting on their application to be approved by the Read More »