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

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 »

10 Easy, Cheap & Fun Things to Do with Your Grandkids

Posted in Uncategorized on November 6, 2015
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10 Easy, Cheap & Fun Things to Do with Your Grandkids; VeteranAid.org

Visits with the grandkids are more fun when everyone puts down their handheld gadgets and spends time enjoying each other’s company. Here are 10 easy, low-cost or free ideas for making the most of your time together, whether your grandkids are young or nearly grown. 1. Get outdoors. A nature walk in a nearby park, a stroll Read More »

Why Veteran-Owned Businesses Are a Powerful Economic Force

Posted in Uncategorized on November 5, 2015
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Why Veteran-Owned Businesses are a Powerful Economic Force; VeteranAid.org

With Veteran’s Day approaching, it’s time to look at how much our veterans have done for our country. Their contributions include not only military service but economic development, too. In 2013, veterans owned roughly 9% of the country’s businesses and generated more than $1.2 trillion in sales. Among the 2.4 million veteran-owned businesses in the Read More »

Choosing an Assisted Living Facility - Things to Consider

Posted in Uncategorized on October 30, 2015
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When you’re thinking of moving to an assisted living facility, there’s a lot to consider, and you may get a different opinion or recommendation from everyone you talk to. It may seem like there are a million things to think about, especially if you have grown children whose opinions differ from your own. To make Read More »

Proposed Veteran's Administration Regulation AO73 Update

Posted in Uncategorized on October 29, 2015
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The Proposed Rule AO73 ‐ Net Worth, Asset Transfers, and Income Exclusions for Needs‐Based Benefits - could have a devastating effect on the Aid and Attendance benefit. The stated intention of the change is to implement a 3 year look back period to eliminate veterans transferring assets simply to qualify for the VA’s Basic Pension with Aid and Attendance.  This Read More »

The Best Hotel Discounts and Deals for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on October 28, 2015
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Travel is one of the things many of us look forward to after retirement. If your travel plans include saving money, you’ll be glad to know that many big hotel chains offer special discounts for veterans and military retirees. To claim these deals, you can book them on your own or you can join a Read More »