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 »

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

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on March 16, 2017
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As you or your loved one ages, you undoubtedly begin to look to the future and contemplate how you hope the next five, ten, or fifteen years unfold. Even if a senior is in good physical and mental health, it’s important to have at least preliminary discussions about future living conditions, whether that means finding Read More »

Veteran Benefits in Connecticut

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on February 8, 2017
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More than 207,000 veterans live in the Constitution State, and Connecticut has several established organizations and specialized benefits for veterans and their families. Connecticut has provided care for Veterans and their dependents for over 140 years. The first veterans home was founded in 1864, known as Fitch’s Home for Soldiers and Their Orphans, named after Read More »

A User’s Guide to the Best Online Senior Living Referral Services

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on December 6, 2016
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For many families or individuals facing the need of finding a living facility for themselves or a loved one, the options can be daunting. With countless online senior living referral services available, how can you find the best, easiest to use, and most helpful? A great place to start is to see what others have Read More »

2017 Changes for Social Security

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on December 5, 2016
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More than 65 million retired Americans and their dependents are projected to receive benefits from the U.S. government in 2017 via monthly Social Security payments, and keeping up with the changes to filing policies and strategies can be a daunting task. In particular, 2016 saw significant changes to Social Security claiming rules, after an emergency Read More »

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Common Misconceptions

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on November 16, 2016
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Few civilians realize that each war has a trademark wound. In Vietnam it was gunshot wounds and explosion-induced missing limbs. In the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, the wounds were a hodge-podge of gunshots, missing limbs, and the more difficult to identify, traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Center for Deployment Psychology, an Read More »

VA Pension Benefits: Free Guide Explains the Basics, Outlines Process

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on November 1, 2016
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More than a third of seniors over the age of 65 – or almost 9.3 million people – are military veterans or spouses of military veterans. Their service has earned them many benefits that can help make life easier and more affordable, especially later in life. Unfortunately, statistics also show that 69% of veterans and Read More »

The Denver Veterans Resources You Need

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on October 7, 2016
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Denver, also known as the Mile High City, is the gateway to the Rockies. It is centrally located in Colorado and the most populous city in the region. Many veterans have settled in the Denver area due to its proximity to several important military training facilities and bases: Fort Carson, Fort Collins, Schriever Airforce Base, Read More »

The Best Veterans Resources in San Antonio

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on October 5, 2016
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Veterans are entitled to a plethora of services, benefits, and resources. However, not every city or state is well equipped to cater to veteran needs. As a result, veterans often gravitate to areas with substantial military foundations, networks and support systems. Texas, for example,  is home to several military bases: Fort Hood, Camp Mabry, Lackland Read More »

The Best and Worst States for Retired U.S. Veterans

Posted in Jobs and Businesses, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on September 30, 2016
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The average age for a retiring U.S. military officer is just 47 years old – 43 for non-disability enlisted personnel – meaning that a retired veteran has many years of life ahead of him or her after retiring. Many choose to start new careers, continue their education, or even start their own business. In any Read More »

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