How does the Fiduciary Process work?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ

Posted in Uncategorized on February 11, 2016
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What are considered assets? :Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ

Question: How does the fiduciary process work for the Aid and Attendance veterans benefit? First and foremost, the fiduciary and applicant (the veteran and/or veteran's spouse) do not start the fiduciary process until the VA has ruled the applicant needs to appoint a fiduciary to manage the Aid and Attendance application. Even if the veteran is Read More »

American Veterans Aid Business Reviewed: Don't Let Them Take Advantage of You

Posted in Uncategorized on February 8, 2016
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American Veteran Aid Business: Don't Fall into Scam; VeteranAid.org

Have you heard of “pension poachers” trying to take advantage of our nation’s veterans? This news segment that aired about VeteranAid.org explains a bit more about them: (http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/consumer/on-your-side/2015/11/11/veterans-claim-they-paid-hundreds-to-get-free-benefit/75594220/).  Veterans and their families are being taken advantage of by companies like financial planners and elder law attorneys trying to illegally charge veterans.   VeteranAid.org stands by Read More »

American Veterans Aid Business: Don't fall into this Scam

Posted in Uncategorized on February 8, 2016
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American Veteran Aid Business: Don't Fall into Scam; VeteranAid.org

Have you heard of “pension poachers” trying to take advantage of our nation’s veterans? This news segment that aired about VeteranAid.org explains a bit more about them: (http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/consumer/on-your-side/2015/11/11/veterans-claim-they-paid-hundreds-to-get-free-benefit/75594220/).  Veterans and their families are being taken advantage of by companies like financial planners and elder law attorneys trying to illegally charge veterans.   VeteranAid.org stands by Read More »

Resources and Support for Caregivers of Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on February 2, 2016
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Recent studies show that caregivers of veterans – while similar in many ways to those caring for the aging or someone with a chronic illness – actually face many additional challenges and experience a longer-term, more encompassing life-change when becoming a caregiver. For example: 30% of caregivers of veterans have been caring for a loved Read More »

How to Apply for the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit

Posted in Uncategorized on January 19, 2016
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How to Apply for Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit; VeteranAid.org

VeteranAid.org was created to be an educational and supportive website for veterans and families looking for the Aid and Attendance benefit. This infographic was recently created to share with veterans and their family members so awareness can be spread about this little known veterans pension benefit. Please share this image with your friends, family, on Read More »

My application was denied. Should I appeal?: Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ

Posted in Uncategorized on December 8, 2015
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Aid and Attendance Benefit FAQ; VeteranAid.org

This is a question that comes up often in the VeteranAid forums. If you are filing an application for the Aid and Attendance benefit for yourself or your loved one and the award of the benefits is denied, it is an unfortunate situation to be presented with. Here is our best advice to navigate you through Read More »

Senior Benefits for Veterans’ Spouses

Posted in Uncategorized on December 8, 2015
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Getting by can be hard as you age. You thought you’d set plenty away for retirement, but there are more expenses than you’d expected, and health care seems to eat up more of your budget every year. It can get pretty disheartening. If you’re struggling to cover all the costs of life as you age, Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »