Prosthetic Resources for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on November 14, 2016
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Over a quarter of veterans living in the United States are disabled. The VA reports that the number of veterans using prosthetics or other assistance devices has increased sharply over the past decade. To support the number of veterans requiring artificial limb support, the Veterans Benefits Administration, along with many charitable organizations offer multiple programs Read More »

Tragedy Assistance Program Connects Thousands of Survivors

Posted in Uncategorized on November 8, 2016
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In November 1992, eight soldiers perished in a C-12 crash in Alaska. Their families were at a loss. In their grief, they struggled to find a support system, and finally turned to each other for help. Here they found understanding and assistance they could find nowhere else; no one else could know what they were Read More »

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

Posted in Uncategorized 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 »

Everything You Need to Know About Philadelphia Veterans Resources

Posted in Uncategorized on October 31, 2016
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One of the nation’s most iconic historic cities, Philadelphia is famous as the home of the Liberty Bell, the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and of course, the famous steps Sylvester Stallone raced up during the training scenes of “Rocky.”  It seems appropriate that the “City of Brotherly Love” is also Read More »

Get the Los Angeles Veterans Resources Info You Need

Posted in Uncategorized on October 27, 2016
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According to a recent study by the University of Southern California, California is home to more than 1.8 million former U.S. military service members, giving it the largest veteran population of any state. In Los Angeles County itself – the state’s most populous county – more than 12,000 veterans transition into civilian life each year, joining Read More »

The One Guide You Need For Minneapolis Veterans Resources

Posted in Uncategorized on October 25, 2016
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Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes and over 360,000 veterans. Approximately a quarter of those vets live in the Minneapolis area.  With such a significant population living in the vicinity of a major metropolitan city, Minneapolis has built up quite a repertoire of veteran programs and benefits. Programs include housing assistance, health care, counseling, Read More »

When you Need Madison Veterans Resources, Start Here

Posted in Uncategorized on October 17, 2016
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Madison is in the heart of Wisconsin. Despite this capital city being relatively small in size, the Madison area and surrounding counties are big in their veteran population. Nearly 400,000 veterans claim the state as their home.  With this rather large veteran population, the state has cultivated a host of excellent benefits, programs and services Read More »

All of the New York City Veterans Resources You Need

Posted in Uncategorized on October 13, 2016
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Continuing our series on the best way to find local veteran resources in your city, today we are highlighting New York City. Other cities covered so far include Chicago and Houston, and we plan on showcasing veteran services and support groups in seven additional cities in the days and weeks to come. New York State Read More »

Vets Helping Vets on Campus: PAVE Assists New Student Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on October 10, 2016
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Put yourself for a moment in the shoes of a retired combat veteran who has decided to take advantage of the GI Bill to complete his or her college education. It’s been at least four or five years since you’ve been in a classroom setting, compared the two or three months that the other freshmen Read More »

Coaching Into Care: What is it?

Posted in Uncategorized on October 3, 2016
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Finding the right words to help someone who is struggling with mental health issues can be a challenge. When it is a loved one dealing with war trauma or other painful memories, the type and methods used to communicate with them can require special skills. Fortunately, there are VA resources available to help families needing Read More »