Veteran Benefits in Massachusetts

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 12, 2017
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The history of the U.S. military traces it roots back to the Continental Army, first raised by the Massachusetts Provincial Congress in 1775. It’s no surprise that these ties to the Armed Forces remain strong to this day, and many veterans and their families call the Bay State home, enjoying several benefits earned by their Read More »

Veteran Resources in Maine

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 7, 2017
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The state of Maine has a rich military history, with more than 300,000 Mainers having been affected by service, whether as a veteran, Guard or Reservist, active duty, or family member. Maine veterans have earned a long list of benefits through their service, numerous organizations in the state are available to help you access them. Read More »

What Veterans Need To Know Before a VA PTSD Evaluation

Posted in Military Families, Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 4, 2017
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PTSD is one of the most well-known but little-understood illnesses in modern American life. When it comes to military servicemen and veterans, it helps to know some basic information about what they can expect in a VA PTSD evaluation. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that, although quite common, is frequently misunderstood Read More »

How to Find and Request Military Records Online

Posted in Military Families, Veterans News on April 3, 2017
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If you are searching for the military records of a loved one, or need your own military records, there are several tools available to help you locate and request these documents. One of the best places to start is the National Archives, the government organization tasked with saving the most important documents, records, and photos Read More »

Veteran Resources in Kansas

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on April 3, 2017
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More than 218,000 veterans live in the Sunflower State, in the center of America’s heartland. There are many benefits and helpful resources for Kansas residents and their families, from housing options, to health care, to discounted recreation. If you are just beginning to access your state and national benefits or have questions about a claim, Read More »

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 »

4 Things to Know About Veteran Treatment Courts

Posted in Veterans News on March 22, 2017
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U.S. veterans are among the proudest and most noble servicemen and women in the world. They serve their nation with honor and dedication, sacrificing and suffering much to defend freedom and faithfully execute their orders. Sadly, many of these Americans leave for war strong and able-bodied, but return with debilitating physical and mental issues. These Read More »

How Colleges Are Supporting Veterans

Posted in Military Families on March 20, 2017
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Certain groups of students in universities and colleges are sometimes categorized as “at risk,” meaning their chances of completing their degree are statistically lower due to factors in their lives and backgrounds. This, of course, does not mean that these students will not successfully graduate; it simply means that often face bigger hurdles in their  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 Resources in Kentucky

Posted in Tips for Caregivers and Seniors, Veterans News on March 15, 2017
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The Bluegrass State is home to more than 331,000 veterans and their families, and for Kentucky veterans, many resources and services are available to make life healthier and more enjoyable. The Commonwealth of Kentucky has committed to honoring its veterans, and has put in place numerous resources and support services to make sure those who Read More »