New Rules Will Make It Harder to Qualify for Long-Term Care Help From the VA

The Veteran’s Administration (VA) offers a pension benefit to low-income veterans (or their spouses) who are in nursing homes or who need help at home with everyday tasks like dressing or bathing.  The pension, called Aid and Attendance, is currently underused, but impending regulations will soon make it available to even fewer veterans. The new regulations…

10 Important Facts about your VA Burial Benefits

Molly M. Gilgor provides us with very important knowledge about your VA benefits. Here are 10 facts about burial benefits you may not have known: Fact 1: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits do not cover all funeral or cremation arrangements. There are certain monetary, recognition and service benefits that may be available. However, reimbursement…

Long-Term Care Benefits for Veterans & Surviving Spouses

Long-term care costs can add up quickly. That’s why we focus on helping our clients plan for these costs. For veterans and the surviving spouses of veterans who need in-home care or are in a nursing home, we can help. Only about 1/3 of eligible Veterans take advantage of this benefit! The Veterans Administration (VA)…