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10 Important Veterans Benefits

 10  Important veterans benefits   1. Long-term Care Long-term care is expensive, but often necessary to provide care for aging relatives. Through...

Attention Veterans: Imposter phone line attempting to access credit card information from Choice Program users

VA is taking action in response to a phone line that appears to be set up to take advantage of Veterans who mis-dial the Veterans Choice Program ...

Delayed Implementation of Proposed VA Changes to Benefits

The first draft of proposed changes was published in 2015 and CFEVR immediately sent an email/newsletter in 2015 highlighting some of the proposed...
Author: Carroll Dale

Veterans! Ready to be Tobacco Free? VA Can Help

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Hans Petersen As soon as you stop using tobacco, the benefits begin. If you’re ready to be tobacco...

VA is introducing 1-844-MyVA311 (1-844-698-2311) as a 24/7 One-Stop Information Service Number for All VA Services.

When VA Secretary Bob McDonald first started evaluating business and customer service practices across VA to improve the Veteran experience, the need...

Small VA Pension Increase Slated for 2017

The VA has announced a small increase of .03 percent per month for those currently receiving the non-service connected pension plus aid and...
Author: Carroll Dale

Get Free, Confidential Counseling at Your Local VA Vet Center

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog/U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Notice: Did you know that you may be able to receive free community-based...
Author: Jay Jaser

New phone scam targets elderly Central Texas Veterans and it may spread across the USA!

seniorhelpdesk.com senior blog alert! KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Police are warning about a new scam that’s surfaced in Killeen and Copperas Cove that...
Author: Jay Jaser

The Veterans Aid & Attendance Program

Article credited to Mary Snider and  As Veterans Day approaches, it’s a reminder for us to honor all the brave men and women who have served and...
Author: Jay Jaser

Know your History: Veterans Day

Often holidays go by without any thought of why or how we should properly honor them. For many in  this country Veterans day is an important time in...
Author: ante