Category: Military Veterans

The increased 2022 VA Aid and Attendance amounts for 1/1/2022

The 2022 increase Community Spousal Resource Allowance (CSRA) for Single or Married to qualify for Aid and Attendance is now $138,489.00.  Example if you make $2,000 a month gross income – $24,000.00 annually – You subtract $24,000 from $138,489.00 equals $114,489.00.  This is what you can have in assets and qualify for Aid and Attendance …

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VA Aide and Attendance and Social Security Increases – 2020

Did you know Cost of Living Allowances (COLA) for VA Aide and Attendance and Social Security is now at 1.6%? For Social Security you should receive a statement regarding your benefit. There is also an increase in Medicare. Pay attention to your statement. Most will be paying $145 Plus starting 1/1/2020. This will come into play if you …

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Honoring Veterans

With Veterans Day coming up, you might be wondering how you can show your appreciation to the veterans in your life and community. There are plenty of large and small gestures you can take to make a veteran’s day and to perform an act of kindness. Here are 4 thoughtful ways to honor Veteran’s Day and …

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Dealing With Reduced Spending Power As A Senior

Economic recessions and recoveries affect retirement and savings accounts.   Inflation increases daily living expenses.   Whether or not frugal habits are in place, those who are aging and entering the elderly population experience reduced spending power – they have less to spend and must focus on needs first over wants.   This can be …

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VA Disbursements have increased!​​​​​​​

Are you a War-Time Veteran or Widow of War Time Veteran? There are Financial Benefits available for War Time Veteran and Widow of War Time Veteran to help defray the cost for senior placement Assisted Living Facilities, Board and Care Homes, and In-Home Care. There is a non-service connection pension cal Aid and Attendance Pension …

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Vietnam and PTSD – 40 Years Later

40 years ago – May 7th – marked the end of the Vietnam War. Many of those alive 40 years ago can still easily recall where they were on the 7th of May and what they were doing on that memorable day. Some are still mourning those who didn’t return home. Many of those who …

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