Blog: May 2015

Veteran Administration Benefits: Explore All Options

{4:50 minutes to read} For U.S. Military Veterans, there are many resources available through the Department of Veteran Affairs. However, several steps are required to apply for these benefits. Below, we describe a recent case involving a World War II Veteran who already had benefits.

Don was living alone in a studio apartment within walking distance of major NYC Entertainment Venues, but he was lonely and getting more and more confused. He was a victim of a “sweetheart” scam – a woman befriended him and eventually asked for $5,000 for one health issue after another.

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Jeremy was so glad to be coming home after a two-month stay in a nursing home. He had suffered a stroke, but finally recovered to the point where his needs could be met with in-home care.

Edward, Jeremy’s brother, arranged for the care and services that Jeremy would need at home, including home health aides, visits by nurses and physical therapists, and delivery of groceries, medicines and personal care products. Debit cards were on hand to pay for delivery orders and cash to tip service providers.

 

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