If you are the surviving spouse of a veteran, the United States owes you a debt that can never truly be repaid. Though there is no way to repay you for the sacrifice you made as the spouse of a serviceman or servicewoman, the U.S. does offer a number of benefits to veterans as well as to surviving spouses. If your spouse is no longer here to help support you financially, he/she would undoubtedly want you to receive all the veterans benefits to which you are entitled as a surviving … [Read more...] about Do Veterans Benefits Transfer to a Surviving Spouse?
For the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, as well as surviving spouses and dependents of those men and women, the United States offers a wide range of benefits and assistance programs. Most veterans are aware of the benefits available to them through some of the more well-known programs; however, veterans and their dependents may also be entitled to assistance from other, less well-known, programs as well. Discovering and applying for veterans benefits can be a confusing and … [Read more...] about Are You Getting All Your Veterans Benefits?
The men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, along with their families, are owed a debt of gratitude that can never truly be repaid. Each and every one of them has sacrificed so that all Americans can enjoy the freedom and safety that comes with living in the United States. Although it may be impossible to ever truly repay a veteran for his/her service, the U.S. government does offer a number of benefits to veterans and their dependents. Many eligible veterans, however, are unaware of … [Read more...] about Kirkwood Veterans Benefits Lawyers Explain Top 5 VA Benefits
If you are one of the brave men or women who has served our country in the Armed Forces, or you are a surviving spouse of one, you probably already realize that you are entitled to a number of veteran’s benefits as a result of that service. Most people are aware of the benefits such as low-interest mortgage loans, educational benefits, and low-cost health care services. There is another benefit program, however, that is less well known but that might be of great help to you. Known as the … [Read more...] about Kirkwood Elder Law Attorneys Explain Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits
Without the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces, the rest of us in the United States could not go about our daily lives with the sense of security we have learned to enjoy. Members of our Armed Forces literally agree to give their lives to protect us. Those who do not have to make that ultimate sacrifice devoted years of their lives to protecting the rest of us. If you are a veteran, a surviving spouse, or a dependent, you may be entitled to a number of benefits because of your sacrifice … [Read more...] about Affton Veterans Benefits Lawyers — Are You Getting the Benefits You Deserve?
You may have made it through your entire working years without ever needing to qualify for government assistance of any kind. In fact, you likely took pride in the fact that you never needed to rely on government benefits to support you or your family while you were able to work. As you near your retirement years, however, that may change. Almost all seniors count on receiving Social Security retirement benefits and Medicare and over half of them eventually realize the need to qualify for … [Read more...] about Will You Qualify for Government Benefits in St. Louis as a Senior?
We should all remember and be thankful for veterans throughout the year in the United States; however, we should also take a moment to say a special thank-you to all those who have served America on Veterans Day. As we celebrate Veterans Day this year we would also like to take the opportunity to inform Veterans and Surviving Spouse’s about a veteran’s benefit that many potentially eligible beneficiaries are unaware of – Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits. Veterans, survivors, and dependents … [Read more...] about Remembering Our Nation’s Veterans –Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits
Many of the elderly in St. Louis are struggling to pay monthly expenses. If you are able to remain in your own home, but need assistance to complete common daily tasks around your home, you may benefit from a little known program for veterans called the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance program, or Veteran’s A&A program. Often considered the third tier of the veteran’s pension program, this program can provide enough financial assistance to make a significant difference in your monthly budget. … [Read more...] about St. Louis, Missouri Veterans – Do You Qualify for the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Program?
Unfortunately, many Americans are without much needed health care coverage. As a result, people often cannot afford preventative health care or treatment for serious medical conditions. If you are without health care coverage, the Medicaid program may be an option. Most people have heard of the Medicaid program, but many do not know how the program is administered, what it covers and how you may qualify. Medicaid is a program that is funded by the federal government; however, the program is … [Read more...] about What Is Medicaid?
Dear Friends and Family, We received Dennis Cabanting’s story below, and would like to pass it on in light of the holiday weekend. We hope you and your families have a great 4th of July! Thank a Soldier or a Veteran and have a Happy Independence Day! –The Staff of Purcell & Amen, L.L.C. I'm not asking for money, just a donation of your time to welcome a soldier to St. Louis. Please read this story before you say you can't make it. His story may change your mind Dennis Cabanting was … [Read more...] about Honor a Soldier this 4th of July Weekend!