People that serve in the United States Armed Forces for a minimum of 20 years receive “retired pay,” which is the term that is used in military circles to describe a retirement pension. In addition to this benefit, there is a Veterans Pension for wartime veterans that were not necessarily careerists. The Aid and Attendance Veterans Pension is an enhanced version that is available to some former service members, and we will provide an overview in this post. Eligibility Requirements The … [Read more...] about An Overview of the VA Aid and Attendance Pension
What Vietnam Veterans Need to Know about PTSD
Almost 50 years ago, the last of the men and women who fought in the Vietnam War came home. Instead of the hero’s welcome they deserved, they often faced hostility when they landed back on American soil. Consequently, many Vietnam vets who were physically injured and mentally traumatized as a result of their service suffered in silence for decades after they returned home. Now, many Vietnam vets are entering their retirement years and many are still suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder … [Read more...] about What Vietnam Veterans Need to Know about PTSD
Happy Veterans Day!
The Law Office of Michael Robinson honors all those who serve. … [Read more...] about Happy Veterans Day!
Denver Area Man Walking 4,400 Miles for Veterans
In the middle of one of the hottest summers ever recorded, a Denver area man is walking across the nation as he tries to raise awareness of the problems military members and their families face after returning home from combat tours of duty. 23-year-old Matt Kerner started his walk in June in San Francisco and plans on hiking at least 20 miles a day until he reaches Washington DC early next year. Matt sold most of his belongings and put together whatever money he could before taking his … [Read more...] about Denver Area Man Walking 4,400 Miles for Veterans
Veteran’s Aid and Assistance Pension Benefits FAQ
Question 1: What is the veteran's AA pension? The veteran's Aid and Attendance pension program, also referred to as veteran's AA, is a disability pension aimed at assisting disabled veterans or their spouses who live on limited income. The program provides monthly payments to veterans or their spouses who require in-home caregivers or who live in a nursing home or assisted living environment. If you are a permanently or totally disabled veteran, or a veteran age 65 or older, you may qualify for … [Read more...] about Veteran’s Aid and Assistance Pension Benefits FAQ
Don’t Forget About Veteran Aid & Attendance Benefits
If you’re a veteran who is struggling to get by, you may be able to take advantage of veteran aid & attendance benefits. This pension program was created to assist veterans and their spouses with their long-term care needs. Take a look at the following information to learn more about this program. If you have any questions, or if you’d like to learn how to apply for veteran aid & attendance benefits, contact an estate planning attorney who is accredited by the United States … [Read more...] about Don’t Forget About Veteran Aid & Attendance Benefits