- Written by 50plus LIFE 50plus LIFE
During a recent hearing entitled “Veterans Scams: Protecting Those Who Protect Us,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, highlighted his bipartisan letter that calls on the Department of Veterans Affairs to take a more active role in tracking these scams and educating veterans about these schemes.
- Written by Karen Jowers Karen Jowers
Starting Jan. 1, all service-connected disabled veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war, and primary veteran caregivers will be eligible to shop at commissaries and exchanges, and officials from three federal agencies are preparing the way.
- Written by Robert Naeye Robert Naeye
Like many young men of military age, Ken Weiler was fully prepared to serve in Vietnam. He had enlisted in the Army, received extensive training in tank warfare, and received orders to be shipped overseas.
The words “veteran,” “hero,” and “patriot” usually evoke images of men.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
I have heard that the VA has a benefit that can help veterans and spouses with long-term care costs. We recently had to move my 86-year-old father — who served in the Army nearly 60 years ago — into an assisted living facility, and my mom isn’t far behind. Can the VA help?
– Seeking Aid
Blue Ridge Communications is again partnering with Keystone Military Families to act as a collection site for the Stockings for Soldiers program from Oct. 1 to Nov. 16.