Veterans

How To Pay For Long Term and Nursing Home Care

Paying For Long Term Care Through Medicaid and VA Pensions There are two primary public benefits programs that can help pay for nursing home or long-term care:  VA Pension and Medicaid (there is another VA program for veterans with a service-connected disability).  Both programs have strict requirements for qualification and they are, to put it mildly, complicated. What is a VA Pension and How Is A Veteran Eligible? VA Pension is a federal...

What are Representative Payee and VA Fiduciaries?

Social Security and VA Name Your Agent Your ever- so-efficient Federal government has a plan in place to appoint an agent to receive your social security or veteran’s benefits in the event you are having trouble managing your finances.     Perhaps we should say “two plans” since it would be way too much to ask for the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to actually...
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