3 Critical Updates for Veterans and Their Loved Ones

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides countless resources for the servicemen and women of our country. While many of these are known, and understood, others are not as well known. This year, as your local Veteran Affairs accredited attorney, we continue to watch these critical Continue reading

What Do Blue Water Navy Veterans Need to Know About Agent Orange?

Are you a veteran of the United States Armed Forces? Did you serve overseas? Specifically, the VA is asking veterans if they served “on a Blue Water Navy vessel offshore of the Republic of Vietnam, or on another U.S. Navy or Coast Guard ship operating in the coastal waterways of Vietnam, Continue reading

National Older Americans Month Honors Senior Veterans

Every May is National Older Americans Month.

It is a time to acknowledge the contributions of past and current seniors, and in particular, those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. There are currently more than nine million veterans of retirement age, and many more are expected Continue reading

The Increased Importance of Working with a VA Accredited Attorney

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In our practice we work with seniors, their loved ones, and their caregivers to find ways to not only obtain good long-term care but to pay for it. When there is a need for long-term care outside the home, seniors and their loved ones may turn to assisted living facilities and skilled Continue reading

How to Help a Veteran Family Member with PTSD

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, occurs when someone has experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, and it disproportionately affects combat veterans. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD afflicts almost 31 percent of Vietnam veterans, 10 percent of Continue reading

What Does a Veteran’s Service-Connected Disability Entail?

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America’s brave men and women who served, and often fought, in the military face a number of challenges when returning to civilian life. The obstacles they face can be many, the least of which may be relationship strains and professional setbacks stemming from extended periods away Continue reading