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Home Helpers and Veterans Express Helping Spread the Word About Little-Known Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit
Date:11/6/2008

In an attempt to spread the word about the little-known Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit to the population who needs it most, Ohio-based Home Helpers, an in-home, non-medical care provider, and California-based Veterans Express, a free service to help elderly veterans through the complex VA application process, have recently joined forces.

Cincinnati (PRWEB) November 6, 2008 -- In an attempt to spread the word about the Aid and Attendance Benefit to the population who needs it most, Ohio-based Home Helpers, an in-home, non-medical care provider, and California-based Veterans Express, a free service to help elderly veterans through the complex VA application process, have recently joined forces to offer Webinars to educate Home Helpers franchise owners about the Aid and Attendance benefit.

Did you know…there are more than two million veterans and veteran's spouses who may be eligible for as much as $22 billion a year in pension from the United States government?

These are mostly yesterday's heroes, veterans from World War II, the Korean War and Viet Nam. And sadly, most of these veterans don't even know such a pension exists. Offered by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), the Veterans Pension Aid and Attendance Benefit is largely unknown among the people who need it most. In fact, of all those likely eligible, roughly 36 percent of vets and survivors receive money. Even the VA concedes this is one its most underused benefits (see attachments: VA press release and in-depth article written by journalist Chris Adams).

What is the Aid and Attendance Benefit?
The Aid and Attendance Benefit offers a monthly payment to provide care for people who are disabled or frail and might have trouble living on their own. This is a pension benefit and is not dependent upon service-related injuries for compensation. However, veterans must have served one d
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