Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day are both important holidays. But, Should I thank a Veteran on Memorial Day? The answer may not be what you think!Continue Reading
How Long Do Veterans Disability Benefits Last?
The people who serve in our Armed Forces are some of the bravest members of our society. Yet too often, their military service either causes a disability or makes an existing disability worse. In this situation, the injured service member may seek disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). To qualify for VA […]Continue Reading
VA Statement in Support of Claim Example
If you served in the United States military, then you may be entitled to certain benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This may include disability benefits for those vets who suffered a service-connected disability. If you qualify for VA disability benefits, then you will receive monetary compensation based on your level of […]Continue Reading
How Sleep Apnea Affects Your VA Rating
For individuals with sleep apnea, every day can be a struggle. A lack of sleep can make it difficult to focus or to complete basic tasks. If you have sleep apnea that is either the result of your military service or was caused by a different service-connected disability, you may be eligible for disability benefits […]Continue Reading
How Does the VA Rate PTSD?
In recent years, the impact of trauma on our lives has become a hot topic. More than ever before, experts and laypeople alike have recognized how conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect a person. This is particularly true for anyone who has served in the military. PTSD is incredibly common in veterans. […]Continue Reading
How Does VA Disability Back Pay Work?
If you served in the military and suffered a disability as a result of your service, you may be entitled to benefits. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides disability benefits veterans who have a current illness or injury that either began or was made worse during their service. A veteran must have been discharged […]Continue Reading
2022 VA Disability Rates
Military service comes with many rewards — and its fair share of risks. For many veterans, service in a branch of the military leads to lifelong disability due to an illness or injury. If that disability was connected to their service, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will typically pay benefits. Like many types of […]Continue Reading
New Jersey, Pennsylvania, & National Disability Statistics
Health is something that many of us take for granted. Yet for individuals with disabilities, having a medical or mental health problem can affect daily life in dramatic ways. As our health status can change in an instant, understanding more about disability is vital to our overall safety and well-being. Disability Across the United States […]Continue Reading
New Jersey Veterans Resource Guide
There are more than 340,000 veterans living in New Jersey. These brave men and women have sacrificed so much for our freedom and our safety, and yet too often, they are left alone deal with the aftermath of their service. Among the 340,000 veterans living in New Jersey are over 53,000 veterans with disabilities. In […]Continue Reading
Net Worth – No Longer a Factor in VA Health Care Eligibility
The Veterans Administration announced yesterday that it has eliminated the use of net worth as a factor for health care programs and copayment responsibilities. This change will make an estimated 190,000 Veterans eligible for reduced costs of their health services within an estimated 5-year period. Effective this year, VA health care benefits are more accessible […]Continue Reading