Understanding Veterans Benefits FOR St. Louis Seniors

Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefits Program

Aid & Attendance Program Don't be fooled and pay for services that you can get for free.  Be sure that you are speaking with a Veteran Service Officer to learn more about the benefits that you may be entitiled to.

The Society of Certified Senior Advisors has created a new indispensible guide to help senior citizens and their families obtain benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This user-friendly and comprehensive guide contains a wide breadth of practical tips and valuable resources to save you time in navigating the maze of veterans benefits. This guide also provides a wealth of references to appropriate agencies for more information on eligibility and the application process.

Topics covered within include: 

  • A review of medical and health benefits
  • The difference between compensation and pensions
  • What's available for geriatric and long-term care
  • Little known benefits including re-employment and unemployment
  • A list of resources for seniors and their families


Many people are first confronted by the maze of veterans benefits when they need to apply for them. However the process of determining what you’re eligible for and then applying can take a lot longer than first assumed. Use this guide as your first step in planning ahead for obtaining veterans benefits. 

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Veteran's Benefit Guide


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