(BPT) – Many veterans trying to find civilian jobs after serving in the military face barriers to employment — often because their military experience doesn’t… Read More »PVA Personalizes Job-Hunting for Veterans with Disabilities
It can be overwhelming to be asked to make healthcare decisions for someone who is dying and is no longer able to make his or… Read More »Making Healthcare Decisions for Someone Who is Dying
A Veteran’s Administration Survivors Pension is an indispensable benefit to receive. If you think you are eligible, to be sure you know how to determine your eligibility and how to make a claim.
Across the nation, the number of suicide deaths has been rising since the turn of the millennium. From 2005 to 2017, there was a 43.6% increase in the number of suicide deaths in the general population and a 6.1% increase in the number of suicide deaths in the Veteran population. With the number of suicides on the rise, particularly for veterans, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs is striving to provide resources through VA medical centers and other organizations both to prevent suicide and to help when a suicide occurs. Listed below are a few of these resources for veterans and their families:Read More »Department of Veteran’s Affairs Provides Resources for Preventing Suicide
The definition of “ombudsman” is “one that investigates, reports on, and helps settle complaints,” according to Merriam-Webster. The term comes from the Swedish language and… Read More »Ombudsman Services Provided by Berks County Area Agency on Aging
Every year, many seniors are targeted by scammers who want to steal their Medicare numbers to do things like rack up fake health care charges and commit identity theft.