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Challenges For Seniors Veterans

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Apr 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

There are a number of benefits associated with senior living and assisted-living facilities and this is especially true for other subgroups like senior veterans. Older individuals who are dealing with a disability can benefit greatly from what assisted living facilities have to offer. Likewise, other groups such as veterans can continue on to the next chapter of their lives while receiving the care and social stimulation that they require at an assisted living facility.

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Organizations That Will Help Senior Veterans

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Nov 5, 2018 11:00:00 AM

 

According to U.S. Census Data, there are over 9 million senior veterans in the United States. Despite the number, not all veterans take advantage of the multiple organizations that are out there to help senior veterans and their families as their age continues to rise. According to Aging.com, only a combined 6.3 percent of veterans over the age of 65 are receiving their possible benefits. This means that over 8 million veterans are not being provided the services that they are eligible to receive.

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8 Ways To Honor Veterans

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Oct 26, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

There are few groups in the United States who deserve our respect, recognition, and praise more than the brave men and women in our military. These remarkable individuals lay their lives on the line so that we may sleep peacefully and safe in our own beds. At Landmark Senior Living, we believe in honoring those who have served in any we can. We do this by offering assisted living options to veterans at an affordable rate, making both comfort and value attainable to those who deserve it most. We also believe in honoring our Veterans through simple acts of kindness, and encourage our readers to do the same. Here are some ways to honor the Veteran in your life, whether they may be a stranger, friend, or relative.

 

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PTSD Symptoms In Veterans

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Oct 19, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

“To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan.”

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Top Movies Honoring Our Veterans

Posted by Conor Denton on Oct 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

As we transition into the fall, we inch ever closer to Veteran’s day. Over the years, there have been a multitude of movies produced in an effort to honor our military by offering realistic portrayals of survival and brotherhood. Below is a randomly compiled list of some of the top movies that rightfully honor our veterans.

 

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Changes To Veteran's Benefits

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Oct 10, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

Landmark Senior Living prides itself in being a trusted resource for assisted living information for both civilians and Veterans. We have written several articles about the pension benefits available for veterans to help cover some of the costs associated with assisted living and home care. Recently, the Veterans Administration published changes to their pension guidelines that will go into effect starting October 18th.

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Funeral Planning For Veterans

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Sep 24, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

The Department of Veterans Affairs has historically only assessed a United States Veteran’s eligibility for burial benefits at the hour of need. This method of operation has unfortunately left many mourning family members scrambling to locate their loved one’s health information, discharge papers, and to file an application during a time when they are already under stress.

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VA Benefits For Veterans And Their Caregivers

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Sep 19, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

For retired Veterans that need help with daily tasks, the VA offers a multitude of benefits in the form of pensions, loans, health care services and more. Caregivers that oversee the well being of such Veterans are also eligible to apply for these benefits on behalf of Veterans and to even compensate themselves for services rendered in helping their Veteran.

 

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Tips For Applying For Veteran's Benefits

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Sep 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

Applying for the right VA benefits can make the difference between able to afford assisted living or being forced to take out a loan/borrow money from a friend. Eligibility for these benefits should be the primary concern for veterans and their caregivers, though other smaller aspects could potentially impact whether you receive the full benefit amounts. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs can help you secure the benefits you or your senior veteran deserve. While navigating the application process, it’s important to keep several things in mind that can help streamline the process and help you avoid missteps.

 

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Why Veterans Should Consider Senior Housing

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Aug 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

Are you or a relative a veteran of the U.S. Army and thinking about retirement options? If you explore the possibilities for the future life of seniors and the fact they could be missing the camaraderie of colleagues in the military, you can move to a retirement community for veterans.


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