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Fighting for Veterans & Families

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When a 93-year-old widow needs help, we listen. Millie, the widow of a World War II veteran, had been on her own since 1999, when her late husband passed away. In 2006, when Millie could no longer take care of herself, she moved into an assisted living facility near her hometown of Fostoria, Ohio. For …

VA Aid and Attendance

VA Aid and Attendance

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Are you a veteran who is 65 or older or are you the surviving spouse of a veteran and have not remarried?  If so, are you no longer able to perform normal tasks such as eating on your own, dressing or bathing?  Are you suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia and no longer able to care …

Are the Aid and Attendance Rules Changing?

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At AlerStallings, our office has been buzzing the last few weeks about a proposed rule change by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (the “VA”). The VA wants to impose a look-back period for applications for its Aid and Attendance pension, much like the Medicaid look-back already in place. The move is meant to leapfrog Congress, …

Disabled Veterans

New “Look-Back” Policy Could Penalize Veterans

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A new government policy is currently pending that could deny benefits to veterans who apply for the Aid & Attendance Pension.

How can you make sure your assets are protected from long-term care costs?

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What other benefits are out there for Veterans?

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Can veterans get benefits to pay someone for their at-home care (even a child)?

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Do you have too much money for the Aid & Attendance Pension?

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Is the Aid & Attendance Pension application process complicated?

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Do life estates still work to protect your house or farm from nursing home expenses?

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Should you rely on the caseworker at ODJFS for planning advice?

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How much can you receive each month from the Veteran’s Aid & Attendance Pension?

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How much can you receive each month from the Veteran’s Aid & Attendance Pension?

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Are you eligible for Veterans benefits?

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Can’t you just give your assets to the kids and then apply for government benefits?

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Steven & Marilyn Haller, Spencerville, OH

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I found Greg to be friendly, relaxed, direct and knowledgeable.