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For many aging or disabled veterans who need help with activities of daily living, finding the funds to pay for the care they need is a common concern.
One of the largely forgotten chapters of the Vietnam War is the service of thousands of women, 68 of whom paid the ultimate sacrifice. And contrary to popular belief, not all of the women served as nurses, and not all of them were even official members of the military.
Area veterans of all ages, active military, and their families are urged to attend the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair, a free, one-day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at Wyndham Garden York, 2000 Loucks Road, York.
During a recent hearing entitled “Veterans Scams: Protecting Those Who Protect Us,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, highlighted his bipartisan letter that calls on the Department of Veterans Affairs to take a more active role in tracking these scams and educating veterans about these schemes.
Dear Savvy Senior,
I have heard that the VA has a benefit that can help veterans and spouses with long-term care costs. We recently had to move my 86-year-old father — who served in the Army nearly 60 years ago — into an assisted living facility, and my mom isn’t far behind. Can the VA help?
– Seeking Aid
A free, one-day event for veterans, active military, and their families, the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair will come to Lebanon for the first time Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Lebanon Expo Center, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon.
An event created to connect veterans and transitioning military to benefits, resources, and jobs is coming to Lebanon County this September.
Central Pennsylvania native Joe Novak survived grievous wounds as a Marine reconnaissance sergeant in Vietnam. Now he is a collector of knickknacks, from an autographed photo of an archbishop to a motorcycle once owned by rock ’n’ roll legend Jimi Hendrix.
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