Savvy Senior: The Long-Term Care Benefit Many Veterans Are Missing Out On

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

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Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair Makes Lebanon Debut

After more than two decades with the U.S. Navy, Derek Lindsay had traded a military uniform for a suit and tie.

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Donations Sought for ‘Stockings for Soldiers’ Program

Blue Ridge Communications is again partnering with Keystone Military Families to act as a collection site for the Stockings for Soldiers program from Oct. 1 to Nov. 16.

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Soldier Stories: He Survived Firefights, Hepatitis, and a Landmine that Failed to Detonate

Central Pennsylvania resident Dan Dorsheimer had been in Vietnam for only three weeks when he went out on his first patrol as an Army infantryman. The events that followed would be seared into his memory.

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Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair Debuting in Lebanon Sept. 12

An event created to connect veterans and transitioning military to benefits, resources, and jobs is coming to Lebanon County this September.

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Soldier Stories: Vet Finds Healing in Missionary Work, PTSD Support

Former Air Force E-4 Edwin “Eddie” Beckford nearly died in an airplane accident before even reaching Vietnam. And once there, he was targeted by an enemy sniper.

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Soldier Stories: Severely Wounded in Vietnam, He Spent a Year in an Upper Body Cast

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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Veterans Urged to Enroll in DMVA Veterans Registry

Last fall, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs established the Pennsylvania Veterans registry to help ensure that current veterans and service members leaving the military receive every benefit they earned with their service.

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New Lancaster County VA Clinic Opens

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Lebanon VA Medical Center’s new Lancaster County VA Clinic recently opened and started providing services to veterans at 212 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Suite 208, Willow Street.

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