In this Elder Law Minute, Wes Coulson, Southern Illinois Elder Law attorney, discusses VA pension benefits and how military service-connected disability benefits are different from Aid and Attendance care benefits. ? How VA Service-Connected Disability Benefits Are Different From Aid and Attendance Transcript: Hi, I’m Wes Coulson from Dent-Coulson Elder Law in O’Fallon, Illinois and St. […]
Does the VA Have a Look-Back Period Like Medicaid Does?
In this Elder Law Minute, Wes Coulson, Southern Illinois Elder Law attorney, discusses the new VA look-back period, which is a topic that is of particular interest to any Veterans or widowed spouses of Veterans who might want to look toward establishing eligibility for the VA pension benefits that can be used to help pay for any […]
What Service Requirement Must Be Met For VA Pension Benefit Eligibility?
One of the most frequent questions that we get regarding VA Aid and Attendance benefits eligibility is: What is the service requirement to qualify? Some people believe that you have to have been career military, or have had at least two years in, engaged in active combat duty or even been in the country where […]
Family member caregivers and VA benefits
In the conclusion of our Veterans Pension Benefits series, Wes Coulson discusses family member caregivers and VA benefits. If done correctly, payments to family member caregivers are taken into consideration by the VA when establishing benefits. Family member caregivers and VA benefits Transcript: Hi, I’m Wes Coulson with your Elder Law Minute, concluding our series on […]
State Veterans Homes: Are they a good option?
Are State Veterans Homes a good option for veterans in need of care? In this Elder Law Minute video, Wes Coulson discusses this and how State Veterans Homes fit in with VA Pension Benefits. State Veterans Homes: Are they a good option? Transcript: Hello, this is Wes Coulson with your Elder Law Minute continuing our series […]