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Veterans Benefits: Financial Help for Veterans and Their Survivors

Article Veterans benefits can ease a senior or disabled person's finances. To help a veteran apply, consider these qualifications for veterans benefits.

V.A. Grants for Adapted Vehicles

Article V.A. grants help some veterans buy a specially adapted vehicle or adapt their own. Learn who qualifies and how to apply for an adapted vehicle grant.

V.A. Burial Benefits

Article The V.A. offers burial benefits for some veterans' families. What benefits are offered, who qualifies, and how to apply for V.A. burial benefits.

V.A. Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Article The V.A. Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) goes monthly to a veteran's survivors. Learn who's eligible, what's paid, and how to apply.

V.A. Service-Connected Disability Compensation

Article The V.A. compensates for disability due to active-duty injury or illness. Learn who's eligible, what the V.A. pays, and how to apply.

V.A. Home Modification Grants

Article The V.A. provides home-modification grants for veterans, under certain conditions. Learn who's eligible, what the V.A. pays, and how to apply.

V.A. Medical Benefits

Article Most veterans are eligible for V.A. medical benefits -- with some restrictions. Learn who's eligible, what benefits are provided, and how to apply.

V.A. Pension

Article The V.A. pays monthly benefits to certain low-income veterans. Learn who's eligible, how much the V.A. pays, and how to apply for a V.A. pension.

Priority V.A. Medical Benefits for Veterans With a Service-Connected Disability

Article Some veterans receive priority medical care from the V.A. Learn about the priority group system, who's eligible, and how to apply for priority care.

CHAMPVA Medical Benefits

Article The V.A. offers medical benefits through CHAMPVA, which is similar to Medicare. Learn what coverage is available, who's eligible, and how to apply.

V.A. Nursing Home Benefits

Article Various nursing home and other long-term care programs are available to veterans through the V.A. Learn about V.A. long-term care and how to apply.

V.A. Benefits Finder: For Older Veterans and Their Families

Article Various benefits are available to veterans and their families through the V.A. Learn which benefits are offered and how to find out more about them.

National Council on Aging: Interview With Paul DelPonte

Article If your loved one is struggling with economic security or health issues, you should know about NCOA's resources and how they can help.

Who Qualifies for Veterans Medical Benefits

Article Who qualifies for veterans medical benefits? Our primer describes who qualifies for veterans medical benefits and how to help a veteran apply.