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Making the Most of Your Veterans Benefits

A lot of places take veterans benefits to help aid in rent at assisted living homes and some private care homes. When we get older we think the rent for a private facility is way beyond our reach. However, if you are a veteran or a spouse of a veteran you may be entitled to a substantial amount of money to go towards your room and board every month. Also, many Veterans Administration hospitals give you free medical attention and medications.

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There are some exclusions to medication so you'd have to check into it. This can help you have a home away from home that is affordable.
So be sure to ask if you can get veterans benefits for a doctor visit, medication, and rent. It really helps a lot of people who do not belong in a nursing home.

Source: My place of business.

By gem from VA

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November 22, 2010

In order to get a veteran's discount at Lowe's I must present my veteran's card. Do I actually have to pay for the item or can someone else pay?

By crankitup from Manitowoc, WI

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August 8, 20120 found this helpful

Maybe a call to the store manager would answer the question, they are a good company & I personally don't think they would care who actually pays the bill, someone else could be buying it as a gift for you or they may owe you money and you may be using the bartering method. Thank your husband for his service!

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My husband, a Vietnam veteran, was talking to a friend about some household improvements we were making when the friend shared this very informative tip:

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