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VA Expands Aid to Cover Vietnam Vets’ Caregivers

VA Expands Aid to Cover Vietnam Vets’ Caregivers“…Caregivers will be eligible to receive up to $2,800 a month for aiding veterans who require assistance with what health professionals call “Activities of Daily Living” (ADL), the basics needed for independent living at home or in the community.

That includes help with bathing, dressing, feeding, and getting in and out of bed. The program “saves money in the long run,” according to Byers because it provides compensation to spouses, parents, and other partners of severely injured veterans who would otherwise require expensive care in a facility…”

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