Veterans Affairs – June 2017

Veterans Affairs
Jack Ryan, VSO

MONTGOMERY GI BILL-SELECTIVE RESERVE

Members of the Reserve and the National Guard may be eligible for up to 36 months of educational benefits.
To qualify:

Have a six year Obligation to the reserve or Guard
Complete initial active duty for training
Meet the requirements to receive a high school diploma or equivalent
Remain in good standing with the Reserve or Guard unit

PAYMENTS:
The rate for full time training effective Oct. 1, 2013is $362.00 per month Part-time rates are reduced proportionately. Eligibility expires 15 years from the last period of active duty.

 

VA HEALTH BENEFITS

Home Health Care
Home Health Care includes VA’s Skilled Home Health Care Services and Homemaker and Home Health Aid Services.
Skilled Home Health Care Services
These services are in-home services provided by specially trained personnel, including nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and social workers. Care includes clinical assessments, treatment planning, treatment provision, health status monitoring, patient and family education, reassessment, referral, and follow up.
Homemaker/Home Health Aide Services
These services are personal care and related support services that enable frail and disabled Veterans to live at home.
Family Caregivers Program
This program provides support and assistance to caregivers of Post 9/11 Veterans and Service Members being medically discharged. Eligible Family Caregivers can receive a stipend, training, mental health services, travel and lodging reimbursement, and access to health insurance if they are not already under a health care plan. For more information, contact www.caregiver.va.gov, or by call 1-877-222-8387.
Please remember our Service Members who are away from home and cannot join us. Keep them in your prayers.
God Bless America.